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FAA Seeks Comments on Draft Guidance on EECS Articles and Modifications

The FAA has released a draft advisory circular (AC) that is meant to provide guidance and describe acceptable methods for demonstrating compliance with the engine control systems requirements of 14 C.F.R. 33.28.  It is intended for those manufacturing or modifying electronic engine control systems (EECS).

PMA Parts manufacturers whose articles affect the EECS should review this guidance to ensure that it provides correct and useful information.

The information provided in this draft AC is meant to replace the guidance in AC 33.28-1 (June 29, 2001) and AC 33.28-2 (August 13, 2003).

Comments are due November 28, 2011.  Comments should be directed to:

Gary Horan
Federal Aviation Administration
Engine and Propeller Directorate
Standards Staff, ANE-111
12 New England Executive Park
Burlington, MA 01803
Fax :(781) 238-7199
Email :

Please provide copies of your comments to MARPA so that the Association can provide support to your position.

About Jason Dickstein

Mr. Dickstein is the President of the Washington Aviation Group, a Washington, DC-based aviation law firm. He represents several aviation trade associations, including the Aviation Suppliers Association, the Aircraft Electronics Association, the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association and the Modification and Replacement Parts Association.


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