FAA Draft Notice N 8100.ODA open for comment


Notice N 8100.ODA, Organization Designation Authorization Holder Interference with ODA Unit Members and Communication between UMs and the Federal Aviation Administration

This Notice supplements FAA Order 8100.15B, Organization Designation Authorization Procedures, by providing instructions and procedures intended to prevent ODA holder interference with UMs performing their authorized functions and to ensure free communication between UMs and the FAA. The Notice also updates certain instructions and procedures for FAA personnel in evaluating applications submitted for ODA under the procedural requirements set forth in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 183 subpart D and conducting oversight of ODA holders approved under subpart D. To the extent that this Notice conflicts with FAA Order 8100.15B, the contents of this Notice supersede the Order.

To view the draft Notice N 8100.ODA, click here.

Comments are due no later than March 10, 2022. Comments should be submitted using the Draft Document Comment Grid.

The Aircraft Electronics Association encourages Organization Designation Authorizations (ODA) and Designated Engineering Representatives (DERs) to review the draft notice and submit comments before the March 10, 2022, deadline.

Contact Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government and industry affairs, by email at ricp@aea.net or by phone at 202-589-1144.