deals with the Department of Transportation, and the
fth volume is focused on NASA.These 68 regulations can be separated into the follow
ing three categories:1. Administrative2. Airworthiness Certication3. Airworthiness OperationSince 1958, these rules have typically been referredto as “FARs,” short for Federal Aviation Regulations.However, another set of regulations (Title 48) is titledFederal Acquisitions Regulations,” and this has led
Overview — Title 14 of the Code ofFederal Regulations (14 CFR)
Figure 12-1 reects the changes in aviation relatedregulations, which have occurred during the time frameindicated in the left column. Just as aircraft continueto evolve with ever improving technology, so do theregulations, publications, forms, and records requiredto design, build, and maintain them.The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulationsthat govern today’s aircraft are found in Title 14 of theCode of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). [Figure 12-2]There are 68 regulations organized into three volumesunder Title 14, Aeronautics and Space. A fourth volume
Figure 12-1. FAA historical background of aviation related regulations.