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DOT/FAA RIN: 2120-AL59 Publication ID: Spring 2023 
Title: Installation and Operation of Flightdeck Installed Physical Secondary Barriers on Transport Category Airplanes in part 121 Service 

This rulemaking would implement a mandate in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 by requiring that certain airplanes operating in domestic commercial service have an installed physical secondary barrier that protects the flightdeck from unauthorized intrusion when the flightdeck door is opened.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 121    14 CFR 25   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(f)    49 U.S.C. 44701(a)(5)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/01/2022  87 FR 46892   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/30/2022 
Final Rule  09/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Dan Jacquet
Airframe and Cabin Safety Section
Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
Transport Standards Branch, Policy and Innovation Division, 2200 South 216th Street,
Des Moines, WA 91898
Phone:206 231-3208