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How do I Cite FAA Advisory Circulars in APA Format?

Updated March 23, 2017

Citing an FAA Advisory Circular as a Web Document

Step 1

List the author or organization responsible for the document, in this case, the Federal Aviation Administration, followed by a period.

Step 2

List the date of publication, in parentheses, followed by a period.

Step 3

List the number of the document (Advisory Circular 116-24, for example), followed by a comma.

Step 4

List the title of the document in italics.

Step 5

List the URL of the page where you found the document, preceded by the words "retrieved from."

Step 6

Review the citation for the following format: Federal Aviation Administration (Date of publication). Advisory Circular 116-24, How To Safely Remove Your Landing Gear. Retrieved from www.address.com

Citing an FAA Advisory Circular as a Material Document

Step 1

Start with Federal Aviation Administration, followed by a period.

Step 2

List the date of publication, in parentheses, followed by a period.

Step 3

List the title of the document in italics. List the serial number of the document, in parentheses, followed by a period.

Step 4

List the place of publication followed by a colon, and then the name of the publisher, followed by a period.

Step 5

Review the finished citation for proper format: Federal Aviation Administration. (Date of publication). How To Safely Remove Your Landing Gear (Advisory Circular 116-24). Place of Publication: Name of Publisher.

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Tips

  • Remember to format document titles in italics.

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