The purpose of this Report was to provide guidance to the commercial transport aviation industry in the selection and usage of oxygen equipment for high altitude transport aircraft. This Report reflects the consensus of views of the various parts of the industry contacted. The document is based on sound engineering and physiological principles and research data. The recommendations embodied in this document are applicable to commercial transport aircraft for operations between 8,000 and 40,000 ft. altitude.
The A-10 Committee concluded that the content of this document will not be updated in the future. New documents updating the issues previously addressed have been or are being developed that addresses current technologies and practices specific to commercial operations above 40,000 ft. Therefore, the Committee decided to stabilize this document in its current state.