The purpose of this document is to provide information and guidance concerning an acceptable means, but not the only means, of compliance with Parts 23, 25, 27, and 29 (23.867, 25.899, 27.610, and 29.610) of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), applicable to aircraft for protection against the adverse effects of precipitations static. This ARP provides general information on aircraft surface p-static charging mechanisms and the impact p-static has on aircraft systems. It addresses elements of effective aircraft p-static control design. Finally, it defines methods for verifying acceptable aircraft p-static control. Accordingly, this material is neither mandatory nor regulatory in nature and does not constitute a regulation.