ASTM F2245-11

    Standard Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Airplane


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers airworthiness requirements for the design of powered fixed wing light sport aircraft, an airplane.

    1.2 This specification is applicable to the design of a light sport aircraft/airplane as defined by regulations and limited to VFR flight.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F2316 Specification for Airframe Emergency Parachutes

    F2339 Practice for Design and Manufacture of Reciprocating Spark Ignition Engines for Light Sport Aircraft

    F2506 Specification for Design and Testing of Light Sport Aircraft Propellers

    F2538 Practice for Design and Manufacture of Reciprocating Compression Ignition Engines for Light Sport Aircraft

    F2564 Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Glider

    F2746 Specification for Pilots Operating Handbook (POH) for Light Sport Airplane

    F2840 Practice for Design and Manufacture of Electric Propulsion Units for Light Sport Aircraft


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 49.020 (Aircraft and space vehicles in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25132000(Recreational aircraft)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F2245-11

    ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.


    Citation Format

    ASTM F2245-11, Standard Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Airplane, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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