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1.1 This specification covers minimum requirements for the design, manufacture, and installation of parachutes for light sport aircraft.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. There may be values given in parentheses that are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units. Values in parentheses are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.2.1 Note that within the aviation community mixed units are appropriate in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) agreements. While the values stated in SI units are regarded as standard, certain values such as airspeeds in knots and altitude in feet are also accepted as standard.
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.
FAA DocumentFAASpecialConditions (Docket No. 118C), Ballistic Recovery Systems, Modified for Small General Aviation Aircraft
ICS Number Code 49.020 (Aircraft and space vehicles in general); 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)
UNSPSC Code 25201904(Parachutes); 25132000(Recreational aircraft)