ASTM WK41313

    New Specification for Emergency Conditions, Occupant Safety, and Accommodations for General Aviation Airplanes

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F44.30 | Committee F44 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification addresses: 1.1.1 Emergency conditions for general aviation airplanes, 1.1.2 Occupant safety for general aviation airplanes, and 1.1.3 Occupant and cargo accommodations for general aviation airplanes. 1.2 The applicant for a design approval shall seek the individual guidance to their respective Civil Aeronatics Administration (CAA) body concerning the use of this standard as part of a certification plan. For information on which CAA regulatory bodies have accepted this standard (in whole or in part) as a means of compliance to their small aircraft airworthiness regulations (hereinafter referred to as the Rules), refer to the ASTM F44 webpage (, which includes CAA website links. 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.


    emergency conditions; general aviation; aircraft; structures; occupant safety

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

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    Technical Contact:
    Matthew Kenner


    F44 (14-07)

    Withdrawn From Balloting


    COS (15-05)

    Ballot Item Approved as F3083-2015 and Pending Publication