This specification covers the minimum requirements for production acceptance testing of a powered parachute aircraft. The test includes ground and flight testing. In ground testing, the aircraft shall undergo inspection verification and engine break-in. In flight testing, on the other hand, the aircraft shall be inspected for performance while on a specified flight time, including takeoff and landing, and shall undergo instrument verification. In addition, this specification also provides for post flight acceptance testing, which shall include a review of all flight critical attachments and structures.
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1.1 The following requirements apply for the manufacture powered parachute aircraft. This specification includes the production acceptance test requirements for powered parachute aircraft.
1.2 This specification applies to powered parachute aircraft seeking civil aviation authority approval, in the form of flight certificates, flight permits, or other like documentation.
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.
ight sport aircraft; powered parachute aircraft; special airworthiness certificate; Acceptance criteria/testing; Powered parachute aircraft--specifications; Production acceptance testing;
ICS Number Code 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)
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