ASTM F2243 - 11(2013)

    Standard Specification for Required Product Information to be Provided with Powered Parachute Aircraft

    Active Standard ASTM F2243 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the requirements that apply for the manufacture of powered parachute aircraft; it includes pilot operating handbook requirements for powered parachute aircraft. This applies to powered parachute aircraft seeking civil aviation authority approval, in the form of flight certificates, flight permits, or other similar documentation. Each light sport aircraft must include an aircraft operating instructions which includes: operating limitations, operating data, format, supplements, and data location and contact information. Each aircraft shall have a maintenance manual provided for the aircraft that covers the minimum of the requirements as defined by the aircraft manufacturer.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 The following requirements apply for the manufacture of powered parachute aircraft. This specification includes pilot operating handbook requirements for powered parachute aircraft that were designed and manufactured in accordance with ASTM standards.

    1.1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for information that shall be provided by the manufacturer or seller of new light sport aircraft, engines, or propellers as a part of the initial sale or transfer to the first end user.

    1.1.2 This specification does not apply to the sale or transfer of used light sport aircraft, engines, or propellers.

    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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.220.40 (Outdoor and water sports equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25132005(Ultra light aircraft)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2243

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