Active Standard ASTM F2355 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.60
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
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This specification covers design and performance requirements that apply for the manufacture of lighter-than-air light sport aircraft. Performance requirements for balloons, airships and thermal airships are: proof of compliance; general performance; flight performance; climb; controllability and maneuverability; descent; landing; and stability and control. Structure requirements for airships, thermal airships, balloons and vectored thrust balloons are presented in details. The power plant installation shall be easily accessible for inspection and maintenance. The equipments for airships and free balloons are presented in details. The operating limitations and other information necessary for safe operation shall be established and documented in a flight manual, which will be made available to the pilot upon aircraft delivery.
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2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F2353 Specification for Manufacturer Quality Assurance Program for Lighter-Than-Air Light Sport Aircraft
F2354 Specification for Continued Airworthiness System for Lighter-Than-Air Light Sport Aircraft
F2356 Specification for Production Acceptance Testing System for Lighter-Than-Air Light Sport Aircraft
F2427 Specification for Required Product Information to be Provided with Lighter-Than-Air Light Sport Aircraft
ICS Number Code 49.020 (Aircraft and space vehicles in general)