ASTM F2457 - 05(2009)

    Standard Specification for Required Product Information to be Provided with Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft

    Active Standard ASTM F2457 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.40

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    Abstract

    The following requirements apply for the manufacture of weight-shift-control aircraft. This specification includes Aircraft Operating Instructions (AOI) and Flight Training Supplement (FTS) requirements for aircraft that were designed and manufactured in accordance with requirements. 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. The information given shall be included where applicable on the information plate. Each aircraft must include a set of aircraft operating instructions. Each aircraft shall have an MIP document provided for the aircraft that complies with an accepted standard. Each aircraft shall have an FTS that describes features, performance, and procedures unique to that aircraft model.

    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 weight-shift-control aircraft. This specification includes Aircraft Operating Instructions (AOI) and Flight Training Supplement (FTS) requirements for 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 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 limitations prior to use.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 49.020 (Aircraft and space vehicles in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25132005(Ultra light aircraft)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2457-05R09

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