ASTM F2483 - 12

    Standard Practice for Maintenance and the Development of Maintenance Manuals for Light Sport Aircraft

    Active Standard ASTM F2483 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 The purpose of this practice is to provide guidance to owners, mechanics, airports, regulatory officials, and aircraft and component manufacturers who may accomplish maintenance, repairs, and alterations on a light sport aircraft. In addition, this practice covers the format and content of maintenance manuals and instructions for the maintenance, repair, and alteration of an LSA.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice provides guidelines for the qualifications to accomplish the various levels of maintenance on U.S.-certificated experimental and special light sport aircraft. In addition, it provides the content and structure of maintenance manuals for aircraft and their components that are operated as light sport aircraft.

    1.2 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.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F2241 Specification for Continued Airworthiness System for Powered Parachute Aircraft

    F2244 Specification for Design and Performance Requirements for Powered Parachute Aircraft

    F2245 Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Airplane

    F2295 Practice for Continued Operational Safety Monitoring of a Light Sport Aircraft

    F2352 Specification for Design and Performance of Light Sport Gyroplane Aircraft

    F2415 Practice for Continued Airworthiness System for Light Sport Gyroplane Aircraft


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25132000(Recreational aircraft)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2483-12

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