ASTM F2506 - 13

    Standard Specification for Design and Testing of Light Sport Aircraft Propellers

    Active Standard ASTM F2506 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the establishment of the minimum requirements for the design, testing, and quality assurance of fixed-pitch or ground adjustable propellers for light sport aircraft. The propeller may not have design features that have been shown to be hazardous or unreliable unless the suitability of each questionable design detail or part can be established by tests. Strength testing; stress measurement, fatigue strength, and fatigue analysis, endurance testing, and teardown inspection shall be performed to meet the requirements prescribed.

    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 This specification covers the establishment of the minimum requirements for the design, testing, and quality assurance of fixed-pitch or ground adjustable propellers for light sport aircraft. These propellers are used on light aircraft, and could be used with engines conforming to Practice F2339.

    1.1.1 When applying the additions provided in Appendix X1, this specification also covers the establishment of the minimum requirements for the design, testing and quality assurance of in-flight adjustable propellers for light-sport aircraft.

    1.2 This specification is intended for use by manufacturers of propellers for light sport aircraft.

    1.3 This specification does not address the airframe installation requirements for propellers.

    1.4 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 to 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

    F2339 Practice for Design and Manufacture of Reciprocating Spark Ignition Engines for Light Sport Aircraft


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 49.050 (Aerospace engines and propulsion systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25130000(Aircraft)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2506

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