ASTM F2563 - 06(2010)

    Standard Practice for Kit Assembly Instructions of Aircraft Intended Primarily for Recreation

    Active Standard ASTM F2563 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    Abstract

    This practice covers the instructions a kit producer must provide to a consumer in order to assemble and safely flight-test a recreational aircraft to ensure compliance with applicable ASTM standards. The instructions prescribe the necessary mechanical skills or training, or both, required for successful completion of the kit, as well as necessary tooling, fixtures, inspections, measurements, and other pertinent items required for successful completion of the kit. The kit assembly instructions (KAI) shall include at least the following information: (1) Revisions; (2) Introduction and instructions for using the KAI; (3) Table of Contents; (4) Safety Summary; (5) Applicable standards and specifications; (6) Terminology; (7) Required consumer abilities and responsibilities; (8) Required equipment and environmental conditions; (9) Parts list; (10) Assembly operations; (11) Final assembly Inspections; (12) Flight-test procedures; and (13) Additional requirements.

    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 practice covers the instructions a kit producer must provide to a consumer in order to assemble and safely flight-test a recreational aircraft to ensure compliance with applicable ASTM standards.

    1.2 The instructions prescribe the necessary mechanical skills or training, or both, required for successful completion of the kit, as well as necessary tooling, fixtures, inspections, measurements, and other pertinent items required for successful completion of the kit. Proof of compliance with these instructions may be vital for obtaining flight authorizations from the applicable CAA.

    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 49.035 (Components for aerospace construction)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25132000(Recreational aircraft)


    DOI: 10.1520/F2563-06R10

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