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    ASTM F2242 - 05(2018)

    Standard Specification for Production Acceptance Testing System for Powered Parachute Aircraft

    Active Standard ASTM F2242 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09

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    This specification covers the minimum requirements for production acceptance testing of a powered parachute aircraft. The test includes ground and flight testing. In ground testing, the aircraft shall undergo inspection verification and engine break-in. In flight testing, on the other hand, the aircraft shall be inspected for performance while on a specified flight time, including takeoff and landing, and shall undergo instrument verification. In addition, this specification also provides for post flight acceptance testing, which shall include a review of all flight critical attachments and structures.

    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 powered parachute aircraft. This specification includes the production acceptance test requirements for powered parachute aircraft.

    1.2 This specification applies to powered parachute 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25132005(Ultra light aircraft)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F2242-05R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2242-05(2018), Standard Specification for Production Acceptance Testing System for Powered Parachute Aircraft, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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