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    ASTM F2538 - 07a(2019)

    Standard Practice for Design and Manufacture of Reciprocating Compression Ignition Engines for Light Sport Aircraft

    Active Standard ASTM F2538 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09

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    Significance and Use

    3.1 This practice provides designers and manufacturers of engines for light sport aircraft design references and criteria to use in designing and manufacturing engines.

    3.2 Declaration of compliance is based on testing and documentation during the design and testing or flight-testing of the engine type by the manufacturer or under the manufacturer's guidance.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers minimum requirements for the design and manufacture of reciprocating compression ignition engines for light sport aircraft, Visual Flight Rules (VFR) use.

    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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.3 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.

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

    RTCA Documents

    FAA Document

    FAA AC 33.28-2

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 49.050 (Aerospace engines and propulsion systems)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25130000(Aircraft); 52000000(Domestic Appliances and Supplies and Consumer Electronic Products)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F2538-07AR19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2538-07a(2019), Standard Practice for Design and Manufacture of Reciprocating Compression Ignition Engines for Light Sport Aircraft, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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