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    ASTM F3083 / F3083M - 20a

    Standard Specification for Emergency Conditions, Occupant Safety and Accommodations

    Active Standard ASTM F3083 / F3083M | Developed by Subcommittee: F44.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09

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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification addresses emergency conditions, occupant safety and accommodations for occupants and cargo.

    1.2 The applicant for a design approval must seek the individual guidance of their respective civil aviation authority (CAA) body concerning the use of this standard as part of a certification plan. For information on which CAA regulatory bodies have accepted this standard (in whole or in part) as a means of compliance to their airworthiness regulations (Hereinafter referred to as “the Rules”), refer to ASTM F44 webpage (www.ASTM.org/COMITTEE/F44.htm) which includes CAA website links.

    1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system are not necessarily exact equivalents; therefore, to ensure conformance with the standard, each system shall be used independently of the other, and values from the two systems shall not be combined.

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

    1.5 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.

    ASTM Standards

    F3060 Terminology for Aircraft

    F3061/F3061M Specification for Systems and Equipment in Small Aircraft

    F3179/F3179M Specification for Performance of Aircraft

    U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

    49 CFR Part 572 Anthropomorphic Test Devices (Subpart B)

    European Aviation Safety Agency Regulations

    CS-23 Certification Specifications for Normal, Utility, Aerobatic, and Commuter Category Aeroplanes (Amendment 3)

    CS-VLA Certifications Specifications for Very Light Aeroplanes (Amendment 1)

    Other Standards


    PH1.25 Standard Specifications for Safety Photographic Film Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 93141808(Occupational health or safety services)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F3083_F3083M-20A

    Citation Format

    ASTM F3083 / F3083M-20a, Standard Specification for Emergency Conditions, Occupant Safety and Accommodations, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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