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    ASTM F3198 - 18

    Standard Specification for Light Sport Aircraft Manufacturer’s Continued Operational Safety (COS) Program

    Active Standard ASTM F3198 | Developed by Subcommittee: F37.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes the minimum requirements for a Continued Operational Safety (COS) program for manufacturer’s of light sport aircraft and light sport aircraft kits.

    1.2 This specification applies to aircraft seeking civil aviation authority approval, in the form of flight certificates, flight permits, or other like documentation.

    1.3 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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

    F2483 Practice for Maintenance and the Development of Maintenance Manuals for Light Sport Aircraft


    ICS Code

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

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    DOI: 10.1520/F3198-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM F3198-18, Standard Specification for Light Sport Aircraft Manufacturer’s Continued Operational Safety (COS) Program, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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