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    ASTM F3235 - 17a

    Standard Specification for Aircraft Storage Batteries

    Active Standard ASTM F3235 | Developed by Subcommittee: F44.50

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers international standards for the electrical storage battery aspects of airworthiness and design for “small” aircraft.

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

    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 limitations 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.


    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

    Other Standards

    RTCA/DO-311 Minimum Operational Performance Standards for Rechargeable Lithium Battery Systems Available from Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA), 1150 18th NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, https://www.rtca.org.


    ICS Code

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

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25200000(Aerospace systems and components and equipment)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F3235-17A

    Citation Format

    ASTM F3235-17a, Standard Specification for Aircraft Storage Batteries, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017, www.astm.org

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