This specification provides minimum requirements for the installation and integration of powerplant system units and is applicable to small aeroplanes as defined in the F44 terminology standard. The applicant for a design approval must seek the individual guidance to their respective civil aviation authority (CAA) body concerning the use of this specification as part of a certification plan.
This specification covers: air induction system for each engine and auxiliary power unit and their accessories, powerplant exhaust system, forced air induction and bleed air systems, oil system, liquid cooling, turbojet and turbofan reversing systems, and powerplant accessories and components. Also specified are tank tests for pressure, vibration, and tank sloshing.
1.1 This specification covers minimum requirements for the installation and integration of powerplant system units.
1.2 This specification is applicable to small aeroplanes as defined in the F44 terminology standard. Use of the term airplane is used throughout this specification and will mean “small airplane.”
1.3 The applicant for a design approval shall seek the individual guidance to their respective 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 Small Aircraft Airworthiness regulations (Hereinafter referred to as “the Rules”), refer to the ASTM F44 webpage (www.ASTM.org/COMITTEE/F44.htm) which includes CAA website links.
1.4 References within this standard normally refer to documents in United States legal system. cross references documents in the legal system of other countries of corresponding content.
1.5 Units—The values stated are SI units followed by imperial units in brackets. 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.
1.6 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.
1.7 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.