Standard Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Airplane
|Publication Date:||1 October 2020|
|ICS Code (Aircraft and space vehicles in general):||49.020|
This specification covers airworthiness requirements for the design of powered fixed wing light sport aircraft, an "airplane."
This specification is applicable to the design of a light sport aircraft/airplane as defined by regulations and limited to VFR flight.
Units-The values given in this standard are in SI units and are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound (or other) units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents. Where it may not be clear, some equations provide the units of the result directly following the equation.
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 requirements prior to use.
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.