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ASTM International - ASTM F2317/F2317M-05(2009)

Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 July 2009
Status: inactive
Page Count: 10
ICS Code (Aircraft and space vehicles in general): 49.020
scope:

1.1 This specification covers the minimum airworthiness standards a manufacturer shall meet in the designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft.

1.2 This specification covers only weight-shift-control aircraft in which flight control systems do not use hinged surfaces controlled by the pilot.

Note 1-This section is intended to preclude hinged surfaces such as typically found on conventional airplanes such as rudders and elevators. Flexible sail surfaces typically found on weight-shift aircraft are not considered hinged surfaces for the purposes of this specification.

1.3 Weight-shift-control aircraft means a powered aircraft with a framed pivoting wing and a fuselage (trike carriage) controllable only in pitch and roll by the pilot's ability to change the aircraft's center of gravity with respect to the wing. Flight control of the aircraft depends on the wing's ability to flexibly deform rather than the use of control surfaces.

1.4 This specification is organized and numbered in accordance with the bylaws established for Committee F37. The main sections are:

Scope1
Referenced Documents2
Terminology3
Flight Requirements4
Structural Requirements5
Design and Construction Requirements6
Powerplant Requirements7
Equipment Requirements8
Operating Limitations9
Keywords10
AnnexAnnex A1
AppendixAppendix X1

1.5 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.

abstract:

This specification covers the minimum requirement for designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft. This specification covers only weight-shift-control aircraft... View More

Document History

November 1, 2016
Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft
1.1 This specification covers the minimum airworthiness standards a manufacturer shall meet in the designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft. 1.2 This specification covers...
June 1, 2016
Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft
1.1 This specification covers the minimum airworthiness standards a manufacturer shall meet in the designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft. 1.2 This specification covers...
January 1, 2010
Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft
This specification covers the minimum requirement for designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft. This specification covers only weight-shift-control aircraft in which flight...
ASTM F2317/F2317M-05(2009)
July 1, 2009
Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft
1.1 This specification covers the minimum airworthiness standards a manufacturer shall meet in the designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft. 1.2 This specification covers...
December 1, 2007
Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft
1.1 This specification covers the minimum airworthiness standards a manufacturer shall meet in the designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft. 1.2 This specification covers...
November 1, 2005
Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft
1.1 This specification covers the minimum airworthiness standards a manufacturer shall meet in the designing, testing, and labeling of weight-shift-control aircraft. 1.2 This specification covers...
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