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ASTM International - ASTM F2317/F2317M-10

Standard Specification for Design of Weight-Shift-Control Aircraft

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 January 2010
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:

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

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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...
ASTM F2317/F2317M-10
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...
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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