Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 3Date: 2020-01-01Original Date: 2020-01-01Title: Section § 121.229 - Location of fuel tanks.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED). SUBCHAPTER G - AIR CARRIERS AND OPERATORS FOR COMPENSATION OR HIRE: CERTIFICATION AND OPERATIONS. PART 121 - OPERATING REQUIREMENTS: DOMESTIC, FLAG, AND SUPPLEMENTAL OPERATIONS. Subpart J - Special Airworthiness Requirements.
§ 121.229 Location of fuel tanks. (a) Fuel tanks must be located in accordance with § 121.255. (b) No part of the engine nacelle skin that lies immediately behind a major air outlet from the engine compartment may be used as the wall of an integral tank. (c) Fuel tanks must be isolated from personnel compartments by means of fume- and fuel-proof enclosures.