Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 23.2230 - Limit and ultimate loads.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER C - AIRCRAFT. PART 23 - AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: NORMAL CATEGORY AIRPLANES. Subpart C - Structures. - Structural Loads.
§ 23.2230 Limit and ultimate loads. The applicant must determine— (a) The limit loads, which are equal to the structural design loads unless otherwise specified elsewhere in this part; and (b) The ultimate loads, which are equal to the limit loads multiplied by a 1.5 factor of safety unless otherwise specified elsewhere in this part. Structural Performance