Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2020-01-01Original Date: 2020-01-01Title: Section § 23.2250 - Design and construction principles.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. - Design.
§ 23.2250 Design and construction principles. (a) The applicant must design each part, article, and assembly for the expected operating conditions of the airplane. (b) Design data must adequately define the part, article, or assembly configuration, its design features, and any materials and processes used. (c) The applicant must determine the suitability of each design detail and part having an important bearing on safety in operations. (d) The control system must be free from jamming, excessive friction, and excessive deflection when the airplane is subjected to expected limit airloads. (e) Doors, canopies, and exits must be protected against inadvertent opening in flight, unless shown to create no hazard when opened in flight.