Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 23.2300 - Flight control systems.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 D - Design and Construction.
§ 23.2300 Flight control systems. (a) The applicant must design airplane flight control systems to: (1) Operate easily, smoothly, and positively enough to allow proper performance of their functions. (2) Protect against likely hazards. (b) The applicant must design trim systems, if installed, to: (1) Protect against inadvertent, incorrect, or abrupt trim operation. (2) Provide a means to indicate— (i) The direction of trim control movement relative to airplane motion; (ii) The trim position with respect to the trim range; (iii) The neutral position for lateral and directional trim; and (iv) The range for takeoff for all applicant requested center of gravity ranges and configurations.