Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2023-01-01Original Date: 2023-01-01Title: Section 23.2600 - Flightcrew interface.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 G - Flightcrew Interface and Other Information.
§ 23.2600 Flightcrew interface. (a) The pilot compartment, its equipment, and its arrangement to include pilot view, must allow each pilot to perform his or her duties, including taxi, takeoff, climb, cruise, descent, approach, landing, and perform any maneuvers within the operating envelope of the airplane, without excessive concentration, skill, alertness, or fatigue. (b) The applicant must install flight, navigation, surveillance, and powerplant controls and displays so flightcrew members can monitor and perform defined tasks associated with the intended functions of systems and equipment. The system and equipment design must minimize flightcrew errors, which could result in additional hazards. (c) For level 4 airplanes, the flightcrew interface design must allow for continued safe flight and landing after the loss of vision through any one of the windshield panels. [Doc. No. FAA–2015–1621, Amdt. 23–64, 81 FR 96689, Dec. 30, 2016, as amended by Doc. No. FAA–2022–1355, Amdt. 23–65, 87 FR 75710, Dec. 9, 2022]