Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2023-01-01Original Date: 2023-01-01Title: Section 25.1191 - Firewalls.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER C - AIRCRAFT. PART 25 - AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: TRANSPORT CATEGORY AIRPLANES. Subpart E - Powerplant. - Powerplant Fire Protection.
§ 25.1191 Firewalls. (a) Each engine, auxiliary power unit, fuel-burning heater, other combustion equipment intended for operation in flight, and the combustion, turbine, and tailpipe sections of turbine engines, must be isolated from the rest of the airplane by firewalls, shrouds, or equivalent means. (b) Each firewall and shroud must be— (1) Fireproof; (2) Constructed so that no hazardous quantity of air, fluid, or flame can pass from the compartment to other parts of the airplane; (3) Constructed so that each opening is sealed with close fitting fireproof grommets, bushings, or firewall fittings; and (4) Protected against corrosion.