Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2023-01-01Original Date: 2023-01-01Title: Section 25.1555 - Control markings.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 G - Operating Limitations and Information. - Markings and Placards.
§ 25.1555 Control markings. (a) Each cockpit control, other than primary flight controls and controls whose function is obvious, must be plainly marked as to its function and method of operation. (b) Each aerodynamic control must be marked under the requirements of §§ 25.677 and 25.699. (c) For powerplant fuel controls— (1) Each fuel tank selector control must be marked to indicate the position corresponding to each tank and to each existing cross feed position; (2) If safe operation requires the use of any tanks in a specific sequence, that sequence must be marked on, or adjacent to, the selector for those tanks; and (3) Each valve control for each engine must be marked to indicate the position corresponding to each engine controlled. (d) For accessory, auxiliary, and emergency controls— (1) Each emergency control (including each fuel jettisoning and fluid shutoff must be colored red; and (2) Each visual indicator required by § 25.729(e) must be marked so that the pilot can determine at any time when the wheels are locked in either extreme position, if retractable landing gear is used.