Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2023-01-01Original Date: 2023-01-01Title: Section 25.1557 - Miscellaneous markings and placards.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.
§ 25.1557 Miscellaneous markings and placards. (a) Baggage and cargo compartments and ballast location. Each baggage and cargo compartment, and each ballast location must have a placard stating any limitations on contents, including weight, that are necessary under the loading requirements. However, underseat compartments designed for the storage of carry-on articles weighing not more than 20 pounds need not have a loading limitation placard. (b) Powerplant fluid filler openings. The following apply: (1) Fuel filler openings must be marked at or near the filler cover with— (i) The word “fuel”; (ii) For reciprocating engine powered airplanes, the minimum fuel grade; (iii) For turbine engine powered airplanes, the permissible fuel designations; and (iv) For pressure fueling systems, the maximum permissible fueling supply pressure and the maximum permissible defueling pressure. (2) Oil filler openings must be marked at or near the filler cover with the word “oil”. (3) Augmentation fluid filler openings must be marked at or near the filler cover to identify the required fluid. (c) Emergency exit placards. Each emergency exit placard must meet the requirements of § 25.811. (d) Doors. Each door that must be used in order to reach any required emergency exit must have a suitable placard stating that the door is to be latched in the open position during takeoff and landing. [Doc. No. 5066, 29 FR 18291, Dec. 24, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 25–32, 37 FR 3972, Feb. 24, 1972; Amdt. 25–38, 41 FR 55468, Dec. 20, 1976; Amdt. 25–72, 55 FR 29786, July 20, 1990]