Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 27.1583 - Operating limitations.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER C - AIRCRAFT. PART 27 - AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: NORMAL CATEGORY ROTORCRAFT. Subpart G - Operating Limitations and Information. - Rotorcraft Flight Manual and Approved Manual Material.
§ 27.1583 Operating limitations. (a) Airspeed and rotor limitations. Information necessary for the marking of airspeed and rotor limitations on, or near, their respective indicators must be furnished. The significance of each limitation and of the color coding must be explained. (b) Powerplant limitations. The following information must be furnished: (1) Limitations required by § 27.1521. (2) Explanation of the limitations, when appropriate. (3) Information necessary for marking the instruments required by §§ 27.1549 through 27.1553. (c) Weight and loading distribution. The weight and center of gravity limits required by §§ 27.25 and 27.27, respectively, must be furnished. If the variety of possible loading conditions warrants, instructions must be included to allow ready observance of the limitations. (d) Flight crew. When a flight crew of more than one is required, the number and functions of the minimum flight crew determined under § 27.1523 must be furnished. (e) Kinds of operation. Each kind of operation for which the rotorcraft and its equipment installations are approved must be listed. (f) [Reserved] (g) Altitude. The altitude established under § 27.1527 and an explanation of the limiting factors must be furnished. (Secs. 313(a), 601, 603, 604, and 605 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1354(a), 1421, 1423, 1424, and 1425); and sec. 6(c) of the Dept. of Transportation Act (49 U.S.C. 1655(c))) [Doc. No. 5074, 29 FR 15695, Nov. 24, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 27-2, 33 FR 965, Jan. 26, 1968; Amdt. 27-14, 43 FR 2325, Jan. 16, 1978; Amdt. 27-16, 43 FR 50599, Oct. 30, 1978]