Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2020-01-01Original Date: 2020-01-01Title: Section § 27.995 - Fuel valves.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 E - Powerplant. - Fuel System Components.
§ 27.995 Fuel valves. (a) There must be a positive, quick-acting valve to shut off fuel to each engine individually. (b) The control for this valve must be within easy reach of appropriate crewmembers. (c) Where there is more than one source of fuel supply there must be means for independent feeding from each source. (d) No shutoff valve may be on the engine side of any firewall.