Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 29.1316 - Electrical and electronic system lightning protection.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER C - AIRCRAFT. PART 29 - AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: TRANSPORT CATEGORY ROTORCRAFT. Subpart F - Equipment. - General.
§ 29.1316 Electrical and electronic system lightning protection. (a) Each electrical and electronic system that performs a function, for which failure would prevent the continued safe flight and landing of the rotorcraft, must be designed and installed so that— (1) The function is not adversely affected during and after the time the rotorcraft is exposed to lightning; and (2) The system automatically recovers normal operation of that function in a timely manner after the rotorcraft is exposed to lightning. (b) Each electrical and electronic system that performs a function, for which failure would reduce the capability of the rotorcraft or the ability of the flightcrew to respond to an adverse operating condition, must be designed and installed so that the function recovers normal operation in a timely manner after the rotorcraft is exposed to lightning. [Doc. No. FAA-2010-0224, Amdt. 29-53, 76 FR 33136, June 8, 2011]