Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2023-01-01Original Date: 2023-01-01Title: Section 29.309 - Design limitations.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 C - Strength Requirements. - General.
§ 29.309 Design limitations. The following values and limitations must be established to show compliance with the structural requirements of this subpart: (a) The design maximum and design minimum weights. (b) The main rotor r.p.m. ranges, power on and power off. (c) The maximum forward speeds for each main rotor r.p.m. within the ranges determined under paragraph (b) of this section. (d) The maximum rearward and sideward flight speeds. (e) The center of gravity limits corresponding to the limitations determined under paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this section. (f) The rotational speed ratios between each powerplant and each connected rotating component. (g) The positive and negative limit maneuvering load factors. Flight Loads