Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 29.61 - Takeoff distance: Category A.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 B - Flight. - Performance.
§ 29.61 Takeoff distance: Category A. (a) The normal takeoff distance is the horizontal distance along the takeoff path from the start of the takeoff to the point at which the rotorcraft attains and remains at least 35 feet above the takeoff surface, attains and maintains a speed of at least V TOSS , and establishes a positive rate of climb, assuming the critical engine failure occurs at the engine failure point prior to the takeoff decision point. (b) For elevated heliports, the takeoff distance is the horizontal distance along the takeoff path from the start of the takeoff to the point at which the rotorcraft attains and maintains a speed of at least V TOSS and establishes a positive rate of climb, assuming the critical engine failure occurs at the engine failure point prior to the takeoff decision point. [Doc. No. 24802, 61 FR 21899, May 10, 1996]