Systems and Equipment Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes and Airships
This advisory circular (AC) sets forth an acceptable means of showing compliance with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), part 23, for the certification of systems and equipment in normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes and airships. The policy in this AC is considered applicable for airship projects; however, the certifying office should only use specific applicability and requirements if they are determined to be reasonable, applicable and relevant to the airship project. This AC applies to Subpart D from § 23.671 and Subpart F. This AC both consolidates existing policy documents, and certain ACs that cover specific paragraphs of the regulations, into a single document and adds new guidance.
This document is intended to provide guidance for the original issue of part 23 and the various amendments through Amendment 23-62. This version of the AC covers policy available through December 31, 2007, Policy that became available after December 31, 2007, will be consolidated in future revisions to the AC.
Type Certification Basis for Conversion from Reciprocating Engine to Turbine-Powered Part 23 Airplanes
Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of showing compliance with Part 23 through amdt.23-45 of the Federal Aviation Regulations applicable to replacing reciprocating engines with gas turbine engines (turbopropeller, turbojet, or turbofan).
Type Certification of Automobile Gasoline in Part 23 Airplanes with Reciprocating Engines
Sets forth acceptable means of compliance with Part 23 of the Federal Air Regulations (FAR), for approval/certification to use automobile gasoline with or without oxygenates (alcohol, ethers, etc.) in Part 23 airplanes. These procedures also apply to those airplanes approved/certificated under previous regulations superseded by Part 23.
Type Certification of Oxygenates and Oxygenated Gasoline Fuels in Part 23 Airplanes with Reciprocating Engines
Provides information and guidance concerning an acceptable means of compliance with Part 3 of the Civil Air Regulations (CAR) and Part 23 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), applicable to approval procedures for certification of alternate fuels. Also apply to those airplanes approved under Part 4a of the CAR and Aeronautics Bulletin 7a.