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25-7D - Flight Test Guide for Certification of Transport Category Airplanes

Date Issued
May 04, 2018
Responsible Office
AIR-600,  Policy & Innovation Division

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the flight test evaluation of transport category airplanes. This AC includes flight test methods and procedures to show compliance with the regulations contained in title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 25, subpart B, “Flight,” which address airplane performance and handling characteristics.

This revision, AC 25-7D, clarifies paragraph 23.2.4, Engine Restart Capability—§ 25.903(e); adds paragraph 34.4, Circuit Protective Devices—§ 25.1357; and revises appendix B, Function and Reliability (F&R) Tests, of this AC. This AC has been re-formatted to use a new paragraph numbering system for improved usability.