14 CFR 23.999 - Fuel system drains.

§ 23.999 Fuel system drains.
(a) There must be at least one drain to allow safe drainage of the entire fuel system with the airplane in its normal ground attitude.
(b) Each drain required by paragraph (a) of this section and § 23.971 must—
(1) Discharge clear of all parts of the airplane;
(2) Have a drain valve—
(i) That has manual or automatic means for positive locking in the closed position;
(ii) That is readily accessible;
(iii) That can be easily opened and closed;
(iv) That allows the fuel to be caught for examination;
(v) That can be observed for proper closing; and
(vi) That is either located or protected to prevent fuel spillage in the event of a landing with landing gear retracted.
[Doc. No. 4080, 29 FR 17955, Dec. 18, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 23-17, 41 FR 55465, Dec. 20, 1976; Amdt. 23-43, 58 FR 18973, Apr. 9, 1993]

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  • 2014-03-18; vol. 79 # 52 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15062 - Special Conditions: Extra Flugzeugproduktions and Vertriebs [Extra] GmbH, EA-300/LC; Acrobatic Category Aerodynamic Stability
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Notice of proposed special conditions.
      Send your comments on or before April 17, 2014.
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