14 CFR 27.547 - Main rotor structure.
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(a) Each main rotor assembly (including rotor hubs and blades) must be designed as prescribed in this section.
(c) The main rotor structure must be designed to withstand the following loads prescribed in §§ 27.337 through 27.341:
(2) Limit loads occurring under normal conditions of autorotation. For this condition, the rotor r.p.m. must be selected to include the effects of altitude.
(1) For the rotor blades, hubs, and flapping hinges, the impact force of each blade against its stop during ground operation; and
(e) The main rotor structure must be designed to withstand the limit torque at any rotational speed, including zero. In addition:
(1) The limit torque need not be greater than the torque defined by a torque limiting device (where provided), and may not be less than the greater of—
(ii) The limit engine torque specified in § 27.361.
[Doc. No. 5074, 29 FR 15695, Nov. 24, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 27-3, 33 FR 14105, Sept. 18, 1968]
Title 14 published on 2014-01-01
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