14 CFR 27.971 - Fuel tank sump.

§ 27.971 Fuel tank sump.
(a) Each fuel tank must have a drainable sump with an effective capacity in any ground attitude to be expected in service of 0.25 percent of the tank capacity or 1/16 gallon, whichever is greater, unless—
(1) The fuel system has a sediment bowl or chamber that is accessible for preflight drainage and has a minimum capacity of 1 ounce for every 20 gallons of fuel tank capacity; and
(2) Each fuel tank drain is located so that in any ground attitude to be expected in service, water will drain from all parts of the tank to the sediment bowl or chamber.
(b) Each sump, sediment bowl, and sediment chamber drain required by this section must comply with the drain provisions of § 27.999(b).
[Amdt. 27-23, 53 FR 34213, Sept. 2, 1988]

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  • 2014-07-31; vol. 79 # 147 - Thursday, July 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 44320 - Interest in Restructure of Rotorcraft Airworthiness Standards
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Notice of Disposition of Comments.
      The docket is terminated as of July 31, 2014.
      14 CFR Parts 27 and 29