14 CFR 27.977 - Fuel tank outlet.

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§ 27.977 Fuel tank outlet.
(a) There must be a fuel stainer for the fuel tank outlet or for the booster pump. This strainer must—
(1) For reciprocating engine powered rotorcraft, have 8 to 16 meshes per inch; and
(2) For turbine engine powered rotorcraft, prevent the passage of any object that could restrict fuel flow or damage any fuel system component.
(b) The clear area of each fuel tank outlet strainer must be at least five times the area of the outlet line.
(c) The diameter of each strainer must be at least that of the fuel tank outlet.
(d) Each finger strainer must be accessible for inspection and cleaning.
[Amdt. 27-11, 41 FR 55470, Dec. 20, 1976]

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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