14 CFR 29.751 - Main float buoyancy.

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§ 29.751 Main float buoyancy.
(a) For main floats, the buoyancy necessary to support the maximum weight of the rotorcraft in fresh water must be exceeded by—
(1) 50 percent, for single floats; and
(2) 60 percent, for multiple floats.
(b) Each main float must have enough water-tight compartments so that, with any single main float compartment flooded, the mainfloats will provide a margin of positive stability great enough to minimize the probability of capsizing.
[Doc. No. 5084, 29 FR 16150, Dec. 3, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 29-3, 33 FR 967, Jan. 26, 1968]

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  • 2014-12-31; vol. 79 # 250 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 78694 - Special Conditions: Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Model MBB-BK117D-2 Helicopters; Use of 30-Minute Power Rating
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      Final special conditions; request for comments.
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Title 14 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-12-31; vol. 79 # 250 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 78694 - Special Conditions: Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Model MBB-BK117D-2 Helicopters; Use of 30-Minute Power Rating
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final special conditions; request for comments.
      This action is effective on Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH Model MBB-BK117D-2 Helicopters on December 19, 2014. We must receive your comments by March 2, 2015.
      14 CFR Part 29