14 CFR 91.411 - Altimeter system and altitude reporting equipment tests and inspections.

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§ 91.411 Altimeter system and altitude reporting equipment tests and inspections.
(a) No person may operate an airplane, or helicopter, in controlled airspace under IFR unless—
(1) Within the preceding 24 calendar months, each static pressure system, each altimeter instrument, and each automatic pressure altitude reporting system has been tested and inspected and found to comply with appendices E and F of part 43 of this chapter;
(2) Except for the use of system drain and alternate static pressure valves, following any opening and closing of the static pressure system, that system has been tested and inspected and found to comply with paragraph (a), appendix E, of part 43 of this chapter; and
(3) Following installation or maintenance on the automatic pressure altitude reporting system of the ATC transponder where data correspondence error could be introduced, the integrated system has been tested, inspected, and found to comply with paragraph (c), appendix E, of part 43 of this chapter.
(b) The tests required by paragraph (a) of this section must be conducted by—
(1) The manufacturer of the airplane, or helicopter, on which the tests and inspections are to be performed;
(2) A certificated repair station properly equipped to perform those functions and holding—
(i) An instrument rating, Class I;
(ii) A limited instrument rating appropriate to the make and model of appliance to be tested;
(iii) A limited rating appropriate to the test to be performed;
(iv) An airframe rating appropriate to the airplane, or helicopter, to be tested; or
(3) A certificated mechanic with an airframe rating (static pressure system tests and inspections only).
(c) Altimeter and altitude reporting equipment approved under Technical Standard Orders are considered to be tested and inspected as of the date of their manufacture.
(d) No person may operate an airplane, or helicopter, in controlled airspace under IFR at an altitude above the maximum altitude at which all altimeters and the automatic altitude reporting system of that airplane, or helicopter, have been tested.
[Docket No. 18334, 54 FR 34308, Aug. 18, 1989, as amended by Amdt. 91-269, 66 FR 41116, Aug. 6, 2001; 72 FR 7739, Feb. 20, 2007]

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  • 2014-03-21; vol. 79 # 55 - Friday, March 21, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15679 - Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Tripoli Flight Information Region (FIR); Extension of Expiration Date
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final rule; extension of expiration date.
      In this action, amendment 2 to § 91.1603 is effective March 21, 2014. Amendment 3 to § 91.1603 is effective March 20, 2015. SFAR 112 (14 CFR 91.1603), published at 76 FR 16236 (March 23, 2011) and scheduled to expire on March 21, 2014, will remain in effect. The expiration date is extended until March 20, 2015.
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U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
USC: Title 49a
U.S. Code: Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
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Executive Order ... 11514

Title 14 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR 91 after this date.

  • 2014-03-21; vol. 79 # 55 - Friday, March 21, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15679 - Prohibition Against Certain Flights Within the Tripoli Flight Information Region (FIR); Extension of Expiration Date
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final rule; extension of expiration date.
      In this action, amendment 2 to § 91.1603 is effective March 21, 2014. Amendment 3 to § 91.1603 is effective March 20, 2015. SFAR 112 (14 CFR 91.1603), published at 76 FR 16236 (March 23, 2011) and scheduled to expire on March 21, 2014, will remain in effect. The expiration date is extended until March 20, 2015.
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