14 CFR 23.481 - Tail down landing conditions.

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§ 23.481 Tail down landing conditions.

(a) For a tail down landing, the airplane is assumed to be in the following attitudes:

(1) For airplanes with tail wheels, an attitude in which the main and tail wheels contact the ground simultaneously.

(2) For airplanes with nose wheels, a stalling attitude, or the maximum angle allowing ground clearance by each part of the airplane, whichever is less.

(b) For airplanes with either tail or nose wheels, ground reactions are assumed to be vertical, with the wheels up to speed before the maximum vertical load is attained.

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Title 14 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 23 after this date.

  • 2015-12-09; vol. 80 # 236 - Wednesday, December 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 76379 - Special Conditions: Cirrus Aircraft Corporation, SF50; Auto Throttle
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final special conditions.
      The effective date of these special conditions is December 9, 2015 and are applicable on December 2, 2015.
      14 CFR Part 23