14 CFR 23.751 - Main float buoyancy.

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§ 23.751 Main float buoyancy.

(a) Each main float must have -

(1) A buoyancy of 80 percent in excess of the buoyancy required by that float to support its portion of the maximum weight of the seaplane or amphibian in fresh water; and

(2) Enough watertight compartments to provide reasonable assurance that the seaplane or amphibian will stay afloat without capsizing if any two compartments of any main float are flooded.

(b) Each main float must contain at least four watertight compartments approximately equal in volume.

[Doc. No. 4080, 29 FR 17955, Dec. 18, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 23-45, 58 FR 42165, Aug. 6, 1993]

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Title 14 published on 2015-01-01

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  • 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