14 CFR 27.853 - Compartment interiors.

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§ 27.853 Compartment interiors.

For each compartment to be used by the crew or passengers -

(a) The materials must be at least flame-resistant;

(b) [Reserved]

(c) If smoking is to be prohibited, there must be a placard so stating, and if smoking is to be allowed -

(1) There must be an adequate number of self-contained, removable ashtrays; and

(2) Where the crew compartment is separated from the passenger compartment, there must be at least one illuminated sign (using either letters or symbols) notifying all passengers when smoking is prohibited. Signs which notify when smoking is prohibited must -

(i) When illuminated, be legible to each passenger seated in the passenger cabin under all probable lighting conditions; and

(ii) Be so constructed that the crew can turn the illumination on and off.

[Amdt. 27-17, 45 FR 7755, Feb. 4, 1980, as amended by Amdt. 27-37, 64 FR 45095, Aug. 18, 1999]

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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 27 after this date.

  • 2015-08-20; vol. 80 # 161 - Thursday, August 20, 2015
    1. 80 FR 50587 - Revisions to Operational Requirements for the Use of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS) and to Pilot Compartment View Requirements for Vision Systems; Reopening of Comment Period
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Notice of proposed rulemaking; reopening of comment period.
      The comment period for the NPRM published on June 11, 2013 (78 FR 34935) closed October 15, 2013, and is reopened until September 21, 2015.
      14 CFR Part 1, 23, 25, 27, 29, 61, 91, 121, 125, 135