14 CFR 31.57 - Rip cords.

§ 31.57 Rip cords.

(a) If a rip cord is used for emergency deflation, it must be designed and installed to preclude entanglement.

(b) The force required to operate the rip cord may not be less than 25, or more than 75, pounds.

(c) The end of the rip cord to be operated by the pilot must be colored red.

(d) The rip cord must be long enough to allow an increase of at least 10 percent in the vertical dimension of the envelope.

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Title 14 published on 2015-11-17

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 31 after this date.

  • 2016-06-13; vol. 81 # 113 - Monday, June 13, 2016
    1. 81 FR 38067 - Special Conditions: Ultramagic, S.A., Mark-32 Burner Series
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final special conditions.
      These special conditions are effective June 13, 2016 and is applicable beginning May 25, 2016.
      14 CFR Part 31