FAA announces Draft AC 27-1x & 29-2x, Sections 27.573 & 29.573, DT&FE Composite Rotorcraft Structures Open for comment

These ACs are associated with the proposed rule - Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of COMPOSITE Rotorcraft Structures. This advisory material provides an acceptable means of compliance with the provisions of §§ 27.573 and 29.573, Amendment XX, Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) dealing with the damage tolerance and fatigue evaluation of normal category composite rotorcraft structures. Draft documents can be downloaded from these links:

Draft Document (MS Word) 

Draft Document 2 (MS Word) 

Draft Document Comment Grid (MS Word) 

Draft Document Comment Grid 2 (MS Word)

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Sharon Y. Miles 
Federal Aviation Administration 
Southwest Region 
Rotorcraft Directorate 
Regulations and Poicy Group (ASW-111) 
2601 Meacham Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76137-0111 

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