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    FUEL TANK FLAMMABILITY REDUCTION MEANS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2008

    Publisher:  Federal Aviation Administration

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    1. Purpose
    2. Applicability
    3. Cancellation
    4. Related Documents
    5. Definitions
    6. Regulatory Background
    7. Current Requirements
    8. Compliance Demonstration
    9. General Considerations - Fuel Tank Flammability
    10. Determining Fuel Tank Flammability
    11. Flammability Reduction Means
    12. Ignition Mitigation Means (IMM)
    APPENDIX 1 - LIST OF SECTION 26.33(a) AFFECTED MODELS/FAA
                 OVERSIGHT OFFICES
    APPENDIX 2 - DEVELOPING CRITICAL DESIGN CONFIGURATION CONTROL
                 LIMITATIONS - FUEL TANK FLAMMABILITY
    APPENDIX 3 - COMPLIANCE WITH PART 26, SUBPART D, SECTIONS
                 26.33 AND 26.35
    APPENDIX 4 - CONSIDERATIONS FOR FUEL TANK THERMAL MODELS

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    Describes information and guidance on compliance with the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes about limiting the time a fuel tank may be flammable or mitigation of hazards from flammable fuel air mixtures within fuel tanks.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Federal Aviation Administration
    Status Current

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    MIL HDBK 516 : C AIRWORTHINESS CERTIFICATION CRITERIA
    FAA AC 120-97 : 2012 INCORPORATION OF FUEL TANK SYSTEM INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTINUED AIRWORTHINESS INTO OPERATOR MAINTENANCE OR INSPECTION PROGRAMS
    FAA AC 120-102 : 2012 INCORPORATION OF ELECTRICAL WIRING INTERCONNECTION SYSTEMS INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTINUED AIRWORTHINESS INTO AN OPERATOR'S MAINTENANCE PROGRAM
    SAE ARP 6078 : 2012 AIRCRAFT FUEL TANK INERTING SYSTEMS
    SAE AIR 5774 : 2012 COMPOSITE FUEL TANKS, FUEL SYSTEM DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
    SAE AIR 4170 : 2016 RETICULATED POLYURETHANE FOAM EXPLOSION SUPPRESSION MATERIAL FOR FUEL SYSTEMS AND DRY BAYS
    SAE AIR 6464 : 2013 EUROCAE/SAE WG80/AE-7AFC HYDROGEN FUEL CELLS AIRCRAFT FUEL CELL SAFETY GUIDELINES
    FAA AC 120-98 : 2012 OPERATOR INFORMATION FOR INCORPORATING FUEL TANK FLAMMABILITY REDUCTION REQUIREMENTS INTO A MAINTENANCE OR INSPECTION PROGRAM
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