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14 CFR Ch. I (1-1-18 Edition)
2007]
44702, 44704.
PART 31 - AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS: MANNED FREE BALLOONS
Subpart A - General
Subpart B - Flight Requirements
31.12 Proof of compliance.
31.14 Weight limits.
31.16 Empty weight.
31.17 Performance: Climb.
31.19 Performance: Uncontrolled descent.
31.20 Controllability.
Subpart C - Strength Requirements
Subpart D - Design Construction
31.31 General.
31.33 Materials.
31.35 Fabrication methods.
31.37 Fastenings.
31.39 Protection.
31.41 Inspection provisions.
31.43 Fitting factor.
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Section 31.25
(b) Except as provided in Section 31.17(b), allowable weight...
Section 31.14 Weight limits.
(a) The range of weights over which
(b) Maximum weight. The maximum
(c) The information established under
(b) Procedures must be established
Section 31.20 Controllability.
Section 31.16 Empty weight.
Section 31.17 Performance: Climb.
(a) Each balloon must be capable of
(b) Compliance with the requirements of paragraph (a) of thi...
Section 31.19 Performance: Uncontrolled descent.
(a) The following must be determined
Subpart C - Strength Requirements
Section 31.21 Loads.
Section 31.23 Flight load factor.
Section 31.25 Factor of safety.
(a) Except as specified in paragraphs
(b) and (c) of this section, the factor of
(b) A factor of safety of at least five
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Section 31.27
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(c) A factor of safety of at least five
(d) In applying factors of safety, the
(e) For design purposes, an occupant
1965]
Section 31.27
(a) The structure must be able to
(b) The structure must be substantiated by test to be able t...
(c) An ultimate free-fall drop test
1980]
Subpart D - Design Construction
Section 31.31 General.
Section 31.33 Materials.
(a) The suitability and durability of
(b) Material strength properties must
Section 31.35 Fabrication methods.
Section 31.37 Fastenings.
Section 31.39 Protection.
Section 31.41 Inspection provisions.
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Section 31.43
Section 31.47
(a) A fitting factor of at least 1.15
(b) Each part with an integral fitting
(c) The fitting factor need not be
Section 31.45
Section 31.46
Section 31.47
(a) If a burner is used to provide the
(b) There must be shielding to protect parts adjacent to the...
(c) There must be controls, instruments, or other equipment ...
(d) The burner system (including the
(i) Five hours at the maximum fuel
(v) Fifteen hours of normal flight operation.
(e) The test must also include at
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Section 31.49
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(f) Each element of the system must
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Section 31.49 Control systems.
(a) Each control must operate easily,
(b) Each control system and operating device must be designe...
(c) Each balloon using a captive gas
(d) Each hot air balloon must have a
(e) Each hot air balloon must have a
1965]
Section 31.51 Ballast.
Section 31.53
Section 31.55
Section 31.57
(a) If a rip cord is used for emergency
(b) The force required to operate the
(c) The end of the rip cord to be operated by the pilot must...
(d) The rip cord must be long enough
Section 31.59 Trapeze,
(a) The trapeze, basket, or other
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Section 31.71
Section 31.63 Safety belts.
(a) There must be a safety belt, harness, or other restraini...
(b) This section does not apply to balloons that incorporate...
1976]
Section 31.65 Position lights.
(a) If position lights are installed,
(b) Each light must provide 360Section horizontal coverage a...
(b)(1) of this section.
0 .............................................................
0 to 5 ........................................................
5 to 10 .......................................................
10 to 15 ......................................................
1.00
0.90
0.80
0.70
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Section 31.81
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(c) The equipment, systems, and installations must be design...
Subpart F - Operating Limitations
Section 31.81
(a) The following information must
(i) The empty weight determined
(b) The information established in
Section 31.82 Instructions for Continued Airworthiness.
Section 31.83
Section 31.85
(a) For all balloons:
(b) For hot air balloons:
(c) For captive gas balloons, a compass.
1976; Amdt. 31-4, 45 FR 60180, Sept. 11, 1980]
(a) This appendix specifies requirements
(b) The Instructions for Continued Airworthiness for each ba...
(c) The applicant must submit to the FAA
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(a) The Instructions for Continued Airworthiness must be in ...
(b) The format of the manual or manuals
(a) Introduction information that includes
(b) A description of the balloon and its systems and install...
(c) Basic control and operation information for the balloon ...
(d) Servicing information that covers details regarding serv...
(e) Maintenance information for each part
(f) Troubleshooting information describing
(g) Details of what, and how, to inspect
(h) Instructions for storage preparation including any stora...
(i) Instructions for repair on the balloon
1989]
PART 33 - AIRWORTHINESS
Subpart A - General
33.1 Applicability.
33.3 General.
33.4 Instructions for Continued Airworthiness.
33.5 Instruction manual for installing and
33.7 Engine ratings and operating limitations.
33.8 Selection of engine power and thrust
Subpart B - Design and Construction;
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