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14 CFR Ch. I (1–1–19 Edition) 

§ 29.1523 

specified as operating limitations for 
the rotorcraft. 

(Secs. 313(a), 601, 603, 604, Federal Aviation 
Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1354(a), 1421, 1423), sec. 
6(c), Dept. of Transportation Act (49 U.S.C. 

[Amdt. 29–17, 43 FR 50602, Oct. 30, 1978] 

§ 29.1523

Minimum flight crew. 

The minimum flight crew must be es-

tablished so that it is sufficient for safe 
operation, considering— 

(a) The workload on individual crew-


(b) The accessibility and ease of oper-

ation of necessary controls by the ap-
propriate crewmember; and 

(c) The kinds of operation authorized 

under § 29.1525. 

§ 29.1525

Kinds of operations. 

The kinds of operations (such as 

VFR, IFR, day, night, or icing) for 
which the rotorcraft is approved are es-
tablished by demonstrated compliance 
with the applicable certification re-
quirements and by the installed equip-

[Amdt. 29–24, 49 FR 44440, Nov. 6, 1984] 

§ 29.1527

Maximum operating altitude. 

The maximum altitude up to which 

operation is allowed, as limited by 
flight, structural, powerplant, func-
tional, or equipment characteristics, 
must be established. 

(Secs. 313(a), 601, 603, 604, and 605 of the Fed-
eral Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1354(a), 
1421, 1423, 1424, and 1425); and sec. 6(c), Dept. 
of Transportation Act (49 U.S.C. 1655(c))) 

[Amdt. 29–15, 43 FR 2327, Jan. 16, 1978] 

§ 29.1529

Instructions for Continued 


The applicant must prepare Instruc-

tions for Continued Airworthiness in 
accordance with appendix A to this 
part that are acceptable to the Admin-
istrator. The instructions may be in-
complete at type certification if a pro-
gram exists to ensure their completion 
prior to delivery of the first rotorcraft 
or issuance of a standard certificate of 
airworthiness, whichever occurs later. 

[Amdt. 29–20, 45 FR 60178, Sept. 11, 1980] 






§ 29.1541


(a) The rotorcraft must contain— 
(1) The markings and placards speci-

fied in §§ 29.1545 through 29.1565; and 

(2) Any additional information, in-

strument markings, and placards re-
quired for the safe operation of the 
rotorcraft if it has unusual design, op-
erating or handling characteristics. 

(b) Each marking and placard pre-

scribed in paragraph (a) of this sec-

(1) Must be displayed in a con-

spicuous place; and 

(2) May not be easily erased, dis-

figured, or obscured. 

§ 29.1543

Instrument markings: gen-


For each instrument— 
(a) When markings are on the cover 

glass of the instrument there must be 
means to maintain the correct align-
ment of the glass cover with the face of 
the dial; and 

(b) Each arc and line must be wide 

enough, and located to be clearly visi-
ble to the pilot. 

§ 29.1545

Airspeed indicator. 

(a) Each airspeed indicator must be 

marked as specified in paragraph (b) of 
this section, with the marks located at 
the corresponding indicated airspeeds. 

(b) The following markings must be 


(1) A red radial line— 
(i) For rotorcraft other than heli-

copters, at V


; and 

(ii) For helicopters, at a V




(2) A red, cross-hatched radial line at 



(power-off) for helicopters, if V



(power-off) is less than V



(3) For the caution range, a yellow 


(4) For the safe operating range, a 

green arc. 

(Secs. 313(a), 601, 603, 604, and 605 of the Fed-
eral Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1354(a), 
1421, 1423, 1424, and 1425); and sec. 6(c), Dept. 
of Transportation Act (49 U.S.C. 1655(c))) 

[Doc. No. 5084, 29 FR 16150, Dec. 3, 1964, as 
amended by Amdt. 29–15, 43 FR 2327, Jan. 16, 
1978; 43 FR 3900, Jan. 30, 1978; Amdt. 29–17, 43 
FR 50602, Oct. 30, 1978] 

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