(b) Each drain required by paragraph (a) of this section must—
(1) Discharge clear of all parts of the rotorcraft;
(2) Have manual or automatic means to assure positive closure in the off position; and
(3) Have a drain valve—
(i) That is readily accessible and which can be easily opened and closed; and
(ii) That is either located or protected to prevent fuel spillage in the event of a landing with landing gear retracted.
[Doc. No. 574, 29 FR 15695, Nov. 24, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 27–11, 41 FR 55470, Dec. 20, 1976; Amdt. 27–23, 53 FR 34213, Sept. 2, 1988]