Contact|RisingUp Home

Federal Aviation Regulations

Sec. 27.151 — Flight controls.

(a) Longitudinal, lateral, directional, and collective controls may not exhibit excessive breakout force, friction, or preload.

(b) Control system forces and free play may not inhibit a smooth, direct rotorcraft response to control system input.

[Amdt. 27–21, 49 FR 44433, Nov. 6, 1984]

NEXT: Sec. 27.161 - Trim control.
PREVIOUS: Sec. 27.143 - Controllability and maneuverability.

Search the FARS for