Contact|RisingUp Home

Federal Aviation Regulations

Sec. 27.975 — Fuel tank vents.

(a) Each fuel tank must be vented from the top part of the expansion space so that venting is effective under all normal flight conditions. Each vent must minimize the probability of stoppage by dirt or ice.

(b) The venting system must be designed to minimize spillage of fuel through the vents to an ignition source in the event of a rollover during landing, ground operation, or a survivable impact.

[Doc. No. 5074, 29 FR 15695, Nov. 24, 1964, as amended by Amdt. 27–23, 53 FR 34213, Sept. 2, 1988; Amdt. 27–30, 59 FR 50387, Oct. 3, 1994; Amdt. 27–35, 63 FR 43285, Aug. 12, 1998]

NEXT: Sec. 27.977 - Fuel tank outlet.
PREVIOUS: Sec. 27.973 - Fuel tank filler connection.

Search the FARS for