Federal Aviation Administration March 3, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Conditions: Cessna Aircraft Company, Model 650, Citation VII Airplane; As Modified by Universal Avionics Systems Corporation; Installed Rechargeable Lithium Batteries and Battery Systems
Document Number: 2015-04366
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-03-03
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
These special conditions are issued for the Cessna Aircraft Company, Model 650, Citation VII Airplane. This airplane as modified by Universal Avionics Systems Corporation will have a novel or unusual design feature when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes. This design feature is for the installation of Universal Avionics InSightTM Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS), Engine Interface Units (EIU), UNS-1Fw Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Flight Management System (FMS), and Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) Class A, which will use rechargeable lithium batteries and battery systems. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain adequate or appropriate safety standards for this design feature. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards.