Part V – Airworthiness Chapter 527 - Normal Category Rotorcraft

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 2017-1

  • See also CAR 527

  • Preamble
  • Subchapter A - General
    • 527.1 - Applicability
    • 527.2 - Special Retroactive Requirements
  • Subchapter B - Flight - General
    • 527.21 - Proof of Compliance
    • 527.25 - Weight Limits
    • 527.27 - Centre of Gravity Limits
    • 527.29 - Empty Weight and Corresponding Centre of Gravity
    • 527.31 - Removable Ballast
    • 527.33 - Main Rotor Speed and Pitch Limits
  • Performance
  • Flight Characteristics
  • Ground and Water Handling Characteristics
  • Miscellaneous Flight Requirements
  • Subchapter C - Strength requirements - General
  • Flight Loads
  • Control Surface and System Loads
  • Ground Loads
    • 527.471 - General
    • 527.473 - Ground Loading Conditions and Assumptions
    • 527.475 - Tires and Shock Absorbers
    • 527.477 - Landing Gear Arrangement
    • 527.479 - Level Landing Conditions
    • 527.481 - Tail-down Landing Conditions
    • 527.483 - One-wheel Landing Conditions
    • 527.485 - Lateral Drift Landing Conditions
    • 527.493 - Braked Roll Conditions
    • 527.497 - Ground Loading Conditions:Landing Gear with Tail Wheels
    • 527.501 - Ground Loading Conditions: Landing Gear with Skids
    • 527.505 - Ski Landing Conditions
  • Water Loads
    • 527.521 - Float Landing Conditions
  • Main Component Requirements
    • 527.547 - Main Rotor Structure
    • 527.549 - Fuselage, Landing Gear, and Rotor Pylon Structures
  • Emergency Landing Conditions
    • 527.561 - General
    • 527.562 - Emergency Landing Dynamic Conditions
    • 527.563 - Structural Ditching Provisions
  • Fatigue Evaluation
    • 527.571 - Fatigue Evaluation of Flight Structure
    • 527.573 - Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of Composite Rotorcraft Structures
  • Subchapter D - Design and construction - General
  • Rotors
    • 527.653 - Pressure Venting and Drainage of Rotor Blades
    • 527.659 - Mass Balance
    • 527.661 - Rotor Blade Clearance
    • 527.663 - Ground Resonance Prevention Means
  • Control Systems
    • 527.671 - General
    • 527.672 - Stability Augmentation, Automatic, and Power-Operated Systems
    • 527.673 - Primary Flight Control
    • 527.674 - Interconnected Controls
    • 527.675 - Stops
    • 527.679 - Control System Locks
    • 527.681 - Limit Load Static Tests
    • 527.683 - Operation Tests
    • 527.685 - Control System Details
    • 527.687 - Spring Devices
    • 527.691 - Autorotation Control Mechanism
    • 527.695 - Power Boost and Power-Operated Control System
  • Landing Gear
  • Floats and Hulls
  • Personnel and Cargo Accommodations
  • Fire Protection
    • 527.853 - Compartment Interiors
    • 527.855 - Cargo and Baggage Compartments
    • 527.859 - Heating Systems
    • 527.861 - Fire Protection of Structure, Controls, and Other Parts
    • 527.863 - Flammable Fluid Fire Protection
  • [External Loads
  • Miscellaneous
  • Subchapter E - Powerplant - General
  • Rotor Drive System
  • Fuel System
  • Fuel System Components
  • Oil System
  • Cooling
  • Induction System
  • Exhaust System
  • Powerplant Controls and Accessories
  • Powerplant Fire Protection
  • Subchapter F - Equipment - General
    • 527.1301 - Function and Installation
    • 527.1301-1 - Rotorcraft Operations After Ground Cold Soak
    • 527.1303 - Flight and Navigation Instruments
    • 527.1305 - Powerplant Instruments
    • 527.1307 - Miscellaneous Equipment
    • 527.1309 - Equipment, Systems, and Installations
    • 527.1316 - Electrical and Electronic System Lightning Protection
    • 527.1317 - High-intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Protection
  • Instruments:Installation
  • Electrical Systems and Equipment
  • Lights
    • 527.1381 - Instrument Lights
    • 527.1383 - Landing Lights
    • 527.1385 - Position Light System Installation
    • 527.1387 - Position Light System Dihedral Angles
    • 527.1389 - Position Light Distribution and Intensities
    • 527.1391 - Minimum Intensities in the Horizontal Plane of Forward and Rear Position Lights
    • 527.1393 - Minimum Intensities in Any Vertical Plane of Forward and Rear Position Lights
    • 527.1395 - Maximum Intensities in Overlapping Beams of Forward and Rear Position Lights
    • 527.1397 - Colour Specifications
    • 527.1399 - Riding Light
    • 527.1401 - Anti-collision Light System
  • Safety Equipment
  • Subchapter G - Operating limitations and information
  • Operating Limitations
  • Markings and Placards
  • Rotorcraft Flight Manual and Approved Manual Material
  • Appendix A - Instructions for Continued Airworthiness
  • Appendix B - Airworthiness Criteria for Helicopter Instrument Flight
  • [Appendix C - [Criteria for Category A
  • Appendix D - HIRF Environments and Equipment HIRF Test Levels
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