CAAC Released Draft of Means of Compliance for Electric Airplane Certification

After publishing the new certification rule Part 23 (CCAR-23-R4) for fixed wing light airplane earlier this month, the Chinese civil aviation regulator CAAC released the relevant advisory circular (AC) draft yesterday for public opinions which will end by 30 June. The AC draft includes technical requirement for Part 23 certification and includes means of compaliance (MOC) for section H in Part 23 for electric airplane. This MOC paves the ground for Part 23 certification for electric airplane in China. Currently the four-seat full electric RX4E airplane designed by RXGAC in Liaoning, China is undergoing CAAC Part 23 certification.

The full AC (in Chinese only) can be download at http://www.caac.gov.cn/HDJL/YJZJ/202206/P020220607619706729388.pdf

The MOC for section H in Part 23 for electric airplane is in appendix 1 beginning on page 61.

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