FAA has released draft guidance on how aircraft manufacturers can comply with new certification requirements that factor aerodynamic loads produced by rudder reversals into design standards. The requirement, which is also in the draft stage, would add a load condition to FAA’s Part 25 transport category aircraft airworthiness standards. The new standard would require a design to withstand an initial full rudder pedal input, followed by three rudder reversals at the maximum sideslip ...

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