Sec. 29.55 - Takeoff decision point (TDP): Category A.

(a) The TDP is the first point from which a continued takeoff capability is assured under 29.59 and is the last point in the takeoff path from which a rejected takeoff is assured within the distance determined under 29.62.

(b) The TDP must be established in relation to the takeoff path using no more than two parameters; e.g., airspeed and height, to designate the TDP.

(c) Determination of the TDP must include the pilot recognition time interval following failure of the critical engine.

[Doc. No. 24802, 61 FR 21899, May 10, 1996]