Sec. 29.71 - Helicopter angle of glide: Category B.

For each category B helicopter, except multiengine helicopters meeting the requirements of 29.67(b) and the powerplant installation requirements of category A, the steady angle of glide must be determined in autorotation --

(a) At the forward speed for minimum rate of descent as selected by the applicant;

(b) At the forward speed for best glide angle;

(c) At maximum weight; and

(d) At the rotor speed or speeds selected by the applicant.

[Amdt. 29-12, 41 FR 55471, Dec. 20, 1976]