Sec. 27.1143 - Engine controls.
(a) There must be a separate power control for each engine.
(b) Power controls must be grouped and arranged to allow --
(1) Separate control of each engine; and
(2) Simultaneous control of all engines.
(c) Each power control must provide a positive and immediately responsive means of controlling its engine.
(d) If a power control incorporates a fuel shutoff feature, the control must have a means to prevent the inadvertent movement of the control into the shutoff position. The means must --
(1) Have a positive lock or stop at the idle position; and
(2) Require a separate and distinct operation to place the control in the shutoff position.
(e) For rotorcraft to be certificated for a 30-second OEI power rating, a means must be provided to automatically activate and control the 30-second OEI power and prevent any engine from exceeding the installed engine limits associated with the 30-second OEI power rating approved for the rotorcraft.
[Doc. No. 5074, 29 FR 15695, Nov. 24, 1964, as amended by Amdt.
27-11, 41 FR 55470, Dec. 20, 1976; Amdt. 27-23, 53 FR 34214, Sept. 2,
1988; Amdt. 27-29, 59 FR 47767, Sept. 16, 1994]