Sec. 23.963 - Fuel tanks: General.
(a) Each fuel tank must be able to
withstand, without failure, the vibration, inertia, fluid, and
structural loads that it may be subjected to in operation.
(b) Each flexible fuel tank liner
must be shown to be suitable for the particular application.
(c) Each integral fuel tank must
have adequate facilities for interior inspection and repair.
(d) The total usable capacity of the
fuel tanks must be enough for at least one-half hour of operation at
maximum continuous power.
(e) Each fuel quantity indicator
must be adjusted, as specified in §23.1337(b), to account for the
unusable fuel supply determined under §23.959(a).
[Doc. No. 4080, 29 FR 17955, Dec. 18, 1964;
30 FR 258, Jan. 9, 1965, as amended by Amdt 23-34, 52 FR 1832, Jan.
15, 1987; Amdt. 23-43, 58 FR 18972, Apr. 9, 1993; Amdt. 23-51, 61 FR
5136, Feb. 9, 1996]