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Type Certificate Data Sheet (TCDS)

Type Certificate Data Sheet (TCDS) – The FAAissues a type certificate when a new aircraft, engine, propeller, etc., is found to meet safety standards set forth by the FAA. The TCDS lists the specifications, conditions and limitations under which airworthiness requirements were met for the specified product, such as engine make and model, fuel type, engine limits, airspeed limits, maximum weight, minimum crew, etc.

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