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Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part (FSCAP)

Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part (FSCAP) – Any part, assembly, or installation containing a critical characteristic whose failure, malfunction or absence could cause a catastrophic failure resulting in loss or serious damage to the aircraft or an uncommanded engine shutdown resulting in an unsafe condition


Military Unique FSCAP. Any FSCAP specifically and uniquely designed and manufactured for the U.S. military, for which there is no corresponding FAA-approved type design or PAH engine, propeller or part produced for civil application. “Breakout” products or parts, produced specifically for military use by a manufacturer other than an FAA PAH using military-provided designs/drawings and specifications, are also considered military unique.

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