And the aircraft's type certificate data sheet
(TCDS), plus any applicable airworthiness directives (ADs), also may need to be factored into your decision, as well as any supplemental type certificates (STCs).
If the aircraft is type-certificated, download the type certificate data sheet
(TCDS) from the FAA Web site as well as contact information on any STC'd modifications.
Start with the FAA type certificate data sheet
, if there is one, and progress to the manufacturer's maintenance manual, then add the illustrated parts catalog.
So far, every type certificate data sheet
, the FAA's authoritative statement of what a given airplane is, that I've ever seen, and by no means have I seen them all, states [V.sub.NE] as IAS.
While not specifically mentioned in FAR 91.213, it's implied an aircraft must also comply with its type certificate data sheet
(TCDS) and any supplemental type certificates (STCs) installed.