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FAA Issues SAIB Addressing Airplanes In Ground Effect

January 4, 2013

Bulletin Stems From NTSB G650 Accident Report The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) to advise manufacturers of airplanes certified under parts 23 and 25 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR parts 23 and 25) to consider the possibility that the airplane’s maximum lift coefficient in ground effect may be lower than its maximum lift coefficient in free air.

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