Instrumentation for Light Sport Aircraft

by DONG WOO, KANG
(Seoul, South Korea)

In reference to electronic devices (multipurpose functional display, electronic flight information system, engine monitering systems, etc.)


1. Do they have to be a produced to the standard of a Technical Standard Order?

ANSWER: To be eligible for installation on a U.S. registered aircraft, they must have some type of production approval. TSO’s are one such approval. Click on the following link to see the other types of approvals:

Certification of aircraft components

The TSO number for Airborne Multipurpose Electronic Displays is C-113

2. Can they be imported from foreign countries into U.S?

ANSWER: Yes.

3. Can electronic devices can be imported and used in light sport aircraft if the light sport aircraft manufacturer includes these items in their certification?

ANSWER: Yes.

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