Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part Law and Legal Definition

According to 41 CFR 102-36.40 [Title 41 Public Contracts and Property Management; Subtitle C Federal Property Management Regulations System; Chapter 102 Federal Management Regulation System; Subchapter B Personal Property; Part 102-36 Disposition of Excess Personal Property; Subpart A General Provisions], Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part (FSCAP) is any aircraft part, assembly, or installation containing a critical characteristic whose failure, malfunction, or absence could cause a catastrophic failure resulting in engine shut-down or loss or serious damage to the aircraft resulting in an unsafe condition.