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F37 Sub committees
            F37.10    Glider
            F37.20     Airplane
            F37.30     Power Parachute
            F37.40     Weight Shift
            F37.50     Gyroplane
            F37.60     Lighter than Air
            F37.70     Cross Cutting
                                    Airframe Emergency Parachutes                                        Powrachute Sky Rascal
                                    Fixed Base Operator
            F37.70.10 Hang Glider and Paraglider Tandem Operations Task Group
            F37.90     Executive

Example of Documents (PPC sub committee)
            F 2244 Design and Performance
            F 2240 Quality Control and Design Documentation
            F 2243 Required Product Information
            F 2242 Production Acceptance Testing
            F 2241 Continued Airworthiness