Monday, February 26, 2007

Private Jets : General Operating and Flight Rules

The Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, under the Department of Transportation has specified in PART 91 -General Operating and Flight Rules. This deals with various aspects of the aircraft maintenance and servicing. They are classified into subsections numbered from 91.1 to 91.905 numbering in all about 60. They deal with topics such as the responsibility and authority of the pilot in command or if more than one pilot is required what are the terms right from airworthiness of civil aircrafts to carriage of narcotic drugs, marihuana, and depressant or stimulant drugs or substances. Such is the exhaustive lists of checks and maintenance procedures specified therein that it covers the entire aspect of aircraft maintenance, safety procedures to be adopted and the requirements of pilots, crews and other qualified personnel.

Section 91.103 deals with preflight action;
Sections 91.117 to 91.121 deal with aircraft speed, minimum safe altitudes and general
Altimeter settings;
Sections 91.123 to 91.125 deal with compliance issues with ATC (Airport Traffic Control) clearances, instructions as well as ATC light signals;
Section s 91.207 to 91.215 deal with Emergency locator transmitters, Aircraft lights, Supplemental oxygen, Inoperative instruments and equipment, ATC transponder and altitude reporting equipment and use, Data correspondence between automatically reported pressure altitude data and the pilot's altitude reference;
Sections 91.221to 91.305 deals with traffic alert and collision avoidance system equipment and use, terrain awareness and warning system, Aerobatic flight and Flight test areas.
Sections 91.415 to 91.421 deal with changes to aircraft inspection programs, Maintenance records, Transfer of maintenance records and Rebuilt engine maintenance records;
Section 91.535 deals with Stowage of food, beverage, and passenger service equipment during aircraft movement on the surface, takeoff, and landing;
Section 91.19 to 91.21 deals with portable electronic devices permitted onboard;
Section 91.107 Use of shoulder harnesses, safety belts and child restraint systems.
Section 91.139 deals with emergency air traffic rules;
Section 91.111 deals with Operating near other aircraft;
Section 91.113 to 91.115 deals with Right-of-way rules: Except water operations.
Sections 91.126 to 9131 deals with operating on or in the vicinity of an airport in Class G, Class E, Class B, Class C and Class D airspace.
Section 91.138 deals with Temporary flight restrictions in national disaster
Section 91.153 to 91.173 VFR flight plan: Information required, Basic VFR weather minimums, special VFR weather minimums, VFR cruising altitude or flight level, Fuel requirements for flight in IFR conditions, IFR flight plan: Information required, VOR equipment check for IFR operations, ATC clearance and flight plan required. Author Resource:- Jason Uvios writes about "Private Jets : General Operating and Flight Rules" to visit : corporate jet information, jet powered private planes and private jets.