Standard: FAA - 14 CFR PART 105


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No person may conduct a parachute operation, and no pilot in command of an aircraft may allow a parachute operation to be conducted from an aircraft, if that operation creates a hazard to air traffic or to persons or property on the surface


(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, this part prescribes rules governing parachute operations conducted in the United States.

(b) This part does not apply to a parachute operation conducted—

(1) In response to an in-flight emergency, or

(2) To meet an emergency on the surface when it is conducted at the direction or with the approval of an agency of the United States, or of a State, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, or a possession of the United States, or an agency or political subdivision thereof.

(c) Sections 105.5, 105.9, 105.13, 105.15, 105.17, 105.19 through 105.23, 105.25(a)(1) and 105.27 of this part do not apply to a parachute operation conducted by a member of an Armed Force—

(1) Over or within a restricted area when that area is under the control of an Armed Force.

(2) During military operations in uncontrolled airspace.

Organization: Federal Aviation Administration
Document Number: 14 cfr part 105
Publish Date: 2017-01-01
Page Count: 8
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
14 CFR PART 105 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2016-01-01 Status: INAC
14 CFR PART 105 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2015-01-01 Status: INAC
14 CFR PART 105 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2014-01-01 Status: INAC
14 CFR PART 105 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2013-01-01 Status: INAC
14 CFR PART 105 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2012-01-01 Status: INAC
14 CFR PART 105 Change Type: Update Date: 2011-01-01 Status: INAC
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