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Section 9: FAA Documents

SUBCHAPTER G—Air Carriers and Operators for Compensation or Hire: Certification and Operations

PART 119—Certification: Air Carriers and Commercial Operators

Sec. 119.1 Applicability copy link
  1. This part applies to each person operating or intending to operate civil aircraft—
    1. As an air carrier or commercial operator, or both, in air commerce; or
    2. When common carriage is not involved, in operations of U.S.-registered civil airplanes with a seat configuration of 20 or more passengers, or a maximum payload capacity of 6,000 pounds or more.
  2. This part prescribes—
    1. The types of air operator certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, including air carrier certificates and operating certificates;
  3. Except for operations when common carriage is not involved conducted with airplanes having a passenger-seat configuration of 20 seats or more, excluding any required crewmember seat, or a payload capacity of 6,000 pounds or more, this part does not apply to—
    1. Nonstop flights conducted within a 25-statute-mile radius of the airport of takeoff carrying persons or objects for the purpose of conducting intentional parachute operations.