Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 2Date: 2020-01-01Original Date: 2020-01-01Title: Section § 101.23 - General operating limitations.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED). SUBCHAPTER F - AIR TRAFFIC AND GENERAL OPERATING RULES. PART 101 - MOORED BALLOONS, KITES, AMATEUR ROCKETS, UNMANNED FREE BALLOONS, AND CERTAIN MODEL AIRCRAFT. Subpart C - Amateur Rockets.
§ 101.23 General operating limitations. (a) You must operate an amateur rocket in such a manner that it: (1) Is launched on a suborbital trajectory; (2) When launched, must not cross into the territory of a foreign country unless an agreement is in place between the United States and the country of concern; (3) Is unmanned; and (4) Does not create a hazard to persons, property, or other aircraft. (b) The FAA may specify additional operating limitations necessary to ensure that air traffic is not adversely affected, and public safety is not jeopardized. [Doc. No. FAA-2007-27390, 73 FR 73781, Dec. 4, 2008]