Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 3Date: 2020-01-01Original Date: 2020-01-01Title: Section § 125.351 - Flight release authority.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED). SUBCHAPTER G - AIR CARRIERS AND OPERATORS FOR COMPENSATION OR HIRE: CERTIFICATION AND OPERATIONS. PART 125 - CERTIFICATION AND OPERATIONS: AIRPLANES HAVING A SEATING CAPACITY OF 20 OR MORE PASSENGERS OR A MAXIMUM PAYLOAD CAPACITY OF 6,000 POUNDS OR MORE; AND RULES GOVERNING PERSONS ON BOARD SUCH AIRCRAFT. Subpart K - Flight Release Rules.
§ 125.351 Flight release authority. (a) No person may start a flight without authority from the person authorized by the certificate holder to exercise operational control over the flight. (b) No person may start a flight unless the pilot in command or the person authorized by the cetificate holder to exercise operational control over the flight has executed a flight release setting forth the conditions under which the flight will be conducted. The pilot in command may sign the flight release only when both the pilot in command and the person authorized to exercise operational control believe the flight can be made safely, unless the pilot in command is authorized by the certificate holder to exercise operational control and execute the flight release without the approval of any other person.
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(c) No person may continue a flight from an intermediate airport without a new flight release if the airplane has been on the ground more than 6 hours.