Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 3Date: 2021-01-01Original Date: 2021-01-01Title: Section § 133.1 - Applicability.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 133 - ROTORCRAFT EXTERNAL-LOAD OPERATIONS. Subpart A - Applicability.
§ 133.1 Applicability. Except for aircraft subject to part 107 of this chapter, this part prescribes— (a) Airworthiness certification rules for rotorcraft used in; and (b) Operating and certification rules governing the conduct of rotorcraft external-load operations in the United States by any person. (c) The certification rules of this part do not apply to— (1) Rotorcraft manufacturers when developing external-load attaching means; (2) Rotorcraft manufacturers demonstrating compliance of equipment utilized under this part or appropriate portions of part 27 or 29 of this chapter; (3) Operations conducted by a person demonstrating compliance for the issuance of a certificate or authorization under this part;
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(4) Training flights conducted in preparation for the demonstration of compliance with this part; or (5) A Federal, State, or local government conducting operations with public aircraft. (d) For the purpose of this part, a person other than a crewmember or a person who is essential and directly connected with the external-load operation may be carried only in approved Class D rotorcraft-load combinations. [Doc. No. 15176, 42 FR 24198, May 12, 1977, as amended by Amdt. 133-9, 51 FR 40707, Nov. 7, 1986; Docket FAA-2015-0150, Amdt. 133-15, 81 FR 42214, June 28, 2016]