All the job tasks related to Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations
(14 CFR) 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, are detailed in
volumes 2, 3, 5 and 6.
Types of Operations. Part
125 provides for the operation of large aircraft that are not conducting
“common carriage” operations.
Noncommon carriage for hire operations are
allowed, but must be reviewed carefully to verify that the operation is not
common carriage. Operators are not permitted to “hold out” directly or indirectly.
Private Carriage operations in which persons or cargo are transported
without compensation for hire, for example, private or corporate operators carrying
company personnel, property and guest, including cost sharing under 14 CFR §
91.501 (d), or historic (museum or collection) flight operations.
3) Operations not involving the transportation
of persons or cargo.
2-657 RENEWAL, AMENDMENT, OR CANCELLATION OF
125 CERTIFICATE. A certificate issued
125 is effective until surrendered, suspended, or revoked. The district
office that has charge of the operator’s file may replace a current effective
certificate, operations specifications (OpSpecs
), or Deviation Authority that has been lost or destroyed. These documents
must duplicate those that were lost or destroyed. The replacement certificate
issued must have the word “DUPLICATE” and the date of preparation as well as
the original issuance date.
Renewals. Not applicable to part
125 operator certificates.
125 operator may apply to amend either the operating certificate or the
The FAA may also amend the operating certificate or the
OpSpec as the result of actions taken under Title 49 of the United States
Code (U.S.C), § 44709 and
14 CFR part 13.
If the certificate holder wishes to change the legal name on a certificate
or change the address of its principal business office or its principal operations
base, the operator must apply to amend the existing operating certificate. The
application will be in letter form (see Figure 2-20) to the certificate-holding
office. All supporting documents should accompany the request for amendment.
The certificate will be reissued with the proper changes, will keep the
original date of issuance, and will show the amended date of issuance.
125.35 provides the authority and requirements for the amendment of
Procedures for this are found
Volume 3, Chapter 2, Section 1, Paragraph 3-32, Amendment of Operations
Certificates and OpSpecs which are voluntarily surrendered
for cancellation should be accepted. The certificate must be accompanied by
a written request from the operator stating the reason for cancellation. The
request must be signed by either a person authorized to act for the company
or by the owner. The request may not be conditional. If the operating certificate
or OpSpecs has been lost or destroyed, a statement
by the operator to this effect shall be included in this written request.
2-658 FOREIGN OPERATORS OF LARGE PART
125 , SECTION
125.1(a) U.S.-REGISTERED AIRCRAFT. Foreign operations fall into three
Air carrier operations conducted under
citizens operating U.S.-registered aircraft outside the United States
14 CFR part 91. Operators in this category must comply with the maintenance
inspection requirements of part
125.247. This requirement provides a satisfactory level of airworthiness
and is responsive to international treaty obligations; and
citizens operating large §
125.1(a) U.S.-registered aircraft into the United States are required to comply
125. Foreign operators of U.S.-registered aircraft must comply with the
14 CFR part 47, §
47.9. To operate under part
125, the foreign operator must make application for a part
125 certificate or for Deviation Authority to the district office nearest
to the proposed port of entry. If necessary, the district office may prepare
a special flight authorization, with appropriate limitations and valid only
over U.S. territory,
to a specific destination airport where the required inspections may be conducted.
The special flight authorization may also include instructions and authorization
for a one-time exit flight if the operator fails to meet the certification requirements.
NOTE: Foreign operators of large §
125.1(a) U.S.-registered aircraft are not to be certificated to operate
outside of the U.S. or
2-659 through 2-675.
Figure 2-20, Application for Certificate Amendment
Fred’s People & Fish, Inc.
Winthrop, MA 02152
Federal Aviation Administration
Flight Standards District Office
Westfield, MA 01085
Dear Mr./ Ms. _____:
Fred’s People and Fish, Inc.,
holder of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations
(14 CFR) part 125 Certificate Number FPFB011A is requesting amendment to
that certificate to reflect the new address of its business office. The new
address, effective in 30 days, will be Fred’s People and Fish, Inc., 39 Harvard Yard Road, Boston,
Our operations and management
personnel remain the same as for our initial certification.