VOLUME 2 AIR OPERATOR AND AIR AGENCY CERTIFICATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS
CHAPTER 6 TITLE 14 CFR PART
AND OPERATING RULES
Section 1 Introduction to Part
2-656 GENERAL. All the job tasks related to 14 CFR Part
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.
A. Types of Operations. Part
for the operation of large aircraft that are not conducting “common carriage” operations.
1) Non-common 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 guests, including cost sharing under 14 CFR part
historic (museum or collection) flight operations.
3) Operations not involving the transportation of persons or cargo.
2-657 RENEWAL, AMENDMENT, OR CANCELLATION OF A PART
A certificate issued under part
effective until surrendered, suspended, or revoked. The Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) that has charge of the operator’s file may
replace a current effective certificate, operations specification (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.
A. Renewals. Not applicable to part
B. Amendments. A part
may apply to amend either the Operating Certificate or the OpSpecs. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) may also
amend the Operating Certificate or the OpSpecs as the result of actions taken
under Title 49 of the United States Code (49 U.S.C), § 44709 and 14 CFR part
1) 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, Sample Application for Certificate Amendment) to the certificate-holding
district office (CHDO). All supporting documents should accompany the request for amendment.
2) The certificate will be reissued with the proper changes, will keep
the original date of issuance, and will show the amended date of issuance.
the authority and requirements for the amendment of OpSpecs. Procedures for this are found in
Volume 3, Chapter 18, Section 8, Paragraph
3-1028, Amendment of OpSpecs.
C. Cancellation. Certificates and OpSpecs that 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 either by a person authorized to act for the company
or by the owner. The request may not be conditional. If the Operating Certificate
or OpSpecs have 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 §
AIRCRAFT. Foreign operations fall into three categories:
A. Air Carrier Operations Conducted Under 14 CFR Part
B. Foreign Citizens Operating U.S.-Registered Aircraft Outside the United States, its Territories and
Possessions, Under Part
in this category must comply with the maintenance inspection requirements of §
requirement provides a satisfactory level of airworthiness and is responsive to international treaty obligations.
C. Foreign Citizens Operating Large §
Aircraft Into the United States, its Territories or Possessions. Operators in this category are required to comply with part
operate under part
foreign operator must make application for a part
or for deviation authority to the FSDO nearest to the proposed port of entry. If necessary, the FSDO
may prepare a Special Flight Authorization (SFA), with appropriate limitations
and valid only over U.S. territory, to a specific destination airport where
the required inspections may be conducted. The SFA 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 §
aircraft operating entirely outside of the United States, its territories and possessions, are not to be certificated under part
Figure 2-20. Sample Application for Certificate Amendment
Fred’s People & Fish, Inc.
189 Highland Avenue
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
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, MA 01234.
Our operations and management personnel remain the same as for our initial certification.
RESERVED. Paragraphs 2-659 through 2-675.