GEN 1.6 Summary of National Regulations and International Agreements/Conventions

  1. Summary of National Regulations
    1. Air regulations for the U.S. and areas under its jurisdiction are published in Title 14 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1-199, entitled the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation. It is essential that persons engaged in air operations in the U.S. airspace be acquainted with the relevant regulations. Copies of the 14 CFR parts may be purchased from the:
      Superintendent of Documents
      U.S. Government Publishing Office
      Attn: New Orders
      P.O. Box 979050
      St. Louis, MO 63197-9000
      Telephone: 202-512-1800
      The Code of Federal Regulations is available electronically at:
      https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collectionCfr.action?collectionCode=CFR
    2. The following is a partial list of Federal Aviation Regulations and their respective subject matter:

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14 CFR
Part No.

Title

1

Definitions and abbreviations

11

General rulemaking procedures

13

Investigative and enforcement procedures

21

Certification procedures for products and parts

23

Airworthiness standards: normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes

25

Airworthiness standards: transport category airplanes

27

Airworthiness standards: normal category rotorcraft

29

Airworthiness Standards: transport category rotorcraft

31

Airworthiness standards: manned free balloons

33

Airworthiness standards: aircraft engines

35

Airworthiness standards: propellers

36

Noise standards: aircraft type and airworthiness certification

39

Airworthiness directives

43

Maintenance, preventive maintenance, rebuilding, and alteration

45

Identification and registration marking

47

Aircraft registration

49

Recording of aircraft titles and security documents

61

Certification: Pilots, flight instructors, and ground instructors

63

Certification: Flight crewmembers other than pilots

65

Certification: Airmen other than flight crewmembers

67

Medical standards and certification

71

Designation of Class A, B, C, D, and E airspace areas; airways; routes; and reporting points

73

Special use airspace

77

Objects affecting navigable airspace

91

General operating and flight rules

93

Special air traffic rules and airport traffic patterns

95

IFR altitudes

97

Standard instrument approach procedures

99

Security control of air traffic

101

Moored balloons, kites, unmanned rockets, and unmanned free balloons

103

Ultralight vehicles

105

Parachute jumping

107

Airport security

108

Airplane operator security

109

Indirect air carrier security

119

Certification: Air carriers and commercial operators

121

Operating requirements: Domestic, flag, and supplemental operations

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

129

Operations: Foreign air carriers and foreign operations of U.S. registered aircraft engaged in common carriage

133

Rotorcraft external load operations

135

Operating requirements: Commuter and on-demand operations

137

Agricultural aircraft operations

139

Certification and operations: Land airports serving certain air carriers

141

Pilot schools

142

Training centers

145

Repair stations

147

Aviation maintenance technician schools

150

Airport noise compatibility planning

151

Federal aid to airports

152

Airport aid program

155

Release of airport property from surplus property disposal restrictions

156

State block grant pilot program

157

Notice of construction, alteration, activation, and deactivation of airports

158

Passenger facility charges (PFCs)

161

Notice and approval of airport noise and access restrictions

169

Expenditure of Federal funds for nonmilitary airports or air navigation facilities thereon

170

Establishment and discontinuance criteria for air traffic control services and navigational facilities

171

Non-Federal navigation facilities

183

Representatives of the Administrator

185

Testimony by employees and production of records in legal proceedings, and service of legal process and pleadings

187

Fees

189

Use of Federal Aviation Administration communications system

191

Protection of sensitive security information

198

Aviation insurance