How Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR's) Affect Airplane Safety

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How Does Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR’s) Affect Airplane Safety?

How Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR's) Affect Airplane Safety

Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR's) are designed to promote aircraft safety for pilots, crews, passengers, and the rest of the public community. An incredible list of topics from aircraft design to hot air ballooning, through model airplane safety is covered in the FAR's. Part 135 stipulates airplane safety regulations that apply to all commercial flight operations.

All charter jet aircraft are covered under the auspice of Part 135, since these planes are operated “for compensation or hire.” The safety standards for aircraft and pilots are much higher than Part 91, which contains regulations for private pilots and airplanes. All legitimate air charter companies should offer Part 135 certified pilots and aircraft that conform to these safety regulations.

These higher safety and performance standards typically enhance and improve aircraft safety and security. Charter jet pilots must have all competency and medical certifications specified in FAR Part 91, which pertains to private pilot certification. They then must go the extra mile to upgrade to Part 135 certification to legally carry passengers safely to their destinations. This extra level of expertise of pilots and aircraft standards contributes to improved plane safety.

   

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