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The Rules of the Air Regulations 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.These Regulations may be cited as the Rules of the...

  3. 2.The Rules of the Air set out in Schedule 1...

  4. 3.The Regulations specified in Schedule 2 are revoked.

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. SECTION 1

        1. 1.Interpretation

      2. SECTION 2

        1. 2.Application of Rules to aircraft

        2. 3.Misuse of signals and markings

        3. 4.Reporting hazardous conditions

      3. SECTION 3

        1. 5.Low flying prohibitions

        2. 6.Exemptions from the low flying prohibitions

      4. SECTION 4

        1. 7.Weather reports and forecasts

        2. 8.Avoiding aerial collisions

        3. 9.Converging

        4. 10.Approaching head-on

        5. 11.Overtaking

        6. 12.Flight in the vicinity of an aerodrome

        7. 13.Order of landing

        8. 14.Landing and take-off

        9. 15.Aerobatic manoeuvres

        10. 16.Right-hand traffic rule

        11. 17.Notification of arrival and departure

        12. 18.Flight in Class A airspace

        13. 19.Flight in Class C Airspace

        14. 20.Choice of VFR or IFR

        15. 21.Speed limitations

        16. 22.Use of radio navigation aids

        17. 23.Simulated instrument flight

        18. 24.Practice instrument approaches

      5. SECTION 5

        1. 25.Applicability of the Visual Flight Rules

        2. 26.Reported visibility

        3. 27.Flight within controlled airspace

        4. 28.Flight outside controlled airspace

        5. 29.VFR flight plan and air traffic control clearance in Class B, Class C or Class D airspace

        6. 30.Maintaining continuous watch and complying with air traffic control instructions

        7. 31.Exceptions to rules 29 and 30

      6. SECTION 6

        1. 32.Instrument Flight Rules

        2. 33.Minimum height

        3. 34.Quadrantal rule and semi-circular rule

        4. 35.Flight plan and air traffic control clearance

        5. 36.Compliance with air traffic control clearance and notified procedures

        6. 37.Position reports

      7. SECTION 7

        1. 38.Application of aerodrome traffic rules

        2. 39.Visual signals

        3. 40.Movement of aircraft on aerodromes

        4. 41.Access to and movement of persons and vehicles on aerodromes

        5. 42.Right of way on the ground

        6. 43.Action to be taken in case of danger of collision on the ground

        7. 44.Launching, picking up and dropping of tow ropes, etc.

        8. 45.Flights within aerodrome traffic zones

      8. SECTION 8

        1. 46.General

        2. 47.Display of lights by aircraft

        3. 48.Failure of navigation and anti-collision lights

        4. 49.Flying machines at night

        5. 50.Gliders at night

        6. 51.Free balloons at night

        7. 52.Captive balloons and kites at night

        8. 53.Captive balloons and kites by day

        9. 54.Airships at night

        10. 55.Airships by day

      9. SECTION 9

        1. 56.General

        2. 57.Signals in the Signals Area

        3. 58.Markings for paved runways and taxiways

        4. 59.Markings on unpaved manoeuvring areas

        5. 60.Signals visible from the ground

        6. 61.Lights and pyrotechnic signals for control of aerodrome traffic

        7. 62.Marshalling signals (from a marshaller to an aircraft)

        8. 63.Marshalling signals (from a pilot of an aircraft to a marshaller)

        9. 64.Distress, urgency and safety signals

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      REVOCATIONS

  6. Explanatory Note

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