14 CFR 107.33 - Visual observer.

§ 107.33 Visual observer.

If a visual observer is used during the aircraft operation, all of the following requirements must be met:

(a) The remote pilot in command, the person manipulating the flight controls of the small unmanned aircraft system, and the visual observer must maintain effective communication with each other at all times.

(b) The remote pilot in command must ensure that the visual observer is able to see the unmanned aircraft in the manner specified in § 107.31.

(c) The remote pilot in command, the person manipulating the flight controls of the small unmanned aircraft system, and the visual observer must coordinate to do the following:

(1) Scan the airspace where the small unmanned aircraft is operating for any potential collision hazard; and

(2) Maintain awareness of the position of the small unmanned aircraft through direct visual observation.

Title 14 published on 03-May-2017 03:58

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 107 after this date.

  • 2016-06-28; vol. 81 # 124 - Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    1. 81 FR 42064 - Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Aviation Administration
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective August 29, 2016.
      14 CFR Parts 21, 43, 61, 91, 101, 107, 119, 133, and 183
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