Aircraft operator

Aircraft operator means a person who uses, causes to be used, or authorizes to be used an aircraft, with or without the right of legal control (as owner, lessee, or otherwise), for the purpose of air navigation including the piloting of aircraft, or on any part of the surface of an airport. In specific parts or sections of this subchapter, aircraft operator is used to refer to specific types of operators as described in those parts or sections.


49 CFR § 1540.5

Scoping language

In addition to the terms in part 1500 of this chapter, the following terms are used in this subchapter:

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