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Main Principles of Law

Main Principles Of The Law

 

  • Responsibility
    It is the pilot?s responsibility, at any time and under any circumstance, to comply with the rules of airworthiness, and to take all possible measures to avoid dangers to himself and others pilots, and behave accordingly.
  • Flying
    Flying activity is permitted from dawn to sunset, outside clouds, in meteorological conditions allowing a continue visual reference to the ground, to the obstacles and any possible kind of traffic.
  • Distance
    It is formally forbidden for an aircraft to be flown so close to another as to create danger of collision.
  • Priority rules among different aircrafts
    Free flight gliders shall give way to all kinds of aircrafts except microlights.
  • Overtaking
    When required by these rules to give way, a glider shall avoid passing over, under or ahead of another, unless well clear.
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