1117. 'E' conditions.

The 'E' conditions1 allow a non-EASA aircraft2registered in the United Kingdom3 of not more than 2,000kg maximum take-off mass and which is designed to be flown by a crew of at least one pilot, to fly, subject to specified conditions4, in circumstances when there is in force neither:


    (1)     a certificate of airworthiness5 duly issued or rendered valid under the law of the United Kingdom6; nor


    (2)     a permit to fly7.

An aircraft may fly under the 'E' conditions only for the purposes of:


    (a)     experimenting with or testing the aircraft (including any engines installed on the aircraft) or any