1160. Application of, and exclusions and exemptions from, noise certification requirements.

The noise certification requirements1 apply, in general, to Crown aircraft and to visiting forces2.

The requirements applicable to civil propeller-driven aeroplanes3 and civil subsonic jet aeroplanes generally apply to such aeroplanes, wherever registered, whenever they are operating in member states of the European Union or EEA states or Switzerland4. There are certain exemptions from these requirements, namely:


    (1)     exemptions5 may be granted, in exceptional individual cases, to permit the temporary use of propeller-driven or civil subsonic passenger jet aeroplanes which could not otherwise be lawfully operated within the terms of the noise certification requirements6;


    (2)     certain limited exemptions7 may be