1095. Categories of flight.

1095.     Categories of flight.

For the purposes of the Air Navigation Order 20161, flights are categorised according to their purpose. In particular, certificates of airworthiness2 specify which categories of flight an aircraft may undertake3. There are two categories:

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    (1)     aircraft falling in the standard category may fly for any purpose;

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    (2)     aircraft falling in the special category may fly for any purpose, other than commercial air transport, specified in the certificate of airworthiness4.