1113. Necessity for certificate of airworthiness.

Subject to certain exceptions1, an aircraft may not fly unless there is in force in respect of it a certificate of airworthiness2 duly issued3 or rendered valid under the law of the country in which the aircraft is registered or the state of the operator4, and any conditions subject to which the certificate was issued or rendered valid are complied with5. Most certificates of airworthiness of United Kingdom aircraft are now issued under the EASA system. In the case of an aircraft registered in the United Kingdom6, the certificate of airworthiness must be issued in accordance with the provisions