1284. Restrictions on towing of gliders.

1284.     Restrictions on towing of gliders.

An aircraft in flight must not tow a glider1 unless:


    (1)     the towing aircraft has a certificate of airworthiness2 issued or rendered valid for that aircraft under the law of the country in which the aircraft is registered3 and that certificate, or the flight manual4 for the aircraft, includes an express provision that it may be used for that purpose5; or


    (2)     the towing aircraft has been authorised to do so by the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA') or an organisation approved by the CAA to