1262. Routes and aerodromes.

The operator1 of an aircraft registered in the United Kingdom2 must not permit the aircraft to fly for the purpose of public transport3 without first being satisfied using every reasonable means that:

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    (1)     the aeronautical radio stations4 and navigational aids serving the intended route or any planned diversion are adequate for the safe navigation of the aircraft5; and

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    (2)     that every place (whether or not an aerodrome6) at which it is intended to take off or land and any alternate place (whether or not an aerodrome) at which a landing may be made are suitable for the purpose and,