background image


14 CFR Ch. I (1–1–19 Edition) 

§ 121.567 

operation’s comments to the respon-
sible Flight Standards office. 

[Doc. No. 6258, 29 FR 19219, Dec. 31, 1964, as 
amended by Amdt. 121–207, 54 FR 39293, Sept. 
25, 1989; Amdt. 121–253, 61 FR 2614, Jan. 26, 
1996; Amdt. 121–329, 72 FR 1881, Jan. 16, 2007; 
Amdt. 121–333, 72 FR 31682, June 7, 2007; 
Docket FAA–2018–0119, Amdt. 121–380, 83 FR 
9172, Mar. 5, 2018] 

§ 121.567

Instrument approach proce-

dures and IFR landing minimums. 

No person may make an instrument 

approach at an airport except in ac-
cordance with IFR weather minimums 
and instrument approach procedures 
set forth in the certificate holder’s op-
erations specifications. 

§ 121.569

Equipment interchange: Do-

mestic and flag operations. 

(a) Before operating under an inter-

change agreement, each certificate 
holder conducting domestic or flag op-
erations shall show that— 

(1) The procedures for the inter-

change operation conform with this 
chapter and with safe operating prac-

(2) Required crewmembers and dis-

patchers meet approved training re-
quirements for the airplanes and equip-
ment to be used and are familiar with 
the communications and dispatch pro-
cedures to be used; 

(3) Maintenance personnel meet 

training requirements for the airplanes 
and equipment, and are familiar with 
the maintenance procedures to be used; 

(4) Flight crewmembers and dis-

patchers meet appropriate route and 
airport qualifications; and 

(5) The airplanes to be operated are 

essentially similar to the airplanes of 
the certificate holder with whom the 
interchange is effected with respect to 
the arrangement of flight instruments 
and the arrangement and motion of 
controls that are critical to safety un-
less the Administrator determines that 
the certificate holder has adequate 
training programs to insure that any 
potentially hazardous dissimilarities 
are safely overcome by flight crew fa-

(b) Each certificate holder con-

ducting domestic or flag operations 
shall include the pertinent provisions 
and procedures involved in the equip-

ment interchange agreement in its 

[Doc. No. 6258, 29 FR 19219, Dec. 31, 1964, as 
amended by Amdt. 121–253, 61 FR 2614, Jan. 
26, 1996] 

§ 121.570

Airplane evacuation capa-


(a) No person may cause an airplane 

carrying passengers to be moved on the 
surface, take off, or land unless each 
automatically deployable emergency 
evacuation assisting means, installed 
pursuant to § 121.310(a), is ready for 

(b) Each certificate holder shall en-

sure that, at all times passengers are 
on board prior to airplane movement 
on the surface, at least one floor-level 
exit provides for the egress of pas-
sengers through normal or emergency 

[Doc. No. 26142, 57 FR 42674, Sept. 15, 1992] 

§ 121.571

Briefing passengers before 


(a) Each certificate holder operating 

a passenger-carrying airplane shall in-
sure that all passengers are orally 
briefed by the appropriate crewmember 
as follows: 

(1) Before each takeoff, on each of the 




Each passenger shall be 

briefed on when, where, and under what 
conditions smoking is prohibited in-
cluding, but not limited to, any appli-
cable requirements of part 252 of this 
title). This briefing shall include a 
statement that the Federal Aviation 
Regulations require passenger compli-
ance with the lighted passenger infor-
mation signs, posted placards, areas 
designated for safety purposes as no 
smoking areas, and crewmember in-
structions with regard to these items. 
The briefing shall also include a state-
ment that Federal law prohibits tam-
pering with, disabling, or destroying 
any smoke detector in an airplane lav-
atory; smoking in lavatories; and, 
when applicable, smoking in passenger 

(ii) The location of emergency exits. 
(iii) The use of safety belts, including 

instructions on how to fasten and un-
fasten the safety belts. Each passenger 
shall be briefed on when, where, and 
under what conditions the safety belt 

VerDate Sep<11>2014 

08:20 May 17, 2019

Jkt 247048

PO 00000

Frm 00212

Fmt 8010

Sfmt 8010