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CIVIL AVIATION REGULATIONS 1998 1998 No. 237 - REG 21.191

Experimental certificates
21.191. An experimental certificate may be issued for one or more of the
following purposes:

   (a)  research and development: for example testing new aircraft design
        concepts, new aircraft equipment, new aircraft installations, new
        aircraft operating techniques, or new uses for aircraft;

   (b)  showing compliance with regulations: for example conducting flight
        tests and other operations to show compliance with the airworthiness
        regulations including flights to show compliance for issue of type and
        supplemental type certificates, flights to substantiate major design
        changes, and flights to show compliance with the function and
        reliability requirements of the regulations;

   (c)  training the applicant's flight crew;

   (d)  exhibition: for example exhibiting the aircraft's flight capabilities,
        performance, or unusual characteristics at air shows, motion picture,
        television, and similar productions, and the maintenance of exhibition
        flight proficiency, including (for persons exhibiting aircraft) flying
        to and from such air shows and productions;

   (e)  air racing: for example participating in air races, including (for
        participants) practising for air races and flying to and from racing

   (f)  market surveys: for example use of aircraft for purposes of conducting
        market surveys, sales demonstrations, and customer crew training only
        as provided in regulation 21.195;

   (g)  operating an amateur-built aircraft: that is an aircraft the major
        portion of which has been fabricated and assembled by a person who
        undertook the construction project solely for the person's own
        education or recreation;

   (h)  operating a kit-built aircraft: that is an aircraft in the primary
        category that meets the criteria of paragraph 21.24 (1) (a) and that
        was assembled by a person from a kit manufactured by the holder of a
        production certificate for that kit, without the supervision and
        quality control of the production certificate holder under
        subregulation 21.184 (1);

        (i)    private operations of prototype aircraft previously
               certificated under paragraph 21.191 (a), (b) or (d). Source
               FARs section 21.191 modified. 

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