Sec. 137.29 - General.
(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (d)
and (e) of this section, this subpart prescribes rules that apply to
persons and aircraft used in agricultural aircraft operations conducted
under this part.
(c) The holder of an agricultural
aircraft operator certificate may deviate from the provisions of part 91
of this chapter without a certificate of waiver, as authorized in this
subpart for dispensing operations, when conducting nondispensing aerial
work operations related to agriculture, horticulture, or forest
preservation in accordance with the operating rules of this subpart.
(d) Sections 137.31 through 137.35,
§§137.41, and 137.53 through 137.59 do not apply to persons and aircraft
used in agricultural aircraft operations conducted with public aircraft.
(e) Sections 137.31 through 137.35,
§§137.39, 137.41, 137.51 through 137.59, and subpart D do not apply to
persons and rotorcraft used in agricultural aircraft operations conducted
by a person holding a certificate under part 133 of this chapter and
involving only the dispensing of water on forest fires by rotorcraft
external-load means. However, the operation shall be conducted in
accordance with --
(1) The rules of part 133 of this
chapter governing rotorcraft external-load operations; and
(2) The operating rules of this subpart
contained in §§137.29, 137.37, and §§137.43 through 137.49.
[Doc. No. 1464, 30 FR 8106, June 24, 1965, as
amended by Amdt. 137-3, 33 FR 9601, July 2, 1968; Amdt. 137-6, 41 FR
35060, Aug. 19, 1976]