Sec. 121.347 - Radio equipment for operations under VFR over
routes navigated by pilotage.
(a) No person may operate an airplane under VFR over routes that can be navigated by pilotage, unless it is equipped with the radio equipment necessary under normal operating conditions to fulfill the following:
(1) Communicate with at least one appropriate ground station from any point on the route.
(2) Communicate with appropriate traffic control facilities from any point within the lateral boundaries of the surface areas of Class B, Class C, Class D, or Class E airspace designated for an airport in which flights are intended.
(3) Receive meteorological information from any point en route by either of two independent systems. One of the means provided to comply with this subparagraph may be used to comply with paragraphs (a)(1) and (2) of this section.
(b) No person may operate an airplane at night under VFR over routes than can be navigated by pilotage unless that airplane is equipped with the radio equipment necessary under normal operating conditions to fulfill the functions specified in paragraph (a) of this section and to receive radio navigational signals applicable to the route flown, except that a marker beacon receiver or ILS receiver is not required.
[Doc. No. 6258, 29 FR 19205, Dec. 17, 1964, as amended by Amdt.
121-226, 56 FR 65663, Dec. 17, 1991