(a) No person may conduct a parachute operation, and no pilot in
command of an aircraft may allow a parachute operation to be conducted
from that aircraft, over or into a congested area of a city, town, or
settlement, or an open-air assembly of persons unless a certificate of
authorization for that parachute operation has been issued under this
section. However, a parachutist may drift over a congested area or an
open-air assembly of persons with a fully deployed and properly
functioning parachute if that parachutist is at a sufficient altitude to
avoid creating a hazard to persons or property on the surface.
(b) An application for a certificate of authorization issued under this
section must --
(1) Be made in the form and manner prescribed by the Administrator, and
(2) Contain the information required in §105.15(a) of this part.
(c) Each holder of, and each person named as a participant in a
certificate of authorization issued under this section must comply with
all requirements contained in the certificate of authorization.
(d) Each holder of a certificate of authorization issued under this
section must present that certificate for inspection upon the request of
the Administrator, or any Federal, State, or local official.