OPERATIONS & POLICY
(UNDER 254 POUNDS)
This policy is to establish
operational rules to assure the safe operation of an ultralight vehicle at
Yuba County Airport by a non-pilot air vehicle operator.
Ultralight Vehicle -- a flying vehicle that is used for sport or
r4ecreational use, weighs less than 254 pounds, cannot sustain an airspeed
of more than 55 knots while in level flight, has a power off stall speed
no greater than 24 knots, and a fuel capacity does not exceed 5 U.S.
Operator -- An individual who has
received the proper training in the areas of airport communications and
procedures, airport familiarization, wake turbulence avoidance, operating
in a controlled airspace, and avoidance of residential sensitive areas.
Insurance -- Certificate of
Insurance with a combined single-limit general liability of at least
$500,000 (the same amount required for permanently based private aircraft)
naming the County of Yuba as an additional insured must be provided to the
Airport Manager at the time of registration or prior to any operations at
the Airport. Owners and operators will provide the Airport Manager with a
signed Assumption of Risks and Waiver of Liability.
THE ACTUAL POLICY IS CURRENTLY
UNDER REVIEW BY COUNTY COUNSEL AND WILL BE POSTED ONCE THE BOARD OF
SUPERVISORS HAS APPROVED THE POLICY.