6. Licensing of personnel- Every aircraft shall carry and be operated by the personnel prescribed in Part V and such personnel shall be licensed in the manner prescribed in that part and in Schedule II :
Provided that in the case of an aircraft not registered in India, such personnel shall be licensed in accordance with the regulations in force in the State in which the aircraft is registered :
Provided further that a trainee pilot who is learning to fly may fly without a licence any aircraft of an all-up-weight not exceeding 1,500 kgs. if -
(a) the aircraft is fitted with dual controls,
(b) a flight instructor is carried on board,
(c) prior notice of the flight is given to the person-in-charge of the aerodrome from which the flight is made, and
(d) no other person is carried on board the aircraft :
Provided also that a trainee pilot may exercise the privileges of a Student Pilot's Licence specified in paragraph 5 of Section B and C and paragraph 4 of Section D of Schedule Ii if he is granted a certificate to that effect by the Flight Instructor after such a trainee qualifies the technical examination and also satisfies the requirements of medical fitness provided for the issue of such a licence. Such certificate shall be valid for a period of two months or until the trainee obtains a Student Pilot's Licence whichever is earlier.
Note:- For the purpose of this rule, foreign registered aircraft falling under sub-rule (3) of rule 1 shall be deemed as aircraft registered in India and Indian registered aircraft falling under sub-rule (4) of rule 1 shall be deemed as aircraft not registered in India.
[Amended by -(i) GSR No. 1238 dated 8-9-1962,
(ii) GSR No. 637(E) dated 4-10-1993, and
(iii) GSR No. 20(E) dated 12-1-1994.]
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