02 NCAC 60B .1025          AVIATION

(a)  Except as noted in Paragraphs (b) and (c) of this Rule, a person shall not voluntarily bring, land or cause to descend or alight, ascend or take off within or upon any Educational State Forest or State Forest area, any airplane, flying machine, balloon, parachute, glider, hang glider, or other apparatus for aviation.  "Voluntarily" in this connection shall mean anything other than a forced landing.

(b)  In forest areas where aviation activities are part of the planned forest activities or military, law enforcement or rescue training, a permit shall be required.

(c)  Emergency aircraft such as air ambulances and aerial search helicopters, and Division aircraft are exempt from this Rule.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-22; 106-870; 106-877;

Eff. November 1, 2009;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 09C .1252 Eff. May 1, 2012.