02 NCAC 60B .1025          AVIATION

(a)  Except as provided 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 State Forest, State recreational forest, or Educational State Forest area any airplane, flying machine, balloon, parachute, glider, hang glider, or other apparatus for aviation. "Voluntarily" for this Rule means 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; 106-887;

Eff. November 1, 2009;

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

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.