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Requirements for an ELT/PLB
An automatic ELT must:
- transmit on both frequencies of 406 MHz and 121.5 MHz.
Have its location identified near the point of access
A person must not operate an aircraft without an automatic ELT installed in the aircraft.
The above line does not apply to:
- an aircraft that is equipped with no more than 1 seat if the pilot is equipped with an ELT(S) or PLB:
- a glider or microlight aircraft if at least 1 person carried in the glider or microlight aircraft is equipped with an ELT(S) or PLB:
- a glider, or powered aircraft, including a microlight aircraft, that is equipped with no more than 2 seats, if the glider or powered aircraft is operated not more than 10 nm from the aerodrome from which the glider or powered aircraft took off:
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