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Chapter 22. Municipal Airport

Sec. 22-47. Radio, instrument or propeller repair station.

(1) Statement of concept. A radio, instrument or propeller repair station operator is a person engaged in the business of and providing a shop for the repair of aircraft radios, propellers, instruments and accessories, but such is not an exclusive right. The operator shall hold the appropriate repair shop certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration.

(2) Minimum standards. Minimum standards for a radio, instrument or propeller repair station operator shall be as follows:

  1. The operator shall lease from the city an area of not less than 11,000 square feet of ground space on which shall be erected a building to provide at least 4,000 square feet of floor space to hangar at least one aircraft, to house all equipment, and to provide an office, shop, customer lounge and restrooms, all properly heated and lighted; and shall provide telephone facilities for customer use.
  2. The operator shall provide auto parking space within the leased area, and shall provide a paved walkway within the leased area to accommodate pedestrian access to the operator's office.
  3. The operator shall provide a paved aircraft apron within the leased area to accommodate aircraft movement from the operator's building to the taxiway or the access to the taxiway that has been or will be provided for the operator.
  4. The operator performing the services under this category will be required to carry the following types of insurance in the limits specified:
    1. Comprehensive public liability and comprehensive property damage:
      1. Bodily injury: $1,000,000.00 each accident.
      2. Property damage: $300,000.00 each accident.
    2. Hangar keepers' liability: $1,000,000.00 each accident.
    3. Products liability: $1,000,000.00 each accident.
  5. The operator shall have his premises open and services available eight hours daily, five days each week.
  6. The operator shall have in his employ and on duty during the appropriate business hours trained personnel in such numbers as are required to meet the minimum standards set forth in this category in an efficient manner but never less than one person who is a Federal Aviation Administration rated radio, instrument or propeller repairman and one other repairman who need not be rated by the Federal Aviation Administration.

(Code 1982, 21.26)