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Does a solo pilot performing aerobatics constitute an "occupant" for the purposes of requiring a parachute per 91.307(c)?

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    $\begingroup$ Are they occupying the aircraft? $\endgroup$ – Ron Beyer Jul 10 '18 at 15:30
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If you're solo you don't need a parachute (emphasis mine):

Unless each occupant of the aircraft is wearing an approved parachute, no pilot of a civil aircraft carrying any person (other than a crewmember) may execute any intentional maneuver that exceeds [...]

Incidentally, 91.307 says nothing about aerobatics; that's in 91.303.

And this question is closely related.

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