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R89/2004 Orders/Civil Aviation as made
Replacement of section 100.93 of the Civil Aviation Orders.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 04 Mar 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Feb-2005
Tabled Senate10-Feb-2005
Gazetted 23 Dec 2004

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Aviation Amendment Order

(No. R89) 2004

 

 

I, WILLIAM BRUCE BYRON, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, issue the following Civil Aviation Order under regulation 31 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

 

 

 

[Signed Bruce Byron]

 

 

Bruce Byron

Director of Aviation Safety and

   Chief Executive Officer

 

12 December 2004

 

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1         Name of Order

                     This Order is the Civil Aviation Amendment Order (No. R89) 2004.

2         Commencement

                     This Order commences on gazettal.

3         Replacement of section 100.93 of the Civil Aviation Orders

                     Section 100.93 of the Civil Aviation Orders is omitted and a new section substituted as set out in Schedule 1.

 

Schedule 1        Substitution of section 100.93 of the Civil Aviation Orders

 

 

SECTION 100.93

 

ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURE — AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER LICENCES — CATEGORY RADIO

1           APPLICATION

1.1        Except where otherwise approved or directed by CASA, this section of the CAOs applies to the requirements for the grant of an aircraft maintenance engineer licence in category radio systems and for the grant of additional ratings to a licence in this category.

1.2        This section of the CAOs is to be read in conjunction with the current issue of CAO section 100.90 and AAC 9-93.

2           DEFINITIONS

Terms and abbreviations used in this section are detailed in CAO section 100.90.

3           RATINGS

Category radio systems is classified into the following ratings:

 

Group 1         VHF and HF communication systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 2         Audio and cockpit voice recorder systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 3         Automatic direction finding systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 4         VHF OMNI range systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 5         Marker, localiser and glideslope systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 6         Weather radar systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 7         Air traffic transponder systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 8         Very low frequency navigation systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 9         Radio altimeter systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 10       Distance measuring equipment systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 11       Doppler navigation systems other than Group 20 systems.

Group 12       Satellite Navigation Systems.

Group 20       Radio systems installed in aeroplanes classified as high capacity aeroplanes and employed in regular public transport operations.

4           LICENCE RATINGS AND FORM OF ENDORSEMENT

4.1        Ratings specifying the groups of radio systems and, if applicable, the aircraft type or series for which the privileges of the licence may be exercised must be endorsed on the licence.

4.2        Applicants who comply with the experience and examination requirements of subsections 5 and 6 of this section may be granted the appropriate rating, subject to the conditions specified at paragraphs 4.3 and 4.4.

4.2.1     A separate rating in Group 20 is required for each aircraft listed in AAC 9-93.

4.3        Applicants for a Group 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 rating must hold a Group 1 rating.

4.4                Endorsement of ratings must take the following form:

 

Communications Systems         Group 1

Audio CVR Systems                  Group 2

ADF Systems                              Group 3

VOR Systems                             Group 4

ILS Systems                                Group 5

Weather Radar Systems             Group 6

ATC Transponder Systems        Group 7

VLF Navigation Systems           Group 8

Radio Altimeter Systems          Group 9

DME Systems                             Group 10

Doppler Systems                        Group 11

Sat Nav Systems                         Group 12

*....................                               Group 20

 

*(The appropriate aircraft type or series description as listed in AAC 9-93 is inserted.)

5           EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR EXAMINATIONS, GRANT OF A LICENCE OR ENDORSEMENT OF A RATING

5.1        There are no work experience requirements to be met prior to sitting any examination.

5.2        The minimum experience required for the grant of a licence is 4 years’ aircraft maintenance or aircraft component maintenance including:

              (a)  aircraft maintenance experience, consisting of:

                        (i)   2 years’ maintenance experience in category radio systems; or

                       (ii)   if the person holds an aircraft maintenance engineer licence that is endorsed with a rating in category electrical systems or category instruments — 1 year’s maintenance experience in category radio systems; and

              (b)  practical experience in the group or type for which a rating is sought, to the scope and depth indicated in the relevant Schedule of Experience issued by CASA, or other approved documents.

5.3        For the endorsement of additional radio ratings, the minimum experience required is that specified in the relevant Schedule of Experience.

5.4        Successful completion of a relevant training course acceptable to CASA will be required for aircraft classified as Group 20 aircraft.

5.5        For aircraft classified as Group 20 aircraft, practical experience must be specified in a Schedule of Experience compiled by the Operator and approved by CASA.

6           EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

For the grant of a licence or endorsement of additional ratings, applicants must pass the relevant examinations specified by CASA and listed in AAC 9-93.

7           LICENCE RATINGS AND EXAMINATION EQUIVALENCY

7.1        From the effective date of this CAO, ratings granted in accordance with section 100.93 will be deemed to be equivalent to the corresponding ratings listed in AAC 9-93.

7.2        From the effective date of this CAO, examination credits granted in accordance with section 100.93 will be deemed to be equivalent to the examinations specified by CASA and listed in AAC 9-93.

8           LIMITATIONS

A licence holder exercising the privileges of a licence and engaging in telephonic communication with stations in the Aeronautical Mobile Service is required to be in possession of an appropriate Radio Operator’s Certificate. The following certificates satisfy this requirement:

              (a)  Radiocommunication Operator’s General Certificate of Proficiency;

              (b)  Senior Coast Station Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency;

              (c)  Coast Station Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency;

              (d)  First Class Commercial Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency;

              (e)  Second Class Commercial Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency;

               (f)  Restricted Operator’s Certificate of Proficiency (Radio Telephony);

              (g)  Aircraft Radio Telephone Operator’s Certificate;

              (h)  Radiotelephone Operator’s General Certificate of Proficiency;

               (i)  A wireless telephony operator’s certificate issued in another country and accepted by CASA as being of a satisfactory standard.