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R90/2004 Orders/Civil Aviation as made
Replacement of section 100.94 of the Civil Aviation Orders
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
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. R90) 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. R90) 2004.

2         Commencement

                     This Order commences on gazettal.

3         Replacement of section 100.94 of the Civil Aviation Orders

                     Section 100.94 of the Civil Aviation Orders is omitted and a new section substituted as set out in Schedule 1.

 

Schedule 1        Substitution of section 100.94 of the Civil Aviation Orders

 

 

SECTION 100.94

 

ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURE — AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER LICENCES — CATEGORY ELECTRICAL

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 electrical 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 9-94.

2           DEFINITIONS

Terms and abbreviations used in this section are detailed in CAO section 100.90, but in addition:

digital system means a system where the components of the system employ digital techniques and are interconnected via a data bus.

data bus means the hardware required to carry digital information between digital information processing components within the system.

3           RATINGS

Category electrical systems is classified into the following ratings:

 

Group 1           Electrical systems in aircraft equipped with single generator power systems.

Group 2           Electrical systems in aircraft equipped with multi-generator power systems other than those classified as Group 20.

Group 20        Electrical systems in aeroplanes powered by turbojet/turbofan engines, or pressurised and of MTOW greater than 8 000 kg as listed in AAC 9-94:

                         Electrical systems in helicopters as specified by CASA and listed in AAC 9-94; or

                         Aircraft listed in AAC 9-94 deemed by CASA to be of an unusual design requiring specialised maintenance techniques.

4           LICENCE RATINGS AND FORM OF ENDORSEMENT

4.1        Ratings specifying the groups of electrical systems and/or the specific aircraft type 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 paragraph 4.3.

4.3        A separate rating in Group 20 is required for each aircraft listed in AAC 9-94.

4.4        Endorsement of ratings must take the following form:

 

Electrical systems   Group 1

Electrical systems   Group 2

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

 

*(The appropriate aircraft type or series description as listed in AAC 9-94 is inserted in the space.)

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        Successful completion of a relevant training course acceptable to CASA will be required for all aircraft classified in Group 20, with the exceptions specified by CASA and listed in AAC 9-94.

5.3        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 electrical systems; or

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

5.4        For aircraft classified as Group 20 aircraft, practical experience shall be specified in a Schedule of Experience compiled by the operator and found acceptable by CASA.

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

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 9-94.

7           LICENCE RATINGS AND EXAMINATION EQUIVALENCY

7.1        From the effective date of this CAO, ratings granted in accordance with section 100.94 will be deemed to be equivalent to the corresponding ratings listed in AAC 9-94.

7.2        From the effective date of this CAO, examination credits granted in accordance with section 100.94 will be deemed to be equivalent to the examinations listed in AAC 9-94.