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Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998

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SR 1998 No. 237 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Part 21) Regulation 2014
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 02 May 2014
Start Date 01 May 2014
End Date 31 Aug 2014
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Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998

Statutory Rules No. 237, 1998 as amended

made under the

Civil Aviation Act 1988

Compilation start date:                     1 May 2014

Includes amendments up to:            SLI No. 40, 2014

This compilation has been split into 4 volumes

Volume 1:       rr. 1.001–42.1105

Volume 2:       rr. 45.005–92.205

Volume 3:       rr. 99.005–137.300

Volume 4:       rr. 139.005–202.900
Dictionary and Endnotes

Each volume has its own contents

About this compilation

The compiled instrument

This is a compilation of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 as amended and in force on 1 May 2014. It includes any amendment affecting the compiled instrument to that date.

This compilation was prepared on 1 May 2014.

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending Acts and instruments and the amendment history of each amended provision.

Uncommenced provisions and amendments

If a provision of the compiled instrument is affected by an uncommenced amendment, the text of the uncommenced amendment is set out in the endnotes.

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Modifications

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Contents

Part 45—Display of nationality and registration marks and aircraft registration identification plates                                                                                                                                        1

Subpart 45.A—General                                                                                                     3

45.005... Applicability of this Part..................................................................... 3

Subpart 45.B—Australian nationality and registration markings           4

Division 45.B.1—General rules                                                                               4

45.010... Applicability of this Subpart............................................................... 4

45.015... Australian nationality mark................................................................. 4

45.020... Registration mark................................................................................ 4

45.025... Meaning of markings and set of markings.......................................... 4

45.030... Meaning of character......................................................................... 4

45.035... Requirement for aircraft to bear its markings...................................... 5

45.040... Markings not to be obscured............................................................... 5

45.045... Number and location of sets of markings—fixed‑wing aircraft.......... 5

45.050... Number and location of sets of markings—rotorcraft......................... 7

45.055... Number and location of sets of markings—airships........................... 7

45.060... Number and location of sets of markings—manned free balloons...... 7

45.065... Minimum height of characters............................................................. 8

45.070... Minimum width of characters............................................................. 9

45.075... Size of hyphens................................................................................... 9

45.080... Minimum spacing of characters.......................................................... 9

45.085... How markings to be marked on aircraft.............................................. 9

45.090... No confusing markings to be on aircraft........................................... 10

Division 45.B.2—Exemptions from general rules                                       12

45.095... Exhibition aircraft.............................................................................. 12

45.100... Antique, experimental and ex‑military aircraft................................... 13

45.105... Aircraft with special configuration.................................................... 14

45.110... Australian aircraft used by Defence Force........................................ 15

Division 45.B.3—Removal of markings                                                            16

45.115... Removal of markings from sold aircraft............................................ 16

Subpart 45.C—Certain aircraft to bear words                                                 17

45.120... Applicability of this Subpart............................................................. 17

45.125... Requirement to bear certain words.................................................... 17

45.130... Exemption for exhibition aircraft....................................................... 18

Subpart 45.D—Aircraft registration identification plates                          20

45.135... Applicability of this Subpart............................................................. 20

45.140... What an aircraft registration identification plate is............................. 20

45.145... Aircraft must carry aircraft registration identification plate................ 20

45.150... How and where aircraft registration identification plate is to be attached to aircraft  21

45.155... Removal or alteration of aircraft registration identification plates...... 21

45.160... Attachment of aircraft registration identification plate from another aircraft             22

Subpart 45.E—Marks on foreign registered aircraft operating in Australian territory                23

45.165... Applicability of this Subpart............................................................. 23

45.170... Marks to be on foreign registered aircraft in Australian territory...... 23

Part 47—Registration of aircraft and related matters                                  25

Subpart 47.A—General                                                                                                   27

47.005... Applicability of Part 47..................................................................... 27

47.010... Definitions for Part 47...................................................................... 27

47.015... Requirement for aircraft to be registered........................................... 28

47.020... Appointment of person to act on behalf of owners........................... 29

Subpart 47.B—The Australian Civil Aircraft Register                                30

47.025... Australian Civil Aircraft Register...................................................... 30

47.030... Register to be accessible to public..................................................... 30

47.035... Correction of Register....................................................................... 30

47.040... Seeking information about Register.................................................. 30

47.045... Communicating with CASA............................................................. 31

47.050... Accuracy of information in Register................................................. 31

47.055... Entries in Register etc not conclusive evidence of title to aircraft...... 32

Subpart 47.C—Registration of aircraft                                                                 33

47.060... Applying for registration of unregistered aircraft.............................. 33

47.065... Information required for registration—general.................................. 33

47.070... Confirmation of oral application........................................................ 35

47.075... CASA may ask for further information............................................ 35

47.080... Registration of aircraft....................................................................... 36

47.085... Interim certificate of registration........................................................ 36

47.090... Issue of certificate of registration...................................................... 37

47.095... Period of registration......................................................................... 37

Subpart 47.D—Registered operator                                                                         39

47.100... Identity of registered operator of aircraft........................................... 39

Subpart 47.E—Transfer of ownership of aircraft                                          41

47.105... Meaning of former owner and new owner........................................ 41

47.110... Transfer of ownership....................................................................... 41

Subpart 47.F—Administration of Australian Civil Aircraft Register 43

47.115... Notice of error in information in Register......................................... 43

47.130... Lapsing of registration...................................................................... 43

47.131... Suspension and cancellation of registration following a transfer....... 43

47.132... Cancellation of registration on other grounds.................................... 44

Subpart 47.G—Reservation, assignment and change of registration marks         45

47.140... Meaning of aircraft for Subpart 47.G............................................... 45

47.145... Reservation of registration mark....................................................... 45

47.150... Assignment of registration mark....................................................... 45

47.155... Marks that must not be reserved or assigned.................................... 46

47.160... Assigning reserved registration mark to unregistered aircraft........... 46

47.165... Change of registration mark.............................................................. 46

Subpart 47.H—Dealer’s marks                                                                                   48

47.170... Definitions for Subpart 47.H............................................................ 48

47.175... Assignment of dealer’s marks........................................................... 48

47.180... What marks may be assigned to dealers............................................ 49

47.185... Record of dealer’s marks.................................................................. 49

47.190... How long assignment to dealer remains in effect.............................. 49

47.195... Certificate of assignment of dealer’s mark........................................ 49

47.205... Dealer’s plate.................................................................................... 49

47.210... Use of dealer’s marks....................................................................... 50

47.215... Aircraft taken to be registered........................................................... 51

47.220... Annual report to CASA on aircraft using dealer’s marks................. 51

47.225... Revocation of assignment of dealer’s mark etc................................. 52

Part 60—Synthetic training devices                                                                          53

Subpart 60.A—Preliminary                                                                                           54

60.005... Applicability...................................................................................... 54

60.010... Definitions for Part 60...................................................................... 54

Subpart 60.B—Flight simulators and flight training devices                    55

60.015... Definitions for Subpart 60.B............................................................. 55

60.020... Qualification levels............................................................................ 55

Table 60.020‑1       Flight simulator qualification levels.................................. 55

Table 60.020‑2       Flight training device qualification levels.......................... 56

60.025... Application for flight simulator qualification or flight training device qualification  56

60.030... Initial evaluation and qualification..................................................... 57

60.035... Issue of flight simulator qualification certificate or flight training device qualification certificate             58

60.040... Period of validity of flight simulator qualification or flight training device qualification          58

60.045... Recurrent evaluation of qualified flight simulator or qualified flight training device 58

60.050... Variation, cancellation or suspension of flight simulator qualification or flight training device qualification            59

60.055... Flight simulator or flight training device approvals........................... 59

60.060... Quality system.................................................................................. 60

60.065... Ongoing fidelity requirements........................................................... 61

60.070... Modification of qualified flight simulator or qualified flight training devices           62

60.075... Change in qualification level of qualified flight simulator or qualified flight training device    63

60.080... Deactivation, relocation or reactivation of qualified flight simulator or qualified flight training device     63

60.085... Change of operator of qualified flight simulator or qualified flight training device   64

60.090... Evaluation teams............................................................................... 64

60.095... Records............................................................................................. 65

Subpart 60.C—Basic instrument flight trainers                                               66

Part 61—Pilot licensing                                                                                                     67

Part 63—Flightcrew licensing other than pilots                                                68

Part 64—Ground operations personnel licensing                                            69

Part 65—Air traffic services licensing                                                                     70

Subpart 65.AGeneral                                                                                                   73

65.005... Applicability of this Part................................................................... 73

65.010... Definitions for this Part..................................................................... 73

65.015... Meaning of successful completion of training................................... 73

65.020... Effect of ATS provider’s failure to comply with this Part................. 74

65.025... How to satisfy recency requirement.................................................. 74

65.030... How to satisfy currency requirement................................................ 75

65.033... Issue of Manual of Standards........................................................... 75

Subpart 65.BAuthority to act in air traffic control and flight service  77

65.035... Authority to carry out air traffic control function.............................. 77

65.040... Rules applicable when a person performs ATC function under supervision            78

65.045... Offences—carrying out ATC function without authority.................. 78

65.050... Authority to carry out flight service function.................................... 79

65.055... Rules applicable when a person performs flight service function under supervision                80

65.060... Offences—carrying out flight service function without authority..... 81

65.065... Authority to use ground‑based radio equipment............................... 81

Subpart 65.C—Licensing                                                                                                83

Division 65.C.1Air traffic controller licensing                                         83

65.070... Eligibility for grant of ATC licence................................................... 83

65.075... Air traffic controller ratings............................................................... 83

65.080... Grant of rating on ATC licence......................................................... 84

65.085... Grant of endorsement on ATC licences............................................ 85

65.090... ATS provider’s obligation to provide currency and recency training and assessment              86

65.095... Ancillary qualifications..................................................................... 86

65.100... Conduct of practical training............................................................. 87

65.105... Conduct of examinations................................................................... 87

65.115... Periods of validity of ratings and endorsements................................ 88

65.120... Periods of validity of ATC qualifications.......................................... 88

Division 65.C.2—Flight service licensing                                                         90

65.125... Eligibility for grant of flight service licence....................................... 90

65.130... Flight service ratings......................................................................... 90

65.135... Maintenance of ratings on flight service licence................................ 91

65.140... Endorsements on flight service licences............................................ 91

65.145... Ancillary qualifications..................................................................... 92

65.150... Conduct of training........................................................................... 93

65.155... Conduct of examinations................................................................... 93

65.165... Periods of validity of rating and endorsement................................... 93

65.170... Period of validity of flight service qualification................................. 94

Subpart 65.EAdministrative functions                                                              95

Division 65.E.1—Grant of licences                                                                     95

65.175... Definitions for this Subpart............................................................... 95

65.180... How to apply.................................................................................... 95

65.225... Grant of licence................................................................................. 96

65.230... When decision must be made............................................................ 96

Division 65.E.2Ongoing proficiency and medical testing                   97

65.250... Re‑examination or re‑assessment of licence or qualification holder.. 97

Division 65.E.3Suspension and cancellation of licences                      98

65.255... Provisional suspension of licence pending examination or assessment 98

65.260... Provisional suspension of licence etc during investigation................ 98

65.265... Show cause procedure...................................................................... 99

65.270... CASA’s powers in respect of licence etc........................................ 100

65.275... Choice between cancellation and suspension.................................. 100

65.280... Procedure for decision.................................................................... 101

65.285... Effect of suspension or provisional suspension of authorisation.... 102

Part 66—Continuing airworthiness—aircraft engineer licences and ratings        103

Subpart 66.A—General                                                                                                 106

66.005... Purpose of Part............................................................................... 106

66.010... Definitions for Part......................................................................... 106

66.015... Part 66 Manual of Standards........................................................... 109

Subpart 66.B—Aircraft engineer licences                                                          112

66.020... Applications for licences................................................................. 112

66.025... Grant of licence............................................................................... 112

66.026... Grant of licence subject to exclusion............................................... 114

66.030... Recognition of foreign licences from recognised States held at time of application  115

66.035... Recognition of foreign licences from recognised States held before time of application           116

66.040... Recognition of foreign licences not from recognised States held at time of application—assessment by maintenance training organisation........................................................................ 117

66.045... Recognition of foreign licences not from recognised States held at time of application—assessment by CASA     118

66.050... Recognition of foreign licences not from recognised States held before time of application—assessment by maintenance training organisation........................................................................ 119

66.055... Recognition of foreign licences not from recognised States held before time of application—assessment by CASA........................................................................................................ 120

66.060... Qualifications from excluded States not recognised........................ 121

66.065... Recognition of Defence Force aircraft authorisations held at time of application      122

66.070... Recognition of Defence Force aircraft authorisations held before time of application              123

66.071... Endorsement on licence of licence exclusion................................... 124

66.072... Removal of exclusion from licence................................................. 124

Subpart 66.C—Ratings                                                                                                  125

66.075... Applications for ratings................................................................... 125

66.080... Grant of rating................................................................................. 126

66.085... Determination of equivalence of certain ratings endorsed on certain licences and authorisations held at time of application........................................................................................................ 128

66.090... Determination of equivalence of certain ratings endorsed on certain licences and authorisations held before time of application....................................................................................... 128

66.095... Grant of rating subject to exclusions............................................... 129

66.100... Training, assessment and experience for removal of exclusion from rating              130

66.105... Endorsement of rating on licence.................................................... 130

66.110... Removal of exclusion from rating................................................... 131

Subpart 66.D—Conditions of licences                                                                   132

66.115... Conditions....................................................................................... 132

66.120... All licences—general...................................................................... 132