Civil Aviation Rules

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The links below will take you to a web page for each Rule. On that page there is a link to view the CAA Consolidated Rule, and another link to view all the Amendments. You can view and download any of these documents at no charge.

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Part Title Effective date Price $
(incl GST)
Definitions and Interpretation
Part 1 Definitions and Abbreviations 01/04/2014 11.10
Procedures
Part 11 Revoked 30/08/07 -
Part 12 Accidents, Incidents and Statistics 10/11/2011 4.14
Administration
Part 19 Transition Rules 01/04/2014 5.25
Aircraft
Part 21 Certification of Products and Parts 03/12/09 15.35
Part 26 Additional Airworthiness Requirements 25/03/2010 3.28
Part 39 Airworthiness Directives 01/03/07 1.04
Part 43 General Maintenance Rules 01/04/2014 7.35
Part 47 Aircraft Registration and Marking 01/11/2010 3.97
Personnel
Part 61 Pilot Licences and Ratings 10/11/2011 13.63
Part 63 Flight Engineer Licences and Ratings 22/06/06 3.80
Part 65 Air Traffic Service Personnel Licences and Ratings 01/04/2014 4.80
Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Licensing 01/04/2014 3.20
Part 67 Medical Standards and Certification 25/10/07 8.63
Airspace
Part 71 Designation and Classification of Airspace 23/10/08 4.31
Part 77 Objects and Activities Affecting Navigable Airspace 01/04/2014 4.20
Rules of the Air and General Operating Rules
Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules 01/04/2014 22.95
Part 92 Carriage of Dangerous Goods 22/06/06 4.31
Part 93 Special Aerodrome Traffic Rules and Noise Abatement Procedures 01/04/2014 3.45
Part 95 Instrument Flight Procedures – Registration 25/03/2010 1.38
Part 101 Gyrogliders and Parasails; & Unmanned Balloons, Kites, Rockets and Model Aircraft Operating Rules 01/04/2014 3.75
Part 103 Microlight Aircraft – Operating Rules 10/11/2011 3.28
Part 104 Gliders – Operating Rules 01/03/07 2.07
Part 105 Parachuting – Operating Rules 15/12/2012 2.42
Part 106 Hang Gliders – Operating Rules 01/04/2014 1.20
Part 108 Air Operator Security Programme 01/04/2014 2.40
Certificated Operators and Other Flight Operations
Part 115 Adventure Aviation – Certification and Operations 15/12/2012 14.39
Part 119 Air Operator – Certification 06/09/2012 8.28
Part 121 Air Operations – Large Aeroplanes 01/04/2014 26.25
Part 125 Air Operations – Medium Aeroplanes 01/04/2014 21.00
Part 129 Foreign Air Transport Operator – Certification 25/03/2010 2.58
Part 133 Helicopter External Load Operations 25/10/07 3.11
Part 135 Air Operations – Helicopters and Small Aeroplanes 25/03/2010 14.49
Part 137 Agricultural Aircraft Operations 01/03/07 3.97
Certificated Organisations and Agencies
Part 109 Regulated Air Cargo Agent - Certification 09/10/08 4.49
Part 140 Aviation Security Service Organisations – Certification 16/01/2013 7.42
Part 141 Aviation Training Organisations – Certification 01/04/2014 2.40
Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance Organisations – Certification 01/04/2014 3.75
Part 146 Aircraft Design Organisations – Certification 01/04/2014 3.15
Part 148 Aircraft Manufacturing Organisations – Certification 25/03/2010 3.45
Part 149 Aviation Recreation Organisations – Certification 30/08/07 2.59
Aerodromes
Part 139 Aerodromes – Certification, Operation and Use 16/01/2013 6.73
Part 157 Notice of Construction, Alteration, Activation, and Deactivation of Aerodromes 08/02/96 1.38
Certificated Airways Services
Part 171 Aeronautical Telecommunication Services - Operation and Certification 22/06/06 4.31
Part 172 Air Traffic Service Organisations – Certification 01/04/2014 11.70
Part 173 Instrument Flight Procedure Service Organisation - Certification and Operation 25/03/2010 5.00
Part 174 Aviation Meteorological Service Organisations – Certification 30/08/07 3.97
Part 175 Aeronautical Information Services Organisations – Certification 01/04/2014 4.20