Draft Advisory Circulars

Draft Advisory Circulars Open for Comment


AC92-2 (draft Revision 2) Carriage of Dangerous Goods on Domestic VFR Flights in Unpressurised Aircraft not exceeding 5700 kg MCTOW (PDF 376 KB)

Revision 2 updates the dangerous goods items that are acceptable to carry by passengers on board for recreational or sporting activities; list of substance by class or division and examples of items; and emergency procedure to include the appropriate ATS unit in the communication of any dangerous goods on board.

Comments close 12 Apr 2019

Please forward comments to:

Kate Madden
Aeronautical Services Officer
Aeronautical Services


AC43-14 (draft Revision 5.1) Standard Design Changes: Acceptable Technical Data (PDF 1.4 MB)

Comments close 18 Mar 2019 now extended to 08 Apr 2019

Please forward comments to:

airworthiness@caa.govt.nz


AC00-1 (draft Revision 1) Acceptability of Parts (PDF 176 KB)

Comments close 06 Nov 2018

Please forward comments to:

Greg Baum
Airworthiness Engineer (Product Certification)


AC91-22 (draft Revision 1) Aircraft Refuelling and Defueling—Fire Prevention and Safety Guidance Measures (PDF 270 KB)

Comments close 06 Nov 2018

Please forward comments to:

Brendan Odell
Airworthiness Inspector


AC121-XX (draft Revision 0) Occupancy of Emergency Exit Rows (PDF 180 KB)

Comments close 06 Nov 2018

Please forward comments to:

Mary Wallis
Cabin Safety Inspector (Air Transport Unit)


AC43-9 (draft revision 4) Modifications, Repairs and the Form CAA 337 (PDF 205 KB)

Revision 4 adds guidance on approved model list (AML) supplemental type certificates (STCs) under Section B of this advisory circular, and updates the title of Appendix A of this advisory circular.

Comments close 21 Sep 2018

Please forward comments to:

Greg Baum
Airworthiness Engineer (Product Certification)


Draft Advisory Circulars Closed for Comment

AC43-14 (draft revision 5) Avionics, Installations: Acceptable Technical Data (PDF 480 KB)

Comments closed 30 Apr 2018


 AC43-11 (draft revision 3) Aircraft Emergency Locator Systems (PDF 76 KB)

Comments closed 30 Apr 2018


 AC139-8 (draft revision 3) Aerodrome Design: Heliports (PDF 767 KB)

 Comments closed 16 Mar 2018


 AC19-1 (draft revision 1) Test Pilot Approvals (PDF 243 KB)

Comments closed 22 Feb 2018