Civil Aviation Rules

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Part Title Effective
date
Price
(incl GST)
Definitions and Interpretation
Part 1 Definitions and Abbreviations 24 Sep 2015 11.36
Procedures
Part 11 Revoked 30 Aug 2007 -
Part 12 Accidents, Incidents and Statistics 24 Sep 2015 3.59
Administration
Part 19 Transition Rules 24 Sep 2015 5.23
Aircraft
Part 21 Certification of Products and Parts 03 Dec 2009 15.35
Part 26 Additional Airworthiness Requirements 25 Mar 2010 3.28
Part 39 Airworthiness Directives 01 Mar 2007 1.04
Part 43 General Maintenance Rules 24 Sep 2015 7.18
Part 47 Aircraft Registration and Marking 01 Aug 2015 3.45
Personnel
Part 61 Pilot Licences and Ratings 10 Nov 2011 13.63
Part 63 Flight Engineer Licences and Ratings 22 Jun 2006 3.80
Part 65 Air Traffic Service Personnel Licences and Ratings 24 Sep 2015 4.78
Part 66 Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Licensing 01 Feb 2016 3.20
Part 67 Medical Standards and Certification 25 Oct 2007 8.63
Airspace
Part 71 Designation and Classification of Airspace 23 Oct 2008 4.31
Part 77 Objects and Activities Affecting Navigable Airspace 01 Apr 2014 4.20
Rules of the Air and General Operating Rules
Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules 24 Sep 2015 23.02
Part 92 Carriage of Dangerous Goods 22 Jun 2006 4.31
Part 93 Special Aerodrome Traffic Rules and Noise Abatement Procedures 24 Sep 2015 3.44
Part 95 Instrument Flight Procedures – Registration 25 Mar 2010 1.38
Part 101 Gyrogliders and Parasails, Unmanned Aircraft (including Balloons), Kites, and Rockets - Operating Rules
See RPAS, UAV, UAS, Drones and Model Aircraft
24 Sep 2015 4.63
Part 103 Microlight Aircraft – Operating Rules 10 Nov 2011 3.28
Part 104 Gliders – Operating Rules 01 Mar 2007 2.07
Part 105 Parachuting – Operating Rules 15 Dec 2012 2.42
Part 106 Hang Gliders – Operating Rules 01 Apr 2014 1.20
Part 108 Air Operator Security Programme 24 Sep 2015 2.39
Certificated Operators and Other Flight Operations
Part 100 Safety Management
See also SMS
01 Feb 2016 0.86
Part 102 Unmanned Aircraft Operator Certification
See RPAS, UAV, UAS, Drones and Model Aircraft
24 Sep 2015 1.64
Part 115 Adventure Aviation – Certification and Operations 01 Feb 2016 12.11
Part 119 Air Operator – Certification 01 Feb 2016 7.18
Part 121 Air Operations – Large Aeroplanes 01 Feb 2016 26.10
Part 125 Air Operations – Medium Aeroplanes 01 Feb 2016 20.93
Part 129 Foreign Air Transport Operator – Certification 25 Mar 2010 2.58
Part 133 Helicopter External Load Operations 25 Oct 2007 3.11
Part 135 Air Operations – Helicopters and Small Aeroplanes 01 Feb 2016 12.41
Part 137 Agricultural Aircraft Operations 01 Feb 2016 3.97
Certificated Organisations and Agencies
Part 109 Regulated Air Cargo Agent - Certification 09 Oct 2008 4.49
Part 140 Aviation Security Service Organisations – Certification 16 Jan 2013 7.42
Part 141 Aviation Training Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 2.40
Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 3.89
Part 146 Aircraft Design Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 3.15
Part 147  Maintenance Training Organisations - Certification
See also Part 147 Forms and Part 147 Advisory Circulars
01 Feb 2016 4.83
Part 148 Aircraft Manufacturing Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 3.45
Part 149 Aviation Recreation Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 2.59
Aerodromes
Part 139 Aerodromes – Certification, Operation and Use 01 Feb 2016 12.56
Part 157 Notice of Construction, Alteration, Activation, and Deactivation of Aerodromes 08 Feb 1996 1.38
Certificated Airways Services
Part 171 Aeronautical Telecommunication Services - Operation and Certification 01 Feb 2016 4.31
Part 172 Air Traffic Service Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 11.51
Part 173 Instrument Flight Procedure Service Organisation - Certification and Operation 01 Feb 2016 5.00
Part 174 Aviation Meteorological Service Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 3.97
Part 175 Aeronautical Information Services Organisations – Certification 01 Feb 2016 4.20