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Project AS 05/02 - Standards for Helicopter Landing Sites (HLS)

Topic code: 
Airspace and Aerodromes
Project status: 

Closure notes

The terms of reference for this project have been amended.

CAAP 92 will be amended in the interim to include the performance requirements for proposed CASR Part 133. CASR Part 139 - Aerodromes and MOS Part 139 will be amended at a later date under a newly established project.


This project sets out to review the need for HLS standards based on requirements in ICAO Annex 14, the JAA, the USA's FAA and Transport Canada's standards and recommended practices, with a view to establishing equivalent Australian HLS standards and advisory information as necessary.

Rules affected

CASR Part 139 - Aerodromes

CASR Part 139 MOS - Manual of Standards for Aerodromes

CAR 92 - Use of aerodromes

CAAP 92-2(1) - Guidelines for the establishment and use of helicopter landing sites (HLS)

Project management

Project Officer: Frank Leonardi
Project Sponsor: Peter Cromarty