CASR Part 66 - Continuing airworthiness - aircraft engineer licences and ratings
Part 66 of CASR applies to all personnel seeking an aircraft engineer licence or licence rating. It sets out requirements for the application for, the granting of, and the appropriate use of aircraft maintenance engineer licences and ratings.
Who Part 66 affects
- those seeking to become or who are licensed aircraft maintenance engineers (LAME) and others involved in aircraft maintenance
- aircraft owners and registered operators
- Air Operator's Certificate holders
- Part 145 approved maintenance organisations
- regulation 30 of CAR certificate of approval holders for aircraft maintenance
- personnel involved in design, certification and production of aircraft and aeronautical products.
Part 66 post-implementation review (PIR)
Following on from Standards Development project SS 05/01, project MS 16/05 has been approved to review the continuing airworthiness aircraft engineer licences and ratings to be developed under Part 66. All Part 66 work will be managed under the auspices of MS 16/05 in order to prioritise resolution of issues identified with the previous proposals and to provide a small aircraft licensing system that is more efficiently integrated into a progressive licensing system.
Any amendments will be issued in draft form for public consultation. CASA will send notification via the Maintenance Regulations - Changing the Rules mailing list when proposed amendments are available for public consultation.
Part 66 can be found in volume 2 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998. Recent amendments to this Part may be listed in the Unincorporated Amendments.
Manual of Standards
The Part 66 Manual of Standards is available on the Federal Register of Legislation website.
|AMC/GM Part 66||Continuing Airworthiness – Aircraft Engineer Licences and Ratings||June 2017|
|AC 66-3(1)||Engine Ground Run Training and Assessment||May 2013|
|AC 66-4(0)||Maintenance of aircraft composite structures in a maintenance organisation||December 2011|
|AC 66-05 v2.0||Using a Part 66 Licence to Provide Certifications for Completion of Maintenance under the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988||November 2017|
|AC 66-6 v1.3||Part 66 Licensing and The Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997||July 2015|
|AC 66-07 v1.2||Practical training options for aircraft type training and recording of recent work experience||August 2016|
Part 66 history
The Part 66 history includes the Standards Development activities conducted in relation to Part 66.
View the Key Proposals for the initial development of Part 66.