Part 145 of CASR Continuing airworthiness approved maintenance organisations

Rule status

Part 145 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) sets out the requirements for:

  • approved maintenance organisations (AMO) and maintenance personnel requiring authorisation for the performance of maintenance certifications
  • the issue of certificates of release to service for aircraft and aeronautical product maintenance.

Part 145 of the CASR should be read in conjunction with Part 42 of CASR.

Who it affects

Part 145 affects:

  • Part 145 approved maintenance organisations 
  • CAR 30 Certificate of Approval holder
  • CASR Subpart 42.G continuing airworthiness management organisation 
  • CASR Part 147 maintenance training organisations 
  • licensed aircraft maintenance engineer 
  • apprentice or tradesperson in aircraft maintenance
  • contracted support organisations and individuals
  • CASA airworthiness inspector and other staff who deal with the respective continuing airworthiness matters.

Legislative instruments

Legislative instruments include exemptions to particular regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards, but which apply to a broad range of persons. Instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of legislative instruments.

3 legislative instruments available

Part 145 Manual of Standards

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Non-legislative instruments

Non-legislative instruments include exemptions to particular regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards, but which apply to a particular person. Non-legislative instruments related to this part will display in this space or your can view our list of non-legislative instruments.

1 non-legislative instruments available

Guidance material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance to explain particular regulatory requirements of a CASR Part. Guidance material relating to this part will appear in this space or you can view all our guidance material.

7 guidance material available

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Acceptable means of compliance and guidance material (AMC-GMs) for Part 145 approved maintenance organisation requirements.

Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material Version: 3.2
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Advisory Circular AC 145-02 provides information and guidance for AMOs to have procedures in its exposition that ensure good maintenance practices and compliance with the MOS under CASR Part 145.

Advisory Circular Version: 1.1
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Advisory Circular AC 145-04 provides guidance and information to Part 145 approved maintenance organisations (AMOs) on the training they may provide within their organisation.

Advisory Circular, Industry compliance template Version: 2.2
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Advisory Circular AC 145-05 provides information and guidance relating to the Technical Arrangement between the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) dated 22 April 2013.

Advisory Circular Version: 1.12
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Sample exposition for Part 145 of CASR.

Industry compliance template Version:
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The Principle document incorporates information from several sources, as well as technical expertise from CASA officers. This assistance aims to facilitate the assessment process by elaborating on regulatory issues and expanding on practices that must, should and maybe positively identified to be considered compliant with current legislation.

General Version: 1.0
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AC 145-06 is issued to provide information and guidance relating to the Technical Arrangement on Aviation Maintenance between the CASA and JCAB (TA-M) dated 25 March 2022. The TA-M provides for maintenance of aeronautical products including aircraft engines and propellers (excluding maintenance of aircraft).

Advisory Circular Version: 1.1
Date published:
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/rules/part-145-casr-continuing-airworthiness-approved-maintenance-organisations
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