Part 173 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) establishes the standards pertaining to the design of instrument flight procedures and sets out the requirements for the certification of designers of instrument approach and departure procedures, including:
- the qualifications and training required for persons engaged in instrument flight procedure design
- the procedures to be used by organisations conducting design work
- provisions for on-going maintenance of procedures.
Who it affects
Part 173 affects:
- organisations intending to provide a instrument flight procedure design service including individuals employed by certified designers who must meet minimum qualification and experience standards
- aerodrome operators
- pilots, and
- the aviation community.