Part 22 of CASR Airworthiness standards for sailplanes and powered sailplanes

Rule status

Current

Part 22 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) sets out the airworthiness standards for sailplanes. Sailplanes include gliders and powered sailplanes.

These can be split into:

  • utility category: sailplanes and powered sailplanes - these are intended for normal soaring flight including limited acrobatic operation
  • acrobatic category: sailplanes and powered sailplanes - intended for acrobatic operation.

Who it affects

Part 22 of CASR affects those who:

  • design sailplanes and powered sailplanes
  • design modifications and repairs for sailplanes and powered sailplanes.

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.

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.

Guidance material

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Date published:
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/rules/part-22-casr-airworthiness-standards-sailplanes-and-powered-sailplanes
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