Part 4 of CAR Airworthiness requirements

Rule status

Current

Part 4 of Civil Aviation Regulations (CAR) sets out certain maintenance requirements and standards for Australian aircraft other than those covered by Part 42 of Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR).

The Part also provides a framework for the implementation of those standards.

The standards include issuing:

  • certificates of approval for maintenance organisations
  • airworthiness authorities to those eligible.

Who it affects

Part 4 of CAR affects:

  • maintenance personnel
  • maintenance organisations.

    Legislative instruments

    Legislative instruments include exemptions to regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards.

    Exemptions may apply to a broad range of people.

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    28 legislative instruments available

    Non-legislative instruments

    Non-legislative instruments apply to a particular person. There are some exemptions to regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards listed here.

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    Guidance material

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

    3 guidance material available

    Updated:

    CAAP 30-4 provides guidance to applicants when requesting changes or applying for a COA. It details acceptable procedures for CoA holders to maintain their certificates and includes internationally recognised maintenance terminology.

    Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 3.0
    Updated:

    CAAP 33-02 provides procedures for performing certain types of non-destructive testing of aircraft or aircraft components under the provisions of the CAR.

    Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.0
    Updated:

    CAAP 37-1 provides information and guidance on the requirements for developing and seeking approval of an Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL) under CAR 37.

    Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 5.0
    Date published:
    Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/rules/part-4-car-airworthiness-requirements
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