Part 4A of CAR Maintenance

Rule status

Current

Part 4A of Civil Aviation Regulations (CAR) sets out the majority of the rules relating to the maintenance of Australian aircraft other than aircraft covered by Part 42 of CASR. This includes:

  • maintenance tasks required for class A and B aircraft
  • provisions about maintenance schedules and systems of maintenance
  • provisions as to how maintenance is to be carried out including the installation and use of aircraft components.

Who it affects

Part 4A of CAR affects:

  • aircraft operators
  • 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.

Instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of legislative instruments.

19 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.

Non-legislative Instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of non-legislative instruments.

2 non-legislative instruments available

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.

15 guidance material available

Updated:

CAAP 42ZV-1 provides information under CAR Regulation 42ZV that requires a certification of registration holder of a class A aircraft, to employ a person to control the maintenance of the aircraft.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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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
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CAAP 43-01 describes a method of complying with the directions specified in the CAR for the issue and use of aircraft maintenance releases and specifically the use of the CASA Form 918.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 2.0
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CAAP 33-1 provides information on how to apply for the initial issue or renewal of an aircraft welding authority under CAR 33D.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.0
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CAAP 50A/B-1 provides guidance about Aircraft Log Books and the development of an alternative to the aircraft log book as described within Sections 3 and 4 of CAO 100.5 - Aircraft Log Books.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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CAAP 39-1 provides information and guidance about the development and approval of a system of maintenance for class A aircrafts under CAR Regulation 39 and the requirements of CAR Regulation 42ZE.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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CAAP 41-02 provides guidance on the schedules that must be in force the maintenance of a class B aircraft, including covering the appropriate certification requirements for the completion of maintenance.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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CAAP 104-01 provides information and guidance about the amended provisions of CAO 104.0 and Directions Instrument number Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) 03/15.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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CAAP 42B-1 provides information and guidance to support the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule. We recommend that you review the manufacturer’s schedule before using our maintenance schedule as it is generally more appropriate.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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CAAP 42L-01 provides guidance material to any person developing a system of maintenance for an aircraft in accordance with regulation 42L.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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CAAP 42.M-01 provides information and guidance on the development, amendments and approvals of a system of maintenance for CASR Part 25 aircraft (transport activity) required by regulation 30 of CAR 1998.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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CAAP 42.W-02 provides guidance for completion of CASA Form 1 as an Authorised Release Certificate (ARC) for release to service of an aircraft component (hereafter referred to as ‘item’) after maintenance carried out under CAR.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 7.1
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CAAP 42ZC-01 details the approved maintenance tasks which may be undertaken by pilots of class B aircraft and the holders of category B1 or category B2 aircraft engineer licences.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 4.0
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CAAP 42ZC-02 provides information and guidance about the maintenance requirements for amateur built experimental (ABE) and amateur built aircraft acceptance (ABAA) aircraft.

Civil Aviation Advisory Publication Version: 1.1
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Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/rules/part-4a-car-maintenance
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