CASR Part 21 Subpart H - Airworthiness requirements for Light Sport Aircraft
No current projects for this part.
8 Mar 2006
Advisory Circular AC 21-42(1) approved and now available for use by the aviation community: Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer's requirements.
17 Jan 2006
Draft AC 21-42(1) - Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer's requirements.
Draft Advisory Circular 21-42(1) published for public review and comment: Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer's requirements. The public comment period closed on 31 January 2006.
20 Dec 2005
Amended Subpart 21.H regulations take effect.
16 Dec 2005
Advisory Circular 21-41(0) approved and now available for use by the aviation community: Light Sport Aircraft certificate of airworthiness.
Advisory Circular 21-42(0) approved and now available for use by the aviation community: Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer's requirements.
15 Dec 2005
Amended Subpart 21.H regulations made by the Governor-General (Select Legislative Instrument 321 of 2005). These regulations came into effect on 20 December 2005.
12 Dec 2005
NFRM 0313CS titled Airworthiness requirements for Light Sport Aircraft has been published.
This Regulation covers the certification of a new category of aircraft called Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). The LSA category will generally include aircraft used for aviation sport and recreational activities, such as ultra- light airplanes, gliders, balloons, powered parachutes, weight-shift control aircraft and gyroplanes. The proposed legislative requirements, which are simply an amendment of the existing CASR Subpart 21.H and several consequential amendments to the Civil Aviation Orders, continue the approach taken in CASR Part 21 whereby Australia's aircraft airworthiness requirements are generally harmonised with those of the USA Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs). The amendment to Subpart 21.H will incorporate the existing airworthiness acceptance criteria for aircraft potentially eligible for the LSA category contained in the current Civil Aviation Order (CAO) Part 95 exemption series, and in CASR 1998 Part 21 - Certification and Airworthiness Requirements for Aircraft and Parts or Part 200 - Exemptions.