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|Effective Date||Applicable to||Requirement|
|6 June 2007||All aircraft||Non-complying ADS-B must be disabled
(Equipment standards and operational requirements)
|12 December 2013||All aircraft operating at or above FL 290||ADS-B required|
|1 January 2014||Turbine-powered commercial aeroplanes manufactured on or after 1 January 2014 with MTOW > 5,700 kg but < 15,000 kg or > 19 passengers but < 31||TCAS II Version 7.1 required|
|Turbine-powered commercial aeroplanes with MTOW > 15,000 kg or > 30 passengers||TCAS II Version 7.1 required (or approved TCAS II if fitted before 1 January 2014)|
|6 February 2014||All Australian registered IFR aircraft manufactured on or after 6 February 2014||ADS-B required|
|All Australian registered aircraft manufactured on or after 6 February 2014 and existing aircraft modified on or after 6 February 2014 and operating in Class A, B, C, or E airspace or operating above 10,000 ft in Class G airspace
||ADS-B capable Mode S transponder|
|All Australian registered IFR aircraft manufactured on or after 6 February 2014 or existing aircraft modified on or after 6 February 2014 engaged in RPT or CHTR operations||2 x TSO 145/146 or TSO C196 GNSS required; or
1 x TSO C145/146 or TSO 196 GNSS plus 1 x ADF or VOR
|All Australian registered IFR aircraft manufactured on or after 6 February 2014 or existing aircraft modified on or after 6 February 2014 engaged in AWK or private operations||1 x TSO C145/146 or TSO C196 GNSS|
|4 February 2016||All Australian registered existing IFR aircraft engaged in RPT or CHTR operations||2 x TSO C145/146 or TSO C196 GNSS required; or
1 x TSO C129, TSO C145/146 or TSO C196 GNSS plus 1 x ADF or VOR
|All Australian registered existing IFR aircraft engaged in AWK or private operations||1 x TSO C145/146 or TSO C196 GNSS required; or 1 x TSO C129 plus 1 x ADF or VOR|
|All Australian registered IFR aircraft operating in Class A, B, C or E airspace within 500 NM quadrant north and east of Perth airport||ADS-B required|
|All Australian registered aircraft operating at Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Perth aerodromes||ADS-B capable Mode S Transponder required|
|Airspace becomes GNSS based PBN exclusive||RNP 2 en route and RNP 1 for terminal procedures|
|8 December 2016||All newly manufactured IFR aircraft||ADS-B with GNSS position source from TSO C145a, C146a, C196a with SA Aware|
|2 February 2017||All IFR aircraft||ADS-B required|
- Refer to CAR Part 14 Division 5 for full details of ACAS requirements.
- Refer to CAO 20.18, CAO 82.1, CAO 82.3, CAO 82.5 and CASA 61/14 for full details of ADS-B, GNSS and Mode S requirements.
- Refer to CAO 20.91 for full details of PBN requirements.
- Navigation authorisations are required for RVSM, RNP 10, RNP 4, RNP 0.3 (for helicopters) and RNP AR for domestic operations.
- Navigation authorisations for RNAV 5, RNAV 1, RNAV 2, RNP 2, RNP 1, RNP APCH and RNP AR may be required by international/overseas National Airworthiness Authorities (NAAs) for Australian operators operating overseas.
- Aircraft with stand-alone GNSS or an integrated avionics system using GNSS as the only primary sensor input to the area navigation function may be covered by the deeming provisions of CAO 20.91.