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Legislative changes - Amendment to CAO 40.1.0

Amendment to CAO 40.1.0

CAO 40.1.0- Aeroplane Endorsements

Civil Aviation Amendment Order (No. 12) 2002 (91K Adobe Acrobat file)

Explanatory Statement

Section 98 of the Civil Aviation Act 1988 (the Act) empowers the Governor-General to make regulations.

Subregulation 5.22 (1) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (the Regulations) provides that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) may give directions in Civil Aviation Orders (the Orders) prescribing the aircraft endorsements that must be held by a person who holds a licence or certificate under Part 5 of the Regulations.

Subregulation 5.22 (2) of the Regulations provides that CASA may give directions in the Orders classifying types of aeroplanes into classes.

Section 40.1.0 prescribes aircraft endorsements for aeroplane pilots by reference to types of aircraft (type endorsements) and classes of aircraft (class endorsements).

The Order amends section 40.1.0 by including a new class of aircraft, the Bombardier (Global Express) in Appendix 1B and by including corresponding pilot in command and co-pilot endorsements in Appendix 1A, Parts 5 and 6.

The Order has been made by the Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, in accordance with subsection 84A (2) of the Act.

The Order came into effect on gazettal.