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Project OS 03/04 - CASR Part 132 - Subpart 132.M - Maintenance of limited category aircraft
Project closed 17 September 2019.
Project OS 03/04 (Subpart 132.M of CASR) has been succeeded by Part 43 of CASR under Project SS 05/01 - Reform of continuing airworthiness legislation under the regulatory reform program. The majority of the regulatory outcomes proposed for Subpart 132.M are also covered in the Part 43 project. In the interest of providing earlier access to the desired outcomes for Limited category aircraft, Subpart 132.M has been incorporated into the Part 43 project through insertion of a few additional provisions to cover gaps between the Subpart 132.M proposals and Part 43.
Completed – phase 1
Phase 1 of this project modernised the regulation of aircraft operated on a special certificate of airworthiness in the limited category (mainly ex-military aircraft) by introducing Part 132 of Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR) and publishing relevant guidance material. CASR Part 132 replaced regulation 262AM of CAR and certain other CAR provisions. These aircraft were governed by regulations 262AM and 262AN of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR).
Part 132 of CASR was proposed to specify:
- the conditions under which various limited category aircraft operations may be conducted
- the responsibilities of persons involved in the operation of limited category aircraft
- offences associated with the operation of limited category aircraft in breach of the applicable regulatory requirements.
Part 132 of CASR was made on 27 October 2016, commenced on 28 January 2017 and a 6-month transition period (to provide time for experimental warbird certificate of airworthiness holders to be transitioned to limited certificates) ended on 28 July 2017. The Part 132 Manual of Standards (MOS) commenced on 28 January 2017 to coincide with the commencement of Part 132 of CASR.
Relevant guidance material was published on 17 January 2017 and includes:
- AC 21-05 v2.0 – Limited category aircraft – certification
- AC 21-25 v5.0 – Limited category aircraft – permit index
- AC 132-01 v1.0 – Limited category aircraft.
Objective - phase 2
Part 132 of CASR includes a provision for a Subpart 132.M of CASR.
The objective of this phase 2 is to apply the previously articulated general principles of CASR Part 132 to the regulation of continuing airworthiness and maintenance of limited category aircraft. The proposed regulation would be contained within Subpart 132.M of CASR.
- This project is associated with Part 132 of CASR.
|Consultation updates in 2019|
|Project OS 03/04 - CASR Part 132 - Subpart 132.M - Maintenance of limited category aircraft||Project closed.||17 September 2019|
|Project OS 03/04 - CASR Part 132 - Subpart 132.M - Maintenance of limited category aircraft||Project details amended.||21 March 2019|
|Consultation updates in 2018|
|Summary of consultation on CD 1715OS - Proposed policy for maintenance of limited category aircraft (Subpart 132.M)||This Summary of consultation on CD 1715OS has been published.||19 October 2018|
|CD 1715OS – Subpart 132.M of CASR - Maintenance of limited category aircraft||Comments close 13 July 2018.||18 June 2018|
|Consultation updates in 2017|
|Summary of consultation on DP 1618OS - Maintenance of limited category aircraft - Proposed Subpart 132.M||This Summary of consultation has been published.||12 December 2017|
|DP 1618OS – Maintenance of limited category aircraft||Comments close on 15 September 2017.||4 July 2017|
|NFRM 1524OS - Limited category aircraft operations (Part 132 Manual of Standards)||This NFRM has been published.||20 March 2017|
|AC 21-05 v2.0 - Limited category aircraft - certification||The AC has been published.||17 January 2017|
|AC 21-25 v5.0 - Limited category aircraft - permit index||The AC has been published.||17 January 2017|
|AC 132-01 v1.0 - Limited category aircraft||The AC has been published.||17 January 2017|
|NFRM 1408OS - Limited category aircraft operations||The NFRM 1408OS has been published.||16 January 2017|
|Consultation updates in 2016|
|CD 1524OS - Limited category aircraft operations (Part 132 Manual of Standards)||All comments should be submitted via online response form by close of business 8 April 2015.||25 February 2015|
|Consultation updates in 2015|
|NPRM 1408OS – Limited category aircraft operations||All comments should be submitted via online response form by close of business 1 April 2015.||4 February 2015|
|Consultation updates in 2003|
|Project OS 03/04 - Experimental aircraft - operating limitations affecting Regulation 262AP of CAR 1988||New consultation project has been registered.||4 November 2003|
Technical lead: Michael English, Senior Standards Officer - Airworthiness
Policy manager: Manager, Airworthiness and Engineering Branch