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: Application and extension of a Part 66 licence
To apply for a Part 66 licence a person must be:
- at least 18 years of age (To be authorised to exercise the privileges within a Part 145 AMO you must be at least 21 years of age)
- Hold the relevant qualifications
- Have the relevant experience
- Be able to read, write and converse English
These points can be verified by an approved Part 147 maintenance training organisation or CASA.
Details can be found in regulations 66.020 and 66.025 of CASR 1998 for an Australian licence and regulation 66.030 of CASR 1998 for a foreign licence.
Please visit the regulations and go to regulation 66.020. Review the information within this regulation to determine if you have the experience to hold a licence. Go to regulation 66.025 for the English language requirements.
Licences can have type ratings: the majority of aircraft larger than 5700 kg and multi engined helicopters are normally type rated however there are some exceptions. Information on Type ratings is available in Appendix IX of the Part 66 Manual of Standards.
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