Manual of Standards (MOS) Part 171 - Aeronautical Telecommunication Service and Radio-Navigation Service Providers - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are a provider, or a prospective provider, of aeronautical telecommunications and radio-navigation services.

This standard prescribes the regulatory requirements and standards for the approval of organisations that provide, operate, and maintain aeronautical telecommunications used for air traffic services, and radio-navigation services used for air navigation.

This Part covers:

  • Procedures for approval of providers;
  • Eligibility of service providers;
  • Obligations and privileges of approved providers;
  • Qualifications and competency of technicians;
  • Contents to be included in a provider's Operations Manual; and
  • Safety Management System requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601


13 17 57


02 6217 1111

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