Airworthiness Standards for Normal, Utility, Aerobatic and Commuter Category Aeroplanes - Australian Government

Description

You may be required to comply with these requirements if you intend to design, manufacture or repair a small aeroplane to an airworthy standard.

These requirements specify the airworthiness standards for the following categories of small aeroplane:

  • Normal aeroplanes - not intended for acrobatic operation, having up to 9 passenger seats and a maximum takeoff weight up to 5,700 kg
  • Utility aeroplanes - intended for limited acrobatic operation, having up to 9 passenger seats and a maximum takeoff weight up to 5,700 kg
  • Aerobatic aeroplanes - intended for acrobatic operation, having up to 9 passenger seats and a maximum takeoff weight up to 5,700 kg
  • Commuter aeroplanes - propeller-driven multi-engine aeroplanes that are not intended for acrobatic operation, having up to 19 passenger seats and a maximum takeoff weight up to 8,618 kg.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Australian Government

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Standards

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Standards

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Operating address: CASA National Headquarters
16 Furzer Street
Phillip, Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6217 1111
Phone: 13 17 57