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Manual of Standards (MOS) Part 60 - Synthetic Training Devices - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this manual if you intend to design, operate or use a Synthetic Training Device (STDs). STDs are flight simulators used to train pilots.

This manual details the operational standards of STDs and is used in determining whether an STD provides a flying simulation that can be used in the flight crew member training and checking process.

This manual aligns with Australia's standards regarding STDs with the recognised standards administered by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

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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


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