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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 21.019

Changes requiring a new type certificate

             (1)  A type certificate for an aircraft, aircraft engine or propeller ceases to apply to an aircraft, aircraft engine or propeller of that type if:

                     (a)  a change is made in the design configuration, power, power limitations (engines), speed limitations (engines), or weight of the aircraft, aircraft engine or propeller that is so extensive that a substantially complete investigation of compliance with the requirements applicable under regulation 21.017 is necessary in the interests of aviation safety; or

                     (b)  in the case of a normal, utility, acrobatic, commuter or transport category aircraft, a change is made:

                              (i)  in the number of its engines or rotors; or

                             (ii)  to engines or rotors using different principles of propulsion or to rotors using different principles of operation; or

                     (c)  in the case of an aircraft engine--a change is made in the principle of operation; or

                     (d)  in the case of propellers--a change is made in the number of blades or principle of pitch change operation.

             (2)  A person who proposes to make a change mentioned in subregulation (1) may apply to CASA for a new type certificate for the aircraft, aircraft engine or propeller.

Source         FARs section 21.19 modified.



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