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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 21.500

Approval of imported aircraft engines and propellers

             (1)  Each holder or licensee of an Australian type certificate for an aircraft engine or propeller manufactured in a recognised country, or in a foreign country with which Australia has an agreement for the acceptance of those products for export and import, must furnish with each such aircraft engine or propeller imported into Australian territory by the holder or licensee, an export airworthiness approval (however described) issued by the country of manufacture certifying that the individual aircraft engine or propeller:

                     (a)  conforms to its type certificate; and

                     (b)  is in a condition for safe operation; and

                     (c)  has been subjected by the manufacturer to a final operational check.

             (2)  If these Regulations require an imported aircraft engine or propeller to be type certificated, it is taken to be type certificated under these Regulations if:

                     (a)  the aircraft engine or propeller:

                              (i)  is manufactured:

                                        (A)  in a recognised country; or

                                        (B)  under a manufacturing approval (however described) issued by the national aviation authority of a recognised country; or

                                        (C)  in a foreign country with which Australia has an agreement for the acceptance of the aircraft engine or propeller for export and import; or

                             (ii)  forms part of a type design for which a type certificate or a type acceptance certificate is in force under these Regulations, or a certificate of type approval is in force under CAR; and

                     (b)  the aircraft engine or propeller conforms to a valid type certificate, is in a condition for safe operation and has been subjected to a final operational check by the manufacturer; and

                     (c)  an airworthiness approval (however described), issued under the law of the foreign country, is in force certifying the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b).

             (3)  CASA may inspect an aircraft engine or propeller to which this regulation applies to determine whether it complies with this regulation.

Source         FARs section 21.500 modified.



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