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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 66.010

Definitions for Part

                   In this Part:

"additional practical experience" , for an applicant for an aircraft engineer licence or a rating to be endorsed on a licence, means practical experience in carrying out maintenance on operating aircraft:

                     (a)  that the applicant carries out under the supervision of a person who holds:

                              (i)  the same aircraft engineer licence as the licence applied for; or

                             (ii)  the same rating as the rating applied for; and

                     (b)  that the applicant carries out on the kind of aircraft for:

                              (i)  the licence applied for; or

                             (ii)  the licence on which the rating applied for is to be endorsed.

"aircraft type" means:

                     (a)  a particular type, or type and model, of large aircraft with a particular type of aircraft engine; or

                     (b)  a large aircraft with a particular type of aircraft engine; or

                     (c)  a small aircraft with a particular type of aircraft engine.

Note:          For paragraph (b), aircraft mentioned in this paragraph are known as "non-rated aircraft".

Example 1: For paragraph (a), Airbus A310(GE CF6)

Example 2: For paragraph (a), Boeing 747-400 (RR RB211)

Example 3: For paragraph (b), non-rated aircraft (PWC PT6)

Example 4: For paragraph (b), non-rated aircraft ( Honeywell TPE331 )

Example 5: For paragraph (c), small aircraft (PWC PT6)

Example 6: For paragraph (c), small aircraft ( Honeywell TPE331 )

"category A licence holder" means an individual who holds a category A licence that is in force.

category B1 licence holder means an individual who holds a category B1 licence that is in force.

category B2 licence holder means an individual who holds a category B2 licence that is in force.

"category C licence holder" means an individual who holds a category C licence that is in force.

"Defence Force aircraft" means aircraft mentioned in paragraph (a) of the definition of state aircraft in section 3 of the Act.

"Defence Force aircraft authorisation" means an authorisation to perform, in relation to Defence Force aircraft, a function that is of the same nature as:

                     (a)  the function of performing maintenance certification; or

                     (b)  the function of issuing a certificate of release to service.

"Defence Force aircraft rating" means an authorisation that:

                     (a)  is of the same nature as a rating; and

                     (b)  relates to Defence Force aircraft.

"foreign rating" means an authorisation that:

                     (a)  is of the same nature as a rating; and

                     (b)  is:

                              (i)  granted under a national aviation law of a foreign country, other than a foreign country that is an excluded State; or

                             (ii)  issued by a foreign company, other than a foreign company incorporated or formed in an excluded State.

"medical practitioner" has the meaning given by subregulation 67.010(1).

"practical experience in carrying out maintenance on operating aircraft" includes:

                     (a)  simulated maintenance experience using maintenance simulation technology; and

                     (b)  practical maintenance experience on representative aeronautical products during maintenance training.

"requalification requirement" , for an aircraft engineer licence, has the meaning given by the Part 66 Manual of Standards.

"safety-relevant" , in relation to a medically significant condition, has the meaning given by regulation 67.015.

"specialist medical practitioner" has the meaning given by subregulation 67.010(1).

Note:          See the Dictionary for definitions of other terms used in this Part.



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