Published date: 28 October 2005


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance for generating exposition passenger weights for an operator who chooses not to use the other options (standard passenger weights, actual weights or passenger declared weights) made available under CAR Parts 121, 125 and 135.

This AC provides information relating to the procedural requirements prescribed under CAR Parts 121, 125 and 135 relating to passenger, crew member and checked baggage weights.

The Interpretative and Explanatory Material contained within this AC explains the auditing and monitoring provisions contained within the CAR Rule Parts as they relate to passenger, crew member, and checked baggage weights.

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to Civil Aviation Rule Parts 121, 125 and 135.

Change notice

Revision 1 clarifies Section 1.4 relating to Exposition Passenger Weights providing more detail on survey methods. This includes additional survey options for a Part 135 operator to use a standard passenger weight derived from data of a CAA sponsored passenger weight survey or derived from data of a New Zealand population weight survey, provided that the weight used is acceptable to the Director.

Changes are highlighted in grey shading.