Published date: 2 October 2023


This AC describes an acceptable means of compliance to meet requirements for time flight experience and on the examination syllabus content that is acceptable to the Director for meeting the Civil Aviation Rule requirements for the issue of commercial pilot licences.

Related rules

This AC relates to Civil Aviation Rule Part 61 Subpart E – Commercial Pilot Licences.

Change notice

Revision 37 adds a note on the online application process for initial licence issue under Section 1, Rule 61.203, Eligibility Requirements. We have also made minor changes to syllabus items 19.4.12, 19.20.10, 19.26.2 and 19.32.14, Appendix III, Subject 19, Flight Navigation (Balloon) and updates the Flight Navigation Syllabus Matrix.