Published date: 29 January 2024


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with the requirements for a Flight Radiotelephone Operator rating.

This material is intended for applicants for air traffic services (ATS) personnel licences and ratings, in particular flight radiotelephone operator ratings.

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to Civil Aviation Rule Part 65 Air Traffic Service Personnel Licences and Ratings, Subpart C Air Traffic Controller Licence and Subpart D Flight Service Trainee Licence.

Change notice

Revision 3 adds a note on the online application process and provides a link to an abbreviations and acronyms section in AC65-1. It also makes stylistic and format changes in line with other ACs. We have also added a Version History.