Published date: 18 December 2013


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with the syllabus content in respect of written examinations for Subject 16 (Compass Compensation).

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to Civil Aviation Rule Part 66 Subpart B—Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence.­­

General information on Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence (AMEL) examination requirements is contained in AC66-1.

Change notice

Revision 2 increases knowledge level of Topic 8.7 Compensation Recording from 2 to 3 and introduces 5 questions in Compass Swing that must be passed for Subject 16 examination pass.