Part 61 prescribes rules relating to the requirements for the issue and holding of pilot licences and ratings, and student pilots. This includes the conditions, privileges, and limitations associated with those licences and ratings, and student pilots.
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Consolidations of the Civil Aviation Rules are for reference – they are not the official versions of the rules – to view those, see “history of amendments”.
The history of amendments below, when expanded, shows copies of the original issue, amendments, and re-issues of this Part. Other legislative changes shown are for reference – to view the full version of the relevant amendment Act, see www.legislation.govt.nz(external link).
|Amendment||Effective date||NPRM||Summary of submissions|
|Amendment 14 [PDF 90 KB]||27 Aug 2018||NPRM [PDF 379 KB]||Summary [PDF 145 KB]|
|Amendment 13 [PDF 164 KB]||30 Oct 2017||NPRM [PDF 379 KB]||Summary [PDF 145 KB]|
|Amendment 12 [PDF 90 KB]||10 Mar 2017||NPRM [PDF 539 KB]||Summary [PDF 55 KB]|
|Amendment 11 [PDF 410 KB]
(reissue) [PDF 410 KB]
|15 Apr 2016||NPRM [PDF 649 KB]||Summary [PDF 115 KB]|
|Amendment 10 [PDF 71 KB]|
|Amendment 9 [PDF 186 KB]|
|Amendment 8 [PDF 90 KB]|
|Amendment 7 [PDF 532 KB]
(reissue) [PDF 532 KB]
|Amendment 6 [PDF 16 KB]|
|Amendment 5 [PDF 178 KB]|
|Amendment 4 [PDF 44 KB]|
|Amendment 3 [PDF 2.6 MB]|
|Amendment 2 [PDF 102 KB]|
|Amendment 1 [PDF 188 KB]|
|Original issue [PDF 3.1 MB]|