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August 2022

18 Aug 2022

AC91-24, Revision 2, Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) Systems

Following the publication of NTC 91.258, Revision 3 [PDF 1.5 MB], on 16 August 2022, this AC has been updated to reflect the new CAA Notice.

17 Aug 2022

Part 77 proposals:

Crane at 14-16 Parker Street, Papakura, Auckland
Submissions close 15 Sep 2022

Crane at Awhitu Wind Farm at 207 Kohekohe-Karioitahi Road, Karioitahi
Submissions close 15 Sep 2022

Crane at BP Dairy Flat, Auckland-Waiwera Motorway
Submissions close 15 Sep 2022

Tower crane at 2 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland
Submissions close 24 Aug 2022

16 Aug 2022

NTC 91.258 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Systems - Notice of Requirement, Revision 3 - effective 16 Aug 2022 [PDF 1.5 MB]

Summary of Submissions [PDF 336 KB]

15 Aug 2022

Aircraft register - updated

12 Aug 2022

AC43-9, Revision 5, Modifications, Repairs, and the Form CAA337

This is a substantive revision of this AC, as it updates guidance on Acceptable Technical Data (ATD) throughout.

11 Aug 2022

Media release: Louisa Patterson wins CAA accolade for contribution to aviation

10 Aug 2022

AC00-6, Revision 1, Electronic Signatures, Electronic Record keeping and Electronic Manuals

Revision 1 corrects an inaccurate reference to AC43-1, in Appendix A, p 17.

09 Aug 2022

AC21-8, Revision 3, Design Changes—Supplemental Type Certificate

This AC has been updated with technical information and is available, with a separate Appendix B that can be downloaded and referred to easily. Revision 3:

  • Updates the Baseline Acceptable Means of Compliance (MOC) ASTM F44 standards in the compliance matrix in Appendix B1
  • Updates link to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) document
  • Adds a note directing participants using the compliance matrix template not to alter the format of the matrix, and
  • Makes minor punctuation and stylistic updates.

A version of this AC [XLSX 27 KB] and Appendix B [DOCX 307 KB] with insertions in yellow highlight and deletions in strikethrough are also available.

Please note that, if you use the template matrix in Appendix B, it is important that you do not alter the format of the matrix, as it allows for clear identification of acceptable MOCs compared to selected MOCs for the project.

08 Aug 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0163-E - Flight Controls – Flap Control Rods – Replacement - effective 09 Aug 2022

08 Aug 2022

Aircraft register - updated

05 Aug 2022

Part 77 proposal:

Subdivision at Wharenui Road, Owhata, Rotorua
Submissions close 29 Aug 2022

04 Aug 2022

New Good Aviation Practice (GAP) booklet revision: How to be a pilot

Whether you want to be a weekend flier, or an airline captain, initially you’ll follow much the same process. This booklet explains what you need to know to start your journey to become a pilot.

Download a digital copy [PDF 1.6 MB] or order a printed copy via our online form.

02 Aug 2022

AC92-4, Revision 0, Dangerous Goods Manuals

Following the publication of this advisory circular (AC), we have added a Word version of this AC, so participants can download it and use it as a basis for their manuals. We hope this is useful.

02 Aug 2022

Emergency FAA AD 2022-16-03 – Continental Aerospace Technologies, Inc., Lycoming Engines, and Textron Lycoming/Subsidiary of Textron, Inc. Reciprocating Engines - effective 15 Aug 2022

01 Aug 2022

AC92-4 Revision 0, Dangerous goods manuals

This advisory circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with the dangerous goods (DG) manual requirements prescribed under Civil Aviation Rules (CAR), Part 92 Carriage of Dangerous Goods, particularly for smaller operators and private pilots.

01 Aug 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Communications mast at 28-32 Churchill Street, Kaikoura

Cranes at Ray Emery Drive, Auckland Airport

Crane at 188 Victoria Street, Hamilton

Crane at 84 Buckley Avenue, Hobsonville Point

Wind turbines at Te Rere Hau Windfarm, 376 North Range Road, Palmerston North

01 Aug 2022

Aircraft register - updated

July 2022

29 Jul 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0153 – ATA 53 – Fuselage – Centre Fuselage Frame Assembly – Inspection / Repair - effective 11 Aug 2022

29 Jul 2022

Advisory Circulars Monthly Report - July 2022

29 Jul 2022

CASA AWB 67-006 issue 5 - Robinson R22/R44 - Governor Control Anomalies - issued 28 July 2022

28 Jul 2022

AC43-9, Modifications, Repairs, and the CAA337

Following extensive consultation, CAA have made changes based on the feedback and put this revised draft out for a short further period of consultation to allow final constructive feedback.

If you would like to provide feedback on this draft AC, please click here to submit your response by Thursday 11 August 2022. Comments must be submitted via this link – emails sent directly to individuals at CAA will not be considered. Comments after this period will not be considered for review.

In this draft, sections in yellow, highlight have been added since the last draft and sections in strikethrough have been deleted since the last draft.

CAA would like to thank all the participants who provided considered and valuable feedback on the draft to date.

27 Jul 2022

Airworthiness Directives Schedule Amendment Nr 22-07 - effective 28 Jul 2022

26 Jul 2022

Type Acceptance Report revision: Maule M4/5/6/7/9 Series (Revision 5)

25 Jul 2022

Aircraft register - updated

22 Jul 2022

Part 77 proposal:

Radio Mast at Pollok Wharf Road, Auckland
Submissions close 15 Aug 2022

21 Jul 2022

Basic Turbine Knowledge Syllabus – new draft revision and proposed separation to Aeroplane and Helicopter syllabi

A new revision of Subject 64 has been drafted. This draft amends Subject 64 Basic Turbine Knowledge to a separate Aeroplane syllabus. Note that some numbering has changed as a result.

A marked up version of this syllabus, with insertions in yellow and deletions in red strikethrough is available here [PDF 195 KB].

A new syllabus Subject 65 BTK (H) has also been drafted and is available here [PDF 190 KB].

Comments can be sent to katrina.witney@caa.govt.nz by Friday 16 September 2022.

18 Jul 2022

Aircraft register - updated

15 Jul 2022

AC61-5, Revision 35, Pilot Licences and Ratings — Commercial Pilot Licence - 14 Jul 2022

A new revision of this AC has been published and is available here. Revision 35 amends Subject 16 CPL Law (A & H) to remove definitions no longer listed in the AIP, as well as the removal of sub-topic 16.68 GNSS which is no longer supported by the Civil Aviation Rules, specifically Part 19. Note that some numbering has changed as a result.

A marked up version of this AC, with insertions in yellow, and deletions in strikethrough, is available here [PDF 1.7 MB], for easy reference.

14 Jul 2022

Proposed Notices open for consultation: Performance-based navigation (PBN) regulatory framework
Consultation closes 26 August 2022

12 Jul 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Crane at 292 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch
Crane at Antigua Street and Saint Asapa Street, Christchurch

11 Jul 2022

Airworthiness and Maintenance Workshop - register now!

  • Christchurch: 15-16 August 2022
  • Auckland: 27-28 September 2022

11 Jul 2022

Physical addresses of regulated air cargo agents (v141) - updated 11 Jul 2022

11 Jul 2022

Aircraft register - updated

07 Jul 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0134 MT Propellers - ATA 61 – Propeller – Blade Lag Screws – Replacement - effective 22 Jul 2022

06 Jul 2022

Part 77 proposal:

Communications pole at 28-32 Churchill Street, Kaikoura
Submissions close 29 Jul 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Extension of determination for North Shore Hospital, Takapuna

Crane at Ray Emery Drive, Auckland

Crane at Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth

Crane at 90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, Auckland

Crane at 85 Hobson Street, Auckland

Crane at 6 Te Kapua Drive, Mangere, Auckland

Crane at 124 - 132 Halsey Street, Auckland

06 Jul 2022

Vector Online: Stunning but imperfect
We all know the attraction of navigation apps, but their flaws could be disastrous.

05 Jul 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0131 Placards & Markings – Fuel Shut-off Valve Placards – Replacement; Aircraft Flight Manual – Fuel Handling Procedure – Amendment - effective 18 Jul 2022

05 Jul 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0132 Flight Controls – Aileron Control Rod / Cover Panel Screws – Inspection - effective 18 Jul 2022

04 Jul 2022

EASA SIB 2022-05 correction - Rotorcraft Flight Manual Update related to Servo Control Transparency - issued 01 Jul 2022

04 Jul 2022

Aircraft register - updated

01 Jul 2022

AC12-2, Revision 2, Occurrence Investigation – open for consultation

This AC has been updated and is ready for consultation. This is the first time this AC has been reviewed since March 2016.

Revision 2 is a substantive rewrite, which among other things:

  • Updates content to reflect related ACs, AC12-1 and AC100-1, which have had new revisions since the previous revision of this AC.
  • Revises Appendix A to reflect the form CAA005i, Occurrence Investigation Report.
  • Adds references to an AC from Transport Canada which contains a lot of relevant tips and guidance, and
  • Adds a Version History to make changes easier to track.

CAA was prompted to review this AC following a suggestion from a participant in the AC feedback survey. We would like to thank the participant who brought this to our attention.

If you would like to provide feedback on this draft, please click here to submit your response by Monday 1 August 2022.

01 Jul 2022

Advisory Circulars Monthly Report - June 2022

01 Jul 2022

COVID-19 Reinfection advice – June 2022

June 2022

30 Jun 2022

Part 77 determination: crane at 60 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch

30 Jun 2022

Airworthiness Directives Schedule Amendment Nr 22-06 - effective 30 Jun 2022

30 Jun 2022

Statement of performance expectations 2022-2023

30 Jun 2022

New type acceptance report - TAR 22/21B/19 - WACO UPF-7

29 Jun 2022

Rule projects in progress - updated

29 Jun 2022

AC92-4, Revision 0, Dangerous Goods Manuals – draft for consultation

The initial draft of this AC has been completed and is ready for consultation.

This AC describes an acceptable means of compliance with requirements to have a Dangerous Goods (DG) manual in an operator’s exposition, particularly for smaller operators. It also provides operators who are not certificated with a sample DG manual.

As part of this AC, we have drafted sample manuals for “will carry” and “will-not-carry” operators. While operators still have to work through their own circumstances in drafting their manuals, we hope that these will prompt operators to create robust and detailed manuals that will help them manage DG safely in their day-to-day operations. Ideally this AC would be read in conjunction with other ACs in the 92 series.

In the current draft we have included the manuals in the AC itself – we would welcome feedback from participants as to whether this format is useful, if published as a Word document, or whether it would be easier for them to be published as separate documents.

If you would like to provide feedback on this draft AC, please send it via this link by Friday 29th July.

28 Jun 2022

CASA AWB 63-004 Issue 3 - Kamatics Corporation KAflex Drive Shafts - UH-1 and Bell 407 - issued 28 Jun 2022

28 Jun 2022

Part 77 proposal:

Cranes at Ray Emery Drive, Auckland Airport
Submissions close 26 July 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Mast at Rifle Range Road (Kaukau Tower), Ohariu

Cranes at Bayfair Shopping Centre

Crane at 90 Railway Road, Palmerston North

Structure at 4-8 Launch Road, Hobsonville Point

27 Jun 2022

EASA SIB 2022-05 - Rotorcraft AFM Update related to Servo Control Transparency - issued 24 Jun 2022

27 Jun 2022

AC66-1, Revision 4, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence 

A new Revision of this AC has been published and can be found here. Revision 4 of this AC is a substantive revision. Among other things it:

  • Updates the email address for CAA Licensing and online payment methods
  • Updates competency standards for maintenance on aircraft principally constructed of fibreglass reinforced plastic (FRP) and ratings for engineers in avionics categories.
  • Updates Subparts B, C, D and E.
  • Updates Appendices 1 and 2.
  • Adds notes on appropriate training requirements and type ratings course for Electrical, Instrument and Radio (E, I&R) related work, depending on the complexity of the E, I&R systems.
  • Clarifies eligibility requirements for a Certificate of Maintenance Approval (MA) and MA renewal applications.

As these changes are quite detailed, we thought it would be useful to include a version with the changes highlighted in yellow, which can be found here.

CAA received many submissions and well-thought out feedback from participants which enhanced this new Revision. CAA would like to thank all the participants who took the trouble to send in feedback or take part in workshops.

27 Jun 2022

Aircraft register - updated

22 Jun 2022

New type acceptance report - TAR 22/21B/3 - Pilatus PC-24

20 Jun 2022

New poster revision: Aircraft Operator Requirements (May 2022)
Download your own version, or request a printed copy from publications@caa.govt.nz. Note: This poster was sent out in the latest Vector magazine (Winter 2022).

20 Jun 2022

UK CAA SN-2022/004: North American P51 Mustang (All Marks) Undercarriage Leg Pivot Shafts - issued 17 Jun 2022

20 Jun 2022

Aircraft register - updated

17 Jun 2022

AC145-1, Revision 6, Aircraft Maintenance Organisations

This AC has been updated after a participant pointed out that it should reflect the need for organisations to have a Safety Management System (SMS). Revision 6 does not change the focus of this AC. As well as formatting changes and correcting typos, this Revision:  

  • Updates guidance to reflect the change from QMS to SMS.
  • Makes changes throughout to reflect the update of rule 145.65 to being about the need for an SMS.
  • Updates references to AC 100-1, Safety Management.
  • Makes stylistic changes and corrects typos and other minor errors throughout.
  • Substitutes guidance on quality management with reference to AC100-1, Safety Management.
  • Takes the opportunity to add a Version History.

We have also done a marked up version with the insertions highlighted in yellow and deletions in strikethrough here so participants can check the changes easily.

CAA would like to thank the participant who pointed this disparity out. There are some other ACs with the same issue, so we aim to update them as resources allow.

17 Jun 2022

New bird incident rate report - January to March 2022

17 Jun 2022

Latest issue of Vector magazine out now!

16 Jun 2022

FAA SAIB AIR-22-15: All Grumman (True flight) AA-1, AA-1A, AA-1B, AA-1C, AA-5, AA-5A, and AA-5B aircraft – Bonded Structure Inspection - issued 15 Jun 2022

15 Jun 2022

Continuing Airworthiness Notice – 27-022 - Cessna 208 Elevator and Rudder Torque Tubes - 15 June 2022

15 Jun 2022

AC66-2.20, Rev 5, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence—Examination Subject 20 - Air Law—Written

This advisory circular (AC) has been updated. Revision 5 does not change the focus of this AC, but updates information and titles that have changed since this AC was last published in 2017.

15 Jun 2022

Emergency FAA AD 2022-12-08 Robinson R22 Beta, R44 and R44 II - Engine Governor - effective 29 Jun 2022

14 Jun 2022

Continuing Airworthiness Notice – 00-002 Revision 2 - Pacific Aerospace Limited – Status of Type Certificates - 14 June 2022

14 Jun 2022

Media release: CAA Statement – Occurrence 20/6202: Fatal accident final report, Sabre 502 Trike ZK-JHE accident, Kaitoke airstrip, north of Upper Hutt, 23 November 2020

14 Jun 2022

Type acceptance report revision: Pratt & Whitney PW1500G/1900G Series - Revision 1

13 Jun 2022

Aircraft register - updated

09 Jun 2022

Part 157 Heliport Conditional Determination - Cable Bay Vineyard Heliport, Waiheke Island

09 Jun 2022

Part 77 determination: crane at 190 Railway Road, Palmerston North

09 Jun 2022

New poster: Standard overhead join (right-hand pattern)

Available for download or email publications@caa.govt.nz for a printed copy.

07 Jun 2022

IA courses - new dates available in Wellington and Christchurch

06 Jun 2022

Aircraft register - updated

03 Jun 2022

Vector Online: A chat with the Young Eagles
Listen to our latest audio story - this time about the Young Eagles.

02 Jun 2022

Emergency EASA AD 2022-0097 EC135, EC635 and MBB-BK117 helicopters: Instrument flight rule screens - Removal

02 Jun 2022

AC92-2, Revision 2, Carriage of Dangerous Goods

This AC has been updated and is available here. Revision 2 is the first in 15 years and first substantive update since 1995. It includes updated guidance on:

  • 92.11(a) Carriage of DG by Police
  • 92.11(b) Carriage of Class 1 DG
  • 92.11(c) Carriage of DG for recreational use of passengers
  • Carriage of DG for medical aid in flight
  • 92.13 Carriage of DG by passengers and crew
  • Carriage of DG by helicopters operating in remote areas
  • Carriage of DG by underslung load
  • List of commonly carried items of DG
  • Segregation requirements
  • Aircraft emergency response drills
  • Carriage of DG in general

We appreciate some participants will find it useful to be able to cut and paste key sections of this AC, such as the tables, into their own documents, so we have included a Word version [DOCX 1.7 MB] to make it easier to do this.

We received 12 written submissions. Many of the comments were very positive and welcomed this update, and others made valuable editorial comments and suggestions to include specific items in the various tables. Some of the submissions were also quite detailed, befitting the detail in the AC, so we followed up by phone with some submitters to clarify their feedback.  We have summarised the submissions that we received on this AC here. [PDF 181 KB]

CAA would like to thank all the participants who took the time to provide feedback.

02 Jun 2022

Transport Canada CASA 2022-03 MD 369D, 369E, 369F, 369H, 500N, and 600N helicopters - issued 01 Jun 2022

02 Jun 2022

Emergency FAA AD 2022-11-19 Bell 212, 412, 412CF, and 412EP helicopters - effective 06 Jul 2022

01 Jun 2022

FAA SAIB AIR-22-06R1: Safran Evacuation System fitted with a Rupture Disc Assembly P/N B14268-1 - effective 31 May 2022

 01 Jun 2022

Part 77 determinations:

Crane at Ngataringa Road, Devonport

Cranes at 23 Lynton Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland

Crane at 2 Anderson Road, Whakatu, Hastings

 

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