The Air Navigation Order 2009

2009No. 3015

CIVIL AVIATION

The Air Navigation Order 2009

17thNovember2009

24thNovember2009

CONTENTS

1. Citation and Commencement

2. Revocation

PART 1

Registration and Marking of Aircraft

3. Aircraft to be registered

4. CAA to register aircraft in the United Kingdom

5. Who may register aircraft in the United Kingdom

6. Application for registration

7. Changes to the register

8. Aircraft which are entered in the Register of Aircraft Mortgages

9. General provisions concerning registration

10. Nationality and registration marks

PART 2

Air Operators' Certificates and Operational Directives

11. Requirement for an EU-OPS air operator certificate

12. Requirement for and grant of national air operator's certificate

13. Requirement for and grant of police air operator's certificate

14. Offering commercial transport and public transport flights

15. Operational directives

PART 3

Airworthiness of Aircraft

16. Certificate of airworthiness to be in force

17. Certificate of airworthiness for State aircraft registered in the United Kingdom

18. Issue and renewal of national certificates of airworthiness

19. National certificate of airworthiness ceasing to be in force and issue of airworthiness directives for non-EASA aircraft

20. Issue of airworthiness directives for EASA aircraft

21. Issue of national permits to fly

22. National permits to fly ceasing to be in force and issue of airworthiness directives for permit aircraft

23. Limitations of national permits to fly

24. Issue and validity of certificates of validation of permits to fly or equivalent documents

25. Requirement for an approved maintenance schedule and a certificate of maintenance review for non-EASA aircraft

26. Issue of a certificate of maintenance review for non-EASA aircraft

27. Technical Log for non-EASA aircraft

28. Requirement for a certificate of release to service for non-EASA aircraft

29. Circumstances where a certificate of release to service is not required

30. Contents of a certificate of release to service

31. Who may issue a certificate of release to service

32. Requirement for a certificate of release to service for EASA aircraft

33. Licensing of maintenance engineers

34. Aircraft, engine and propeller log books for non-EASA aircraft

35. Aircraft weight schedule

36. Access and inspection for airworthiness purposes

PART 4

Equipment of Aircraft

37. Equipment of aircraft

38. Carriage and use of equipment

39. Radio communication and radio navigation equipment of aircraft

40. Notified radio communication and radio navigation equipment to be carried by EU-OPS aeroplanes

41. Minimum equipment requirements

PART 5

Crew Required to be Carried

42. Required flight crew of aircraft

43. Flight crew required by aircraft registered in the United Kingdom

44. Pilots required on public transport flights by flying machines over 5700kg

45. Pilots required on public transport flights by aeroplanes of 5700kg or less

46. Pilots required on public transport flights by helicopters of 5700kg or less

47. Flight navigators or navigational equipment required on public transport flights

48. Required cabin crew of aircraft

49. Power to direct additional crew to be carried

PART 6

Flight Crew Licensing - Requirement for Licence

50. Requirement for appropriate licence to act as member of flight crew of aircraft registered in United Kingdom

51. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception to act as flight radiotelephony operator

52. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception for solo flying training

53. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception for dual flying training

54. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception for gyroplanes at night

55. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception for balloons

56. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception for pilot undergoing training or tests

57. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception for navigators and flight engineers

58. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception for members of HM Forces

59. Flight crew licence requirement - Exceptions for gliders

60. Flight crew licence requirement - Exception where CAA permission granted

61. Requirement for appropriate licence to act as member of flight crew of aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

62. Deeming a non-United Kingdom flight crew licence valid

63. Permission required where licence does not meet relevant minimum standards

PART 7

Flight Crew Licensing - Grant of Licence and Maintenance of Privileges

64. Grant, renewal and privileges of flight crew licences

65. Ratings and qualifications

66. Maintenance of privileges of aircraft ratings specified in Section 1 of Part B of Schedule 7 in pilot licences which are United Kingdom licences for which there are no JAR-FCL equivalents except for Basic Commercial Pilots' Licences

67. Maintenance of privileges of aircraft ratings specified in Section 1 of Part B of Schedule 7 in JAR-FCL licences, United Kingdom licences for which there are JAR-FCL equivalents and United Kingdom Basic Commercial Pilots' Licences

68. Maintenance of privileges of other ratings specified in Section 1 of Part B of Schedule 7

69. Maintenance of privileges of ratings specified in Section 2 of Part B of Schedule 7

70. Maintenance of privileges of Flight Engineers' Licences

71. Maintenance of privileges of Flight Navigators' Licences

72. Requirement for a medical certificate

73. Requirement for a medical declaration for a National Private Pilot's Licence (Aeroplanes)

74. Licence holder not to act a member of flight crew when unfit

75. Training for landing on or taking off from water

PART 8

Flight Crew Licensing - General Provisions

76. Person not to fly after failing test

77. Approval of training and testing

78. Validation of licences

79. Personal flying log book

80. Instruction in flying

81. Glider pilot - minimum age

82. Licences and ratings no longer to be granted

PART 9

Requirement for Operations and Training Manuals

83. Operations manual

84. Police operations manual

85. Training manual

PART 10

Duties of commander

86. Pre-flight action by commander of aircraft other than EU-OPS aeroplanes

87. Commander to be satisfied that flight can be safely completed

88. Passenger briefing by commander

89. Public transport of passengers - commander to ensure demonstration of lifejackets

90. Public transport of passengers - commander to ensure crew, passengers and baggage secure

91. Public transport of passengers - commander to ensure demonstration of use of oxygen

92. Aerial work and private flights - commander to ensure demonstration of use of oxygen

93. Pilot to remain at controls and be secured in seat

PART 11

Public Transport Operations

94. Flight data monitoring, accident prevention and flight safety programme

95. Public transport - operator's responsibilities in relation to crew

96. Public transport - operator's responsibilities in relation to routes and aerodromes

97. Commercial air transport and public transport flights at night or in Instrument Meteorological Conditions by aeroplanes with one power unit which are registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

PART 12

Loading of public transport aircraft

98. Operator's duty concerning the loading of public transport aircraft

99. Requirement to load in accordance with loading instructions

100. Requirement for a load sheet

101. Carriage of baggage

102. Exceptions

PART 13

Performance Requirements and Operating Minima for Public Transport Flights

103. Aeroplanes registered in the United Kingdom - public transport operating conditions and performance requirements

104. Helicopters registered in the United Kingdom - public transport operating conditions and performance requirements

105. Helicopters registered in the United Kingdom carrying out Performance Class 3 operations

106. Helicopters registered in the United Kingdom carrying out Performance Class 1 and 2 operations

107. Public transport aircraft registered in the United Kingdom - aerodrome operating minima

108. Public transport aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom - aerodrome operating minima

PART 14

Operating Minima and Equipment Requirements for Aerial Work and Private Aircraft

109. Aerial work and private aircraft - aerodrome operating minima

110. Aerial work and private aircraft - survival equipment

PART 15

Operations - General Provisions

111. Wearing of survival suits by crew

112. Operation of radio in aircraft

113. Operation of airborne collision avoidance system

114. Training in operation of airborne collision avoidance system

115. Operation of vibration health monitoring systems

116. Method of carriage of persons

117. Functioning of exits - commercial air transport aeroplanes and public transport aeroplanes and helicopters

118. Marking of exits - commercial air transport aeroplanes and public transport aeroplanes and helicopters

119. Marking of break-in areas

120. Flights over any foreign country

PART 16

Height keeping and navigation

121. Minimum navigation performance

122. Height keeping performance - aircraft registered in the United Kingdom

123. Height keeping performance - aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

124. Area navigation and required navigation performance capabilities - aircraft registered in the United Kingdom

125. Area navigation and required navigation performance capabilities - aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

PART 17

Towing and Dropping

126. Towing of gliders

127. Operation of self-sustaining gliders

128. Towing, picking up and raising of persons and articles

129. Dropping of articles and animals

130. Dropping of persons and grant of parachuting permissions

131. Dropping articles for purposes of agriculture etc and grant of aerial application certificates

PART 18

Dangerous Goods, Weapons and Munitions of War

132. Carriage of dangerous goods

133. Carriage of weapons and of munitions of war - requirement for permission and for commander to be informed

134. Prohibition on carrying on board sporting weapons or munitions of war

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