Manual of Standards Part 173 Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 1)

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I, MARK ALAN SKIDMORE, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under paragraph 9 (1) (c) of the Civil Aviation Act 1988 and regulation 173.010 and paragraph 173.085 (1) (b) of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
[Signed M. Skidmore]
Mark Skidmore AM
Director of Aviation Safety
25 March 2015
Manual of Standards Part 173 Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 1)
1          Name of instrument
                 This instrument is the Manual of Standards Part 173 Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 1).
2          Commencement
                 This instrument commences on 1 April 2015.
3          Amendment of the Manual of Standards Part 173
                 Schedule 1 amends the Manual of Standards (MOS) Part 173 — Standards Applicable to the Provision of Instrument Flight Procedure Design.
Schedule 1          Amendments
[1]        Paragraph 1.1.1.2
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1.1.1.2     For the design of:
(a)   Instrument Flight Procedures, other than the design of Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required Approach (RNP AR APCH) procedures, the design standards are contained in:
             (i)  International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Publication Doc 8168-OPS/611, Volumes I and II, also referred to as the Procedures for Air Navigation Services – Aircraft Operations (PANS‑OPS); and
            (ii)  this Manual of Standards (MOS) which comprises:
(A)  additional design standards not included in PANS-OPS; and
(B)   differences which are adopted by Australia; and
(C)   new or developing standards; and
(b)   RNP AR APCH procedures, the design standards are contained in:
             (i)  PANS‑OPS; and
            (ii)  this MOS which comprise:
(A)  additional design standards not included in PANS-OPS; and
(B)   differences which are adopted by Australia; and
(C)   new or developing standards; and
           (iii)  ICAO Publication Doc 9905-AN/471, also referred to as the Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required Procedure Design Manual (ICAO Doc 9905).
[2]        Section 1.1.2, the title
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Differences between ICAO documents and standards in the MOS
[3]        Paragraph 1.1.5.1
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1.1.5.1     These standards should be read in conjunction with:
(a)   ICAO Procedures for Air Navigation — Air Operations, Doc 8168‑OPS/611, Volume II — Construction of Visual and Instrument Flight Procedures; and
(b)   ICAO Instrument Flight Procedures Construction Manual, Doc 9368‑AN/911; and
(c)   ICAO Template Manual for Holding, Reversal and Racetrack Procedures, Doc 9371-AN/912/2; and
(d)   ICAO Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required Procedure Design Manual, Doc 9905-AN/471.
[4]        Paragraph 2.1.1.1 (m)
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ICAO Doc 8168 and this MOS,
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PANS-OPS, this MOS, ICAO Doc 9905 if applicable,
[5]        Paragraph 4.1.1.1
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4.1.1.1     The following documents, as applicable, are required for the design of instrument flight procedures and management of the design process:
(a)   CASA Manual of Standards (MOS) Part 173;
(b)   ICAO Procedures for Air Navigation — Air Operations, Doc 8168‑OPS/611, Volume II — Construction of Visual and Instrument Flight Procedures;
(c)   ICAO Instrument Flight Procedures Construction Manual, Doc 9368‑AN/911;
(d)   ICAO Template Manual for Holding, Reversal and Racetrack Procedures, Doc 9371-AN/912/2;
(e)   ICAO Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required Procedure Design Manual, Doc 9905-AN/471;
(f)    ICAO Quality Assurance Manual for Flight Procedures Design, Doc 9906‑AN/472, Volume 1 — Flight Procedures Design Quality Assurance System;
(g)   ICAO Quality Assurance Manual for Flight Procedures Design, Doc 9906‑AN/472, Volume 2 — Flight Procedure Designer Training (Development of a Flight Procedures Designer Training Programme);
(h)   ICAO Quality Assurance Manual for Flight Procedures Design, Doc 9906‑AN/472, Volume 3 — Flight Procedure Design Software Validation;
(i)    ICAO Quality Assurance Manual for Flight Procedures Design, Doc 9906, Volume 5 — Validation of Instrument Flight Procedures;
(j)    ICAO Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Manual, Doc 9613‑AN/937.
 
[6]        Paragraph 6.1.1.1
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6.1.1.1     Terminal Instrument Flight Procedures are classified as one of the following types:
(a)   Non-precision Approach (Ground-based);
(b)   Non-precision Approach (RNP APCH);
(c)   Precision Approach (Ground-based);
(d)   Precision Approach (GBAS);
(e)   Approach with Vertical Guidance (APV);
(ea)  Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required Approach (RNP AR APCH);
(f)    Departure;
(g)   Helicopter (Off-shore) — Airborne Radar;
(h)   Helicopter (Off-shore) — Non-directional Beacons (NDB).
[7]        After paragraph 7.1.5.3
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7.1.5.4     An aircraft flight simulator, approved by the CASA validation pilot may be used to verify database information and flyability of the procedure.
[8]        Paragraph 7.1.6.2
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7.1.6.2     Only persons involved in the validation procedure being conducted in an aircraft are to be carried in the aircraft.
[9]        Paragraph 7.1.24.3
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7.1.24.3    Should the validation pilot not be qualified as pilot-in-command of a helicopter, aircraft or flight simulator to be used for a validation flight, another pilot may be assigned to be the pilot in command provided that the validation pilot occupies a seat in the cockpit and directs the conduct of the validation.
[10]     Paragraph 8.1.1.4 (c) (i) (A)
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Part III, Chap 7,
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or ICAO Doc 9905 missed approach criteria,
[11]     Paragraph 8.1.1.5 (b) (iii) (A)
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Part III, Chap 7
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or ICAO Doc 9905 missed approach criteria,
[12]     Paragraph 8.1.3.1
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PANS-OPS Vol II.
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PANS-OPS Vol II or ICAO Doc 9905 for RNP AR APCH.
[13]     Paragraph 8.1.5.1, the chapeau
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PANS-OPS Vol II, the following factors are to be taken into account in determining OCA:
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PANS-OPS Vol II or ICAO Doc 9905 for RNP AR APCH, the following factors are to be taken into account in determining OCA:
[14]     Paragraph 8.1.7.2 (a)
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ICAO PANS-OPS Vol II
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ICAO PANS-OPS Vol II or ICAO Doc 9905 for RNP AR APCH
 
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