Part 66 Manual of Standards Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 1)

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I, TERENCE LINDSAY FARQUHARSON, Acting Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 66.015 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
[Signed T. Farquharson]
Terry Farquharson
Acting Director of Aviation Safety
11 July 2013
Part 66 Manual of Standards Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 1)
1          Name of instrument
                 This instrument is the Part 66 Manual of Standards Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 1).
2          Commencement
                 This instrument commences on the day after registration.
3          Amendment of Part 66 Manual of Standards
                 The Part 66 Manual of Standards (the MOS) is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
4          Interpretation
            A reference in Schedule 1 to Appendix IV, followed by a reference to a unit of competency, is a reference to the row in Appendix IV that refers to that unit in the first column (Competency units required).
            Example: Appendix IV (MEA211C).
5          Transitional
   (1)     If an applicant to whom paragraph 66.A.25 (a) or 66.A.30 (b) of the MOS refers was entitled to the issue of a unit of competency (the unit) immediately before the commencement day, and the unit is replaced on the commencement day by a subsequent version of that unit of competency, the applicant is entitled to the new unit of competency.
   (2)     In subsection (1):
commencement day means the day on which this instrument comes into effect.
Schedule 1          Amendments
[1]       Section 66.5, Definitions, after paragraph 66.5 (b)
insert
     (c)     Unless the contrary intention appears, the term carry out maintenance includes, within its normal meaning, both the supervision of maintenance and carrying out the physical tasks of maintenance.
[2]       Sub-sub-subparagraph 66.A.20 (a) 4 (ii) (C)
substitute
     (c)     category A licence tasks of a kind mentioned in Appendix II of the Part 145 MOS for the aircraft type rating or ratings held
[3]       Sub-sub-subparagraph 66.A.20 (a) 6 (ii) (C)
omit
as line maintenance
insert
as a category A licence task
[4]       Section 66.A.20
omit
paragraphs (b) and (c)
[5]       Section 66.A.20, Table 1 in the section titled Structures — General (ATA51), after the Note following paragraphs (a) and (b) in column 3 under Conditions or limitations
add
Structures — general
     (c)     for a category B2 licence — closing of cowlings and refitment of quick access inspection panels.
[6]       After section 66.A.20 (including Table 1)
insert
66.A.23     Requalification requirements
     (a)     For paragraph 66.120 (2) (c) of CASR 1998, the requalification requirements for an A, B1 or B2 aircraft engineer licence holder are:
1.     carrying out maintenance of the kind that would be covered by the privileges of any of the licences held, for no less than a total of 100 days; or
2.     the holder obtains a report from a Part 147 organisation (an MTO) authorised for category training which states:
             (i)  that the holder has been assessed within 28 days of the date of the report; and
            (ii)  how the assessment was conducted; and
           (iii)  that the MTO has certified that the holder continues to have the knowledge and skills necessary for the holder of an aircraft engineer licence with the ratings on the licence; and
3.     in relation to subparagraphs (a) 1 and 2, the holder retains either evidence of carrying out the maintenance, or the report from the MTO, as applicable; and
4.     for the purposes of subparagraph (a) 2, the assessment by the MTO must include theory examination and practical assessment in a sampling of the range of maintenance activities that the holder is authorised by their licence to carry out. The report must describe how the assessment by the MTO was performed.
     (b)     For paragraph 66.120 (2) (c) of CASR 1998, the requalification requirement for a Category C licence holder is that the Part 145 organisation (an AMO) provides the holder with suitable continuing airworthiness experience to ensure that the holder has re-established their knowledge and skill.
[7]       Paragraph 66.A.25 (h)
substitute
     (h)     The qualification (comprised of knowledge, competence and assessments) must have been gained within 5 years of making an application for an aircraft maintenance licence or the addition of a category or subcategory to an aircraft maintenance licence.
[8]       Heading to section 66.A.30
substitute
Basic practical experience requirements
[9]       Paragraph 66.A.30 (e)
omit
(a)
insert
1.
[10]     Paragraph 66.A.30 (e)
omit
(b)
insert
2.
[11]     Subparagraph 66.A.45 (d) 2
substitute
2.     practical training and assessment as specified in sections 66.A.50 and 66.A.55.
[12]     Subparagraph 66.A.45 (d) 3
omit
[13]     Paragraph 66.A.45 (h)
omit
(i)
insert
1.
[14]     Paragraph 66.A.45 (h)
omit
(ii)
insert
2.
[15]     Paragraph 66.A.45 (h)
omit
(iii)
insert
3.
[16]     After subparagraph 66.A.45 (h) 3
insert
Note   A COA holder, in accordance with CAO 104.0, may also provide type training and assessment for the addition of aircraft type ratings or the removal of exclusions from a Part 66 LAME licence.
[17]     Heading to section 66.A.50
substitute
Aircraft type practical training
[18]     After paragraph 66.A.50 (b)
insert
   (ba)     The practical element of type training may be conducted simultaneously with the conduct of the theoretical element or provided separately as a stand-alone element.
   (bb)     Options for practical training include:
1.     PCT; or
2.     practical on course (POC) training; or
3.     structured OJT performed according to a type-specific program.
[19]     Heading to section 66.A.55
substitute
On the Job aircraft type Training
[20]     Paragraph 66.A.55 (a)
substitute
     (a)     In the case of a first type rating to be gained, PCT or POC alone is not acceptable for type rating endorsement. In addition to PCT or POC, an applicant must also complete on the job training (OJT).
    (aa)     In the case of a rating in another licence category or subcategory to be obtained after the type rating referred to in paragraph (a):
1.     if using POC training, POC training must be supplemented by OJT; and
2.     if using PCT training, no supplementation by OJT is required.
[21]     Paragraph 66.A.55 (c)
after
conducted
insert
and managed
[22]     After paragraph 66.A.55 (c)
insert
    (ca)     For paragraph (c), the maintenance organisation approved by CASA must be:
1.         an approved maintenance organisation (AMO) issued with an approval under regulation 145.030 of CASR 1998 to carry out maintenance activities; or
2.         an organisation holding a certificate of approval to carry out maintenance activities issued under regulation 30 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
[23]     After paragraph 66.A.70 (d)
insert
     (e)     Units of competency are required as mentioned in Appendix VIII before the removal of an exclusion from a category or subcategory of licence in accordance with paragraph (b).
[24]     Appendix I, Part 3, Module 13, item 13.14, Hydraulic power (ATA29), Filters, from column B2
omit
3
insert
1
[25]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 08, in columns B1.1, B1.2, B1.3 and B1.4
omit
3
insert
1
[26]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 65A, in column 2
after
Tail rotor drive
insert
monitoring and indicating
[27]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 25A, in column 2 in the section titled Aircraft systems
after
Electronic
insert
equipment including
[28]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 29 (second reference), in column 1 in the section titled Aircraft systems
omit
29
insert
29A
[29]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 32 (second reference), in column 1 in the section titled Aircraft systems
omit
32
insert
32A
[30]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 36 (second reference), in column 1 in the section titled Aircraft systems
omit
36
insert
36A
[31]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 73, in column 2 in the section titled Turbine engines
omit
controls
insert
control
[32]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 73-20, in column 1 in the section titled Turbine engines
omit
73-20
insert
73A
[33]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 70A, in column 2 in the section titled Piston engines
after
operation,
substitute
(carburettors, fuel injection systems, induction, exhaust and cooling systems, supercharging/turbocharging, lubrication systems)
[34]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 76, in column 2 in the section titled Piston engines
omit
controls
insert
control
[35]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 60, in column 1 in the section titled Aeroplane propellers
omit
60
insert
60A
[36]     Appendix III, Part 2, item 5, ATA chapter 60F, in column 1 in the section titled Aeroplane propellers
omit
60F
insert
61F
[37]     Appendix III, Part 3
omit
items 2 and 3
[38]     Appendix III, Part 3, items 4 and 5
renumber as 2 and 3 respectively
[39]     Appendix III, Part 4, Section B, item 1
before
MTO’s
insert
AMO’s or
[40]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA105B
insert
MEA105C
[41]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA111B
insert
MEA111C
[42]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA119A
insert
MEA119B
[43]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA142A
insert
MEA142B
[44]     Appendix IV, (MEA211C), after X, in columns B1.1 to B1.4
insert
or MEA223D and 227D
[45]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA223C
insert
MEA223D
[46]     Appendix IV (MEA223D), in columns B1.1, B1.2, B1.3 and B1.4
insert
X or MEA211C
[47]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA224B
insert
MEA224C
[48]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA225B
insert
MEA225C
[49]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA226C
insert
MEA226D
[50]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA227C
insert
MEA227D
[51]     Appendix IV (MEA227D), in columns B1.1, B1.2, B1.3 and B1.4
insert
X or MEA211C
[52]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA228C
insert
MEA228D
[53]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA229C
insert
MEA229D
[54]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA230B
insert
MEA230C
[55]     Appendix IV (MEA230C), in column B2
omit
MEA231B
insert
MEA231C
[56]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA231B
insert
MEA231C
[57]     Appendix IV (MEA231C), in column B2
omit
MEA230B
insert
MEA230C
[58]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA232B
insert
MEA232C
[59]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA241B
insert
MEA241C
[60]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA303C
insert
MEA303D
[61]     Appendix IV (MEA304C), in columns B1.3 and B1.4
omit
MEA317B
insert
MEA317C
[62]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA318B
insert
MEA318C
[63]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA319B
insert
MEA319C
[64]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA320B
insert
MEA320C
[65]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA321B
insert
MEA321C
[66]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA322B
insert
MEA322C
[67]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA328B
insert
MEA328C
[68]     Appendix IV, column 1
omit
MEA339A
insert
MEA339C
[69]     Appendix IV, new units of competency, after the row that refers to MEA348A in the first column
insert
MEA357A
Inspect, test and repair aircraft fabric surfaces
 
 
 
 
Z
Z
 
 
 

MEA358A
Re-cover aircraft fabric surfaces
 
 
 
 
Z
Z
 
 
 

MEA359A
Inspect and repair aircraft wooden structures
 
 
 
 
Z
Z
 
 
 

[70]     Appendix IV (MEA365A), in column A4
omit
X
[71]     Appendix IV (MEA365A), in column B1.4
insert
X
[72]     Appendix IV (MEA408B and MEA409B)
omit
MEA408B
Inspect and repair aircraft wooden structures
 
 
 
 
Z
Z
 
 
 

MEA409B
Inspect, test, repair and re-cover aircraft fabric surfaces
 
 
 
 
Z
Z
 
 
 

[73]     Appendix IV (MSAENV272B)
omit
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
insert
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
[74]     Appendix IV (MSAENV272B), in columns B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, B1.4 and B2
omit
X
[75]     Appendix IV
add at the end
MSAENV472B
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
 
 
 
 
X
X
X
X
X
[76]     After Appendix VII
insert
Appendix VIII
Units of competency required for removal of an exclusion from a category or subcategory of licence
Competency Unit(s) required
Title of Exclusion
B1.1
B1.2
B1.3
B1.4
B2

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA223D MEA227D
MEA246C
MEA260B
E1
Excluding electrical systems
X
 
 
 
 

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA211C
MEA246C
MEA260B
E1
Excluding electrical systems
 
X
X
X
 

MEA203C
MEA223C
MEA227D
E1
Excluding electrical systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA302C
MEA303D
MEA305C
MEA317C
MEA318C
MEA320C
MEA321C
MEA323B
MEA325B
MEA328C
MEA339C
MEA365A
E2
Excluding mechanical or structural
X
 
 
 
 

MEA302C
MEA304C
MEA305C
MEA309C
MEA312C
MEA325B
MEA328C
MEA339C
MEA354A
MEA365A
E2
Excluding mechanical or structural
 
X
 
 
 

MEA302C
MEA303D
MEA304C
MEA308C
MEA309C
MEA310C
MEA316C
MEA323B
MEA325B
MEA328C
MEA339C
MEA365A
E2
Excluding mechanical or structural
 
 
X
X
 

MEA306C
MEA307C
MEA315C
MEA319C
MEA322C
MEA323B
E3
Excluding powerplant systems
X
 
 
 
 

MEA306C
MEA313C
E3
Excluding powerplant systems
 
X
 
X
 

MEA306C
MEA319C
MEA322C
MEA323B
E3
Excluding powerplant systems
 
 
X
 
 

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA223D MEA227D
MEA246C
MEA260B
E4
Excluding electrical subsystem of mechanical, powerplant or structural systems
X
 
 
 
 

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA211C
MEA246C
MEA260B
E4
Excluding electrical subsystem of mechanical, powerplant or structural systems
 
X
X
X
 

MEA203C
MEA223D
MEA227D
E4
Excluding electrical subsystems of mechanical, powerplant or structural systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA211C
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA343B
E5
Excluding instrument subsystems of mechanical, powerplant or structural systems
X
X
X
X
 

MEA205C MEA207C
MEA224C
MEA225C
MEA226D
MEA228D
MEA230C
MEA231C
MEA235B
E5
Excluding instrument subsystems of mechanical, powerplant or structural systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA211C
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA343B
E6
Excluding avionics LRUs
X
X
X
X
 

MEA205C
MEA206C
MEA207C
MEA224C
MEA225C
MEA226D
MEA228D
MEA229D
MEA230C
MEA231C – may be taken instead of MEA225C and MEA230C where ratings sought are entirely helicopter.
MEA232C
MEA235B
E6
Excluding avionics LRUs
 
 
 
 
X

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA211C
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA343B
E7
Excluding instrument aspects of avionic systems – ATA22, 27, 31, 34 and 42
X
X
X
X
 

MEA205C MEA207C
MEA224C
MEA225C
MEA226D
MEA228D
MEA230C
MEA231C
MEA235B
E7
Excluding instrument aspects of avionic systems – ATA22, 27, 31, 34 and 42
 
 
 
 
X

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA211C
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA343B
E8
Excluding radio aspects of avionic systems – ATA23, 34, 42 and 44
X
X
X
X
 

MEA206C
MEA207C
MEA226D
MEA229D
MEA232C
MEA235B
E8
Excluding radio aspects of avionic systems – ATA23, 34, 42 and 44
 
 
 
 
X

MEA357A
E9
Excluding fabric surfaces
X
X
X
X
 

MEA359A
E10
Excluding wooden structures
X
X
X
X
 

MEA206C
MEA215C
E11
Excluding audio CVR systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA307C  MEA315C
E12
Excluding propellers
X
X
 
 
 

MEA302C
MEA309C
E13
Excluding hydraulics – ATA29
X
X
X
X
 

MEA201B
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA362A
E14
Excluding vapour cycle air-conditioning aspects of ATA21
X
X
X
X
 

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA211C
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA303D
MEA310C
E15
Excluding air-conditioning aspects of ATA21 (for pressurised aircraft)
X
 
 
 
 

MEA201B
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA355A
E15
Excluding air-conditioning aspects of ATA21 (for unpressurised aircraft and helicopters)
X
 
X
 
 

MEA201B
MEA203C
MEA208C
MEA211C
MEA219C
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA303D
MEA310C
MEA317C
MEA323B
E16
Excluding pressurisation aspects of ATA21
X
 
 
 
 

MEA201B
MEA246C
MEA356A
E16
Excluding pressurisation aspects of ATA21
 
X
 
 
 

 
E17
Not allocated
 
 
 
 
 

MEA206C
MEA214C
E18
Excluding ADF systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA206C
MEA214C – or the following 2 units in lieu of MEA214C
MEA226D
MEA229D
E19
Excluding VOR systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA206C
MEA207C
MEA216C
E20
Excluding ILS systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA220C
E21
Excluding weather radar systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA221C
E22
Excluding ATC transponder systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA221C
E23
Excluding radio altimeter systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA221C
E24
Excluding DME systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA221C
E25
Excluding Doppler systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA206C
MEA207C
MEA234C
E26
Excluding satellite navigation systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA291A
E27
Excluding autopilots
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA217C, or
MEA218C
(if helicopter systems are being maintained)
E28
Excluding multi-axis autopilots
 
 
 
 
X

MEA205C
MEA213C
E29
Excluding remote indicating compass systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA207C
MEA233C
E30
Excluding inertial navigation and reference systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA208C
MEA219C
E31
Excluding pressurisation systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA202C
MEA210C
MEA277A
E32
Excluding electrical systems in aircraft equipped with multi-generator powered systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA306C
MEA313C
E33
Excluding supercharging
 
X
 
X
 

MEA207C
and any one of
MEA227D
MEA228D
MEA229D
MEA230C
MEA231C
MEA232C
MEA278A
E34
Excluding digital systems
 
 
 
 
X

MEA317C
MEA339C
E35
Excluding pressurised structures
X
X
 
 
 

MEA306C
MEA313C
E36
Excluding carburettor systems
 
X
 
X
 

MEA306C
MEA313C
E37
Excluding fuel injection systems
 
X
 
X
 

MEA306C
MEA313C
E38
Excluding turbo supercharging systems
 
X
 
X
 

MEA303D
MEA310C
E39
Excluding airframe ice protection systems
X
 
X
 
 

MEA303D
MEA310C
E40
Excluding airframe fire protection systems
X
X
X
X
 

MEA209C
MEA222C
E41
Excluding oxygen systems
X
X
X
X
 

MEA201B
MEA202C
MEA210C
MEA246C
MEA260B
MEA302C
MEA309C
E42
Excluding landing gear retraction systems
X
X
X
X
 

MEA357A
E43
Excluding fabric other than flight controls
X
X
X
X
 

MEA201B
MEA246C
MEA260B
E44
Excluding wiring repairs
X
X
X
X