Part 66 Manual of Standards Amendment Instrument 2012 (No. 1)

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I, TERENCE LINDSAY FARQUHARSON, Acting Director of Aviation Safety, a delegate 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
04 April 2012
Part 66 Manual of Standards Amendment Instrument 2012 (No. 1)
1          Name of instrument
                 This instrument is the Part 66 Manual of Standards Amendment Instrument 2012 (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 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Amendments
[1]       After sub-sub-subparagraph 66.A.20 (a) 4. (ii) (C)
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(D)   functional checks of avionic systems that can be conducted as a simple test;
[2]       Section 66.A.20, Table 1, Pressurisation, air conditioning and equipment cooling systems (ATA 21), column 3, Conditions or limitations
omit
, if endorsed on the licence
[3]       Section 66.A.20, Table 1, Transitional privileges
substitute
Transitional privileges
Despite Table 1 and the exclusions annotated on a licence issued under Part 66 of CASR 1998, and to be without doubt:
     1.   a person who held an aircraft maintenance engineer licence under regulation 31 of CAR 1988 to which regulation 202.341 applies; or
     2.   a person who, in accordance with subregulation 202.343 (2) or 202.344 (2), is taken to be entitled to the issue of an aircraft maintenance engineer licence:
(1)    by previously holding, or becoming qualified for, an engine category Group 1 or 2 rating, or an airframe category Group 1, 2 or 19 rating, may perform maintenance certifications and issue certificates of release to service in relation to any of the following kinds of maintenance to which that licence or rating applied or would have applied:
        (a)  for a Category B1 licence, on aircraft:
   (i)  fitted with a single generator; and
  (ii)  approved only for V.F.R. operations;
              all electrical maintenance;
        (b)  for a Category B1 licence, on aircraft approved only for V.F.R. operations:
   (i)  for aircraft general instruments (excluding RMI, inertial navigation and multi-axis autopilots), all instrument system maintenance; and
  (ii)  for aircraft radio systems, periodic inspections;
(2)    by previously holding, or becoming qualified for, an engine or airframe category rated licence, may perform maintenance certifications and issue certificates of release to service in relation to any of the following kinds of maintenance to which that licence and rating applied:
        (a)  for a category B1 licence, for structural, powerplant, mechanical, electrical and avionic systems on aircraft covered by the licence:
   (i)  daily or manufacturers’ equivalent inspection; and
  (ii)  check of the condition of security of attachment of wiring, plumbing, parts and appliances; and
(iii)  maintenance of instrument, or electrical, parts and appliances forming part of the powerplant, mechanical or structural systems, where the maintenance:
A.   is limited to external mechanical adjustments to facilitate correct operation of powerplant or mechanical or structural systems; or
B.   is limited to replacement of instrument, or electrical, parts and appliances, connected by simple twist or terminal connectors; and
C.   excludes instrument or electrical parts and appliances, where maintenance involves functional tests and adjustments requiring the use of external specialised test equipment.
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MEA113B
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MEA113C
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MEA116B
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[31]     Appendix IV
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MEA324B
Perform structural repair and modification assessment and evaluation
 
 
 
 
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X
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X
 
[32]     Appendix IV, new unit of competency
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MEA348A
Perform scheduled line maintenance activities on piston engine rotary wing aircraft
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
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MEA365A
Assess structural repair and modification requirements and evaluate structural repairs and modifications
 
 
 
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[33]     Appendix IV, new unit of competency
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Basic repair of aircraft internal fittings during line maintenance
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MSAENV272B
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
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