Rs 748.216.1 Order Of The Foca Of September 6, 1984, On The Distinctive Marks Of Aircraft (Omda)

Original Language Title: RS 748.216.1 Ordonnance de l’OFAC du 6 septembre 1984 sur les marques distinctives des aéronefs (OMDA)

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748.216.1 order of the FOCA on the distinctive marks of aircraft (OMDA) on September 6, 1984, the federal Office of civil aviation (FOCA), view the art. 59 of the Federal law of December 21, 1948, on aviation, view of art. 12 of the order of 14 November 1973 on aviation, stop: Section 1 markings of aircraft registered art. Distinctive 1Marques in the application for registration of an aircraft in the Swiss number, OFAC register assigns a nationality and registration mark.

New content according to chapter I of the O of the FOCA on March 4, 2011, in effect since April 1, 2011 (RO 2011 1163).

Art. 2 brand of nationality the nationality of aircraft Swiss mark consists letters HB and weapons of the Swiss Confederation (coat of arms).
On reasoned request, the FOCA may exempt the operator of a Swiss aircraft of the obligation to include the coat of arms.
With the agreement of the authorities of the State of registry, the FOCA may authorize the affixing of the Swiss coat of arms on a plane that is not registered in the Swiss number registry: a. If this measure is in the interests of the Confederation; forgotten the source. If the aircraft is put into service by a Swiss company of commercial air traffic.

New expression by clause I of o of the FOCA on March 4, 2011, in effect since April 1, 2011 (RO 2011 1163). This amendment has been made throughout the text.
New content according to section I of the O of the FOCA Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).

Art. 3 registration mark the registration mark of the aircraft, helicopters and balloons is a group of three letters.
Other aircraft registration mark consists of a group of four digits at most.

Art. 4 identification marks registration and nationality will be affixed so as to resist time. they must stand out clearly from the background color of the aircraft. They will be kept intact and clean.

Art. 5 stamping letters and numbers letters and numbers will be placed either vertically or inclined 30 degrees at most, to the right or to the left, and devoid of any ornament (Appendix, figures 1 and 2). They can be either round, or square.
The letters and numbers will be size and uniform color.
The letters and figures must be remote 5 cm minimum from the edge of any part of the aircraft; they will be placed on flat surfaces. Readability is not reduced by Poles, joints or by the convexity of elements.
A hyphen will appear between the HB nationality mark and registration mark.

New content according to section I of the O of the FOCA Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).
Introduced by section I of the OFAC O on Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).

Art. 6Apposition of the coat of arms the coat of arms will be affixed in the official colors and devoid of any ornament. The cross of the coat of arms is white, vertical and bored; its branches are a sixth longer than they are wide. The red background of the coat of arms will have a height of at least 15 cm and is set apart from the colour of the aircraft; If necessary, the coat of arms will have a black or white border. The model shown in the annex to this order is crucial to the shape and size of the coat of arms (figure 3).
On aircraft, helicopters with tail, the gliders, gliders and airships, the coat of arms may be affixed to the vertical tailplane; may a. be isolated (annex, figure 4A); (b) completely cover the upper part of the tail; the cross will be equidistant from the front edges and back of it and must be remote 5 cm at least from the edge of any part of the aircraft (Appendix, figure 4B); c. having the form of a strip parallel to the longitudinal axis, on the length of the tail. the cross will appear in the middle and will be equidistant from the front edges and back of the tail should be remote 5 cm at least from the edge of any part of the aircraft (annex, figure 4 c).

The coat of arms may also be placed alone on the fuselage, in the extension of the registration mark; the registration mark and the coat of arms should form a unit; the height of the coat of arms must be identical to the letters of the registration mark (Appendix, figure 5).
The balloons will carry a Swiss flag of at least 100 cm from the side, visible from downstairs. It will be attached to the net or the envelope, or may be part of it (Appendix, figure 6).

New content according to section I of the O of the FOCA Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).
New content according to section I of the OFAC Sept. 21 O. 2000, in force since Nov. 1. 2000 (RO 2000 2488).

Art. 7Apposition on airplanes, gliders and gliders of nationality and registration marks will be placed parallel to the longitudinal axis of the aircraft.
The letters and numbers will be placed either on each side of the fuselage, between the trailing edge of the wing and the leading edge of the tail, or on each side of the tail. If it is a tail to multiple derivatives, they will be placed on the outside of the exterior derivative. On the planes and helicopters that the fuselage is tubular or lattice, they will be placed on both sides, on a suitable surface. The inscription on the outside of the engines attached to the fuselage fairings is permissible. Registrations will be 30 cm at least for planes and helicopters with the maximum take-off weight greater than 5700 kg, 20 cm at least for other aircraft and helicopters as well as for the gliders, gliders and airships. If, due to design special aircraft, the letters and numbers cannot be affixed according to these heights, the characters must match the 5 at least the diameter of the fuselage or its height measured at equal distance from the trailing edge of the wing and the leading edge of the tailplane. On the helicopters of special construction, we'll take as a reference the middle of fixed terms or the tail boom. The height of the characters will be not less than 15 cm (annex, figure 7).
The letters and numbers also appear on the underside of the left wing, if possible at the same distance attack and trailing edges. The top of the characters will be directed toward the leading edge. On aircraft, the minimum character height shall be 50 cm on gliders and gliders of 40 cm. If, due to the design particular aircraft, the letters and numbers cannot be affixed according to these heights, characters will match 5-less than the depth of the wing, measured at equal distance from the root and the tip of the wing. The height of the characters will be not less than 30 cm. On helicopters, the letters will be also placed on the lower part of the fuselage; the top of the letters will be directed to the edge of the fuselage. The minimum height of the characters shall be 40 cm (annex, figure 8).

New content according to section I of the O of the FOCA Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).

Art. 8 sealing on the balloons on the balloons, the characters will be affixed, in principle horizontally, at two opposite locations, where the horizontal section is the largest. They will have a height of at least 50 cm.
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Repealed by no I of the OFAC O on Feb 17. 1993 (1993 976 RO).

Art. 9 of stamping on other aircraft for any other aircraft, the FOCA fixed in each case where and how the marks of nationality and registration should be displayed.

Art. 10 special cases if the particular type or dimensions of the aircraft do not affix the nationality and registration marks against regulatory or in the prescribed dimensions, OFAC determines the execution mode.
The FOCA can grant exceptions to this order for aircraft classified in the special category, subcategory "historical aircraft", according to art. 7 of the order of 8 July 1985 concerning the admission and maintenance of aircraft.

[RO 1985 1567, 1993 2322, 1994 3076 art. 22 No. 2, 1995 125. RO 1995 4897 art. [53]. see currently O Sept. 18. 1995 on the airworthiness of aircraft (RS 748.215.1).
New content according to section I of the O of the FOCA Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).

Art. 11 type plate all aircraft except gliders, will have an identity plate.
The identity plate must be of a material whose melting point is above 1300 ° C.
The identity plate will measure at least 10 cm long and 3 cm wide, and again the letters HB and the aircraft registration marks. The characters will be engraved at a depth of 1 mm and will have at least 1.5 cm from the top.
The identity plate must be well visible and set near the entrance or at the back, on a fixed part of the aircraft.
On the balloons, the identity plate will be attached to the nacelle. If the same basket is used for several balls, we'll set the identity for each brand registration plate.

New content according to section I of the O of the FOCA Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).
Introduced by section I of the OFAC O on Feb 17. 1993, in effect since April 1, 1993 (RO 1993 976).

Section 2 distinctive brands of unregistered aircraft art. 11A...


Slope gliders must have a distinctive well visible, consisting of five digits at most, to a height of 40 cm, and affixed on the underside of the underbody surfaces.
The distinctive mark must correspond to the inscription in the certificate of insurance civil liability of the operator of slope glider.
The allocation and management of distinctive brands are handled by a body recognised by the Foca.
Slope gliders must have also a conspicuous plate bearing the following information: a. manufacturer; b. type; c. construction year; d. charges minimum and maximum set by the constructor.

Introduced by art. 22 No 3 of the DETEC from nov 24 O. 1994 on the aircraft of special categories, in effect since Jan. 1. 1995 (1994 3076 RO).
Repealed by no I of O of the FOCA on 4 March 2011, with effect from April 1, 2011 (RO 2011 1163).

Section 3 provisions final art. 12 repeal of the law in force the order of the federal Office for air may 14, 1965 on the marks of nationality and of registration of the aircraft is repealed.

[RO 1965 442, 1967 252, 1970 1616]

Art. 13 transitional provision all the marks of nationality and registration which have been affixed before the entry into force of this order, according to the provisions in force so far, continue to be admitted.

Art. 14 entry into force this order comes into force on November 1, 1984.

Annex (art. 5, para. 1, 6, al. 1 to 4, 7, par. 2 and 3 Figure 1 Detail A Detail B Detail C measures mandatory:-the character width: 3 of the height-width of the letter 'I' and the number '1': 6 of the height-width of the line: 6 of the height-length of the hyphen: 2 to 3 of the character height - the distance between characters) : 6 character - height distance between the hyphen and the nationality and registration mark: 4 the height of the character-special cases for the letters 'm' and 'W' and the numeral '7': see details - the width of the letters "M" and "W" must not exceed the height of the character.

Figure 2 maximum inclination of 30 ° to the left from the vertical maximum inclination of 30 ° to the right from the other vertical directions as to the letters and numbers vertical Figure 3 Figures 4 to 8 figures are not reproduced to scale.

Figure 4A Figure 4B Figure 4 c Figure 5 Figure 6 Figure 7 Figure 8 new content according to section II of the O of the FOCA 17 Feb. 1993 (RO 1993 976 1790). Update according to section I of the OFAC Sept. 21 O. 2000, in force since Nov. 1. 2000 (RO 2000 2488).

Status as of April 1, 2011

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