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Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Recommendation details
Output No: R19980284
Date issued: 04 February 1999
Safety action status:
Background: Why this Recommendation was developed

Output text

The Bureau of Air Safety Investigation recommends that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority:

(i) as a matter of some urgency, issue CAR 119. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority proposed this action in its 14 July 1995 response to Interim Recommendation 950074. The response stated (in part):

'Proposed new CAR part 119 dealing with operator certification will make it clear that operations manuals must be approved prior to issue of an AOC'; and

(ii) also approve subsequent amendments to operations manuals before the amendments become effective, as it currently does with maintenance manuals and training and checking manuals.

Initial response
Date issued: 22 March 2002
Response from: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Action status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

I refer to Investigation Report 9802830 on the accident involving Cessna A185E, VH-HTS AT Calabash Bay, NSW on 26 July 1998 generating Recommendations R199801279, R19980280 and R19980284. Please accept my apologies for the delay in my reply.


Recommendation R19980284

The ATSB recommends that CASA:

I. as a matter of some urgency, issued CAR119. CASA proposed this action in its 15 July 1995 response to Interim Recommendation 950074.

II. [The response stated (in part):'Proposed new CAR Part 119 dealing with operation certification will make it clear that operations manuals must be approved prior to issue of an AOC'.]

III. also approve subsequent amendments to operations manuals before the amendments become effective, as it currently does with maintenance manuals and training and checking manuals

CASA acknowledges the intent of the above recommendations and advises that these issues will be addressed in the proposed Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASRs) Parts 119, 121A and 121B.

A Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) for each of these CASR Parts will be released in April 2002. As part of the NPRM consultative process, industry and interested parties are invited to provide their comments and feedback to the proposed regulations.

 
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