Recommendation R20020244

Recommendation issued to: Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Recommendation details
Output No: R20020244
Date issued: 15 November 2002
Safety action status:

See ATSB report BS/20010005,

"Investigation into Ansett Australia maintenance safety deficiencies and the control of continuing airworthiness of Class A aircraft".

Output text

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau recommends that the Civil Aviation Safety Authority review relevant Australian civil aviation legislation and regulations to ensure that operators of Class A aircraft are required to have an acceptable system for receiving, assessing and actioning safety-related service documentation, in accordance with ICAO Annex 6, Part I, paragraph 8.5.2.

Initial response
Date issued: 30 January 2003
Response from: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Action status: Monitor
Response text:

The Authority acknowledges the intent of this Recommendation. It is anticipated that the suite of Maintenance Regulations, planned to be introduced in mid-2003, will provide this outcome. Notices of Proposed Rule Making for these Regulations were released for public comment in January 2002. Responses are being considered.

ATSB response:

The ATSB will continue to monitor the implementation of CASA's proposed safety action.

Further correspondence
Date issued: 13 April 2004
Response from: Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Response status: Closed - Accepted
Response text:

On 13 April 2004, CASA commenced Project CS 04/03 - Review/Amend CASR Parts 21-35 Airworthiness Standards. CASR Part 25 relates to aeroplanes in the transport category.

Last update 03 April 2012