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The Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order 1989

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CITATION, COMMENCEMENT AND REVOCATION

    1. 1.Citation and Commencement

    2. 2.Revocation and Transitional Provisions

  3. PART I REGISTRATION AND MARKING OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 3.Aircraft to be registered

    2. 4.Registration of aircraft in the Territory

    3. 5.Nationality and registration marks

  4. PART II AIR OPERATORS' CERTIFICATES

    1. 6.Issue of air operators certificates

  5. PART III AIRWORTHINESS AND EQUIPMENT OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 7.Certificate of airworthiness to be in force

    2. 8.Issue, renewal, etc., of certificates of airworthiness

    3. 9.Certificate of maintenance review

    4. 10.Technical log

    5. 11.Inspection, overhaul, repair, replacement and modification

    6. 12.Licensing of maintenance engineers

    7. 13.Equipment of aircraft

    8. 14.Radio equipment of aircraft

    9. 15.Aircraft, engine and propeller log books

    10. 16.Aircraft weight schedule

    11. 17.Access and inspection for airworthiness purposes

  6. PART IV AIRCRAFT CREW AND LICENSING

    1. 18.Composition of crew of aircraft

    2. 19.Members of flight crew-requirement of licences

    3. 20.Grant, renewal and effect of Flight Crew Licences

    4. 21.Validation of licences

    5. 22.Personal flying log book

    6. 23.Instruction in flying

    7. 24.Glider pilot-minimum age

  7. PART V OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 25.Operations Manual

    2. 26.Training manual

    3. 27.Public transport-operators responsibilities

    4. 28.Loading-public transport aircraft and suspended loads

    5. 29.Public transport-operating conditions

    6. 30.Aircraft registered in the Territory-Aerodrome operating minima

    7. 31.Aircraft not registered in the Territory-aerodrome operating minima

    8. 32.Preflight action by commander of aircraft

    9. 33.Pilots to remain at controls

    10. 33A.Wearing of survival suits by crew

    11. 34.Public transport of passengers-duties of commander

    12. 35.Operation of radio in aircraft

    13. 36.Minimum navigation performance

    14. 37.Use of flight recording systems and preservation of records

    15. 38.Towing of gliders

    16. 39.Towing, picking up and raising of persons and articles

    17. 40.Dropping of animals and articles

    18. 41.Dropping of persons

    19. 42.Issue of aerial application certificates

    20. 43.Carriage of weapons and of munitions of war

    21. 44.Carriage of dangerous goods

    22. 45.Method of carriage of persons

    23. 46.Exits and break-in markings

    24. 47.Imperilling safety of aircraft

    25. 48.Imperilling safety of any person or property

    26. 49.Drunkenness in aircraft

    27. 50.Smoking in aircraft

    28. 51.Authority of commander of aircraft

    29. 52.Stowaways

  8. PART VI FATIGUE OF CREW

    1. 53.Application and interpretation of Part VI

    2. 54.Fatigue of crew-operator’s responsibilities

    3. 55.Fatigue of crew-responsibilities of crew

    4. 56.Flight times-responsibilities of flight crew

  9. PART VII DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS

    1. 57.Documents to be carried

    2. 58.Records to be kept

    3. 59.Production of documents and records

    4. 60.Power to inspect and copy documents and records

    5. 61.Preservation of documents, etc.

    6. 62.Revocation, suspension and variation of certificates, licences and other documents

    7. 62A.Revocation, suspension or variation of permissions, etc granted under Article 83 or Article 84

    8. 63.Offences in relation to documents and records

  10. PART VIII CONTROL OF AIR TRAFFIC

    1. 64.Rules of the air and air traffic control

    2. 65.Licensing of air traffic controllers, student air traffic controllers and aerodrome flight information service officers

    3. 66.Prohibition of unlicensed air traffic controllers, student air traffic controllers and aerodrome flight information service officers

    4. 67.Flight Information Service Manual

    5. 68.Incapacity of air traffic controllers

    6. 69.Power to prohibit or restrict flying

    7. 70.Balloons, kites, airships, gliders and parascending parachutes

  11. PART IX AERODROMES, AERONAUTICAL LIGHTS AND DANGEROUS LIGHTS

    1. 71.Aerodromes: public transport of passengers and instruction in flying

    2. 72.Use of Government aerodromes

    3. 73.Licensing of aerodromes

    4. 74.Radio equipment at aerodromes

    5. 75.Records at aerodromes

    6. 76.Charges at aerodromes licensed for public use

    7. 77.Use of aerodromes by aircraft of Contracting States and of the Commonwealth

    8. 78.Noise and vibration caused by aircraft on aerodromes

    9. 79.Aeronautical lights

    10. 80.Dangerous lights

    11. 81.Customs and Excise airports

    12. 82.Aviation Fuel at Aerodromes

  12. PART X GENERAL

    1. 83.Restriction with respect to carriage for hire or reward in aircraft registered outside the Territory

    2. 84.Restriction with respect to aerial photography and survey from aircraft registered outside the Territory

    3. 85.Flights over any foreign country

    4. 86.Mandatory reporting

    5. 87.Power to prevent aircraft flying

    6. 88.Right of access to aerodromes and other places

    7. 89.Obstruction of persons

    8. 90.Enforcement of directions

    9. 91.Penalties

    10. 92.Extra-territorial effect of the Order

    11. 93.Application of Order to British-controlled aircraft not registered in the Territory

    12. 94.Application of Order to the Crown and visiting forces etc.

    13. 95.Exemption from Order

    14. 96.Appeal to Supreme Court

    15. 97.Application of Order

    16. 98.Regulations by the Governor: Fees

    17. 99.Interpretation

    18. 100.Saving

    19. 101.Small aircraft

  13. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART A TABLE OF GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF AIRCRAFT

      2. PART B NATIONALITY AND REGISTRATION MARKS OF AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THE TERRITORY

        1. 1.The nationality mark of the aircraft shall be a group...

        2. 2.The nationality and registration marks shall be displayed to the...

        3. 3.The nationality and registration marks shall also be inscribed, together...

        4. 4.The nationality and registration marks shall be painted on the...

        5. I.Position of marks (a) Flying Machines and Gliders

        6. II.Size of Marks (a) Flying Machines and Gliders

        7. III.Width and Spacing of Marks (a) The width of each...

      3. PART C AIRCRAFT DEALER'S CERTIFICATE—CONDITIONS

        1. 1.The operator of the aircraft shall be the registered owner...

        2. 2.The aircraft shall fly only for the purpose of:

        3. 3.Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 32 of this...

        4. 4.The aircraft shall fly only within the Territory.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      A AND B CONDITIONS

      1. A Conditions

      2. B Conditions

    3. SCHEDULE 3

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT

      1. 1.Every aircraft of a description specified in the first column...

      2. 2.The equipment carried in an aircraft as being necessary for...

      3. 3.The following items of equipment shall not be required to...

      4. 5.The scales of equipment indicated in the foregoing Table shall...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      RADIO AND RADIO NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT TO BE CARRIED IN AIRCRAFT

      1. 1.Every aircraft shall be provided, when flying in the circumstances...

      2. 3.The scales of radio and radio navigation equipment indicated in...

      3. 4.In this Schedule— (1) “automatic direction finding equipment” means radio...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AIRCRAFT, ENGINE AND PROPELLER LOG BOOKS

      1. 1.Aircraft Log Book The following entries shall be included in...

      2. 2.Engine Log Book

      3. 3.Variable Pitch Propeller Log Book

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      AREAS SPECIFIED IN CONNECTION WITH THE CARRIAGE OF FLIGHT NAVIGATORS AS MEMBERS OF THE FLIGHT CREWS OR APPROVED NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      FLIGHT CREW OF AIRCRAFT: LICENCES AND RATINGS

      1. PART A— LICENCES

        1. Minimum Age Period of Validity, Privileges

          1. 1.Aeroplane Pilots

          2. 2.Helicopter and Gyroplane Pilots

          3. 3.Balloon and Airship Pilots

          4. 4.Glider Pilots

          5. 5.Other Flight Crew

      2. PART B— RATINGS

        1. 1.The following ratings may be included in a pilot’s licence...

        2. 2.An aircraft rating included in a flight engineer’s licence shall...

        3. 3.For the purposes of this Schedule— “Solo flight” means a...

      3. PART C— CERTIFICATE OF TEST OR EXPERIENCE

        1. 1.(a) A certificate of test or a certificate of experience...

        2. 2.Certificate of test

        3. 3.Nature of test

        4. 4.Period of Validity of Certificate of Test

        5. 5.Certificate of experience

        6. 6.Period of experience

        7. 7.Period of Validity of Certificate of Experience

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS: RATINGS

      1. 1.The holder of a licence which includes ratings of two...

      2. 2.Ratings of the following classes may be included in an...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      PUBLIC TRANSPORT—OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. PART A.— OPERATIONS MANUEL

      2. PART B.— CREW TRAINING AND TESTS

        1. 1.The training, experience, practice and periodical tests required under Article...

        2. 2.(1) The records required to be maintained by an operator...

      3. PART C.— TRAINING MANUAL

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      DOCUMENTS TO BE CARRIED BY AIRCRAFT REGISTERED IN THE TERRITORY

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      PENALTIES

      1. PART A— PROVISIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 91(5)

      2. PART B— PROVISIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 91(6)

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      RULES OF THE AIR AND AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

      1. SECTION I

        INTERPRETATION

        1. 1.In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires— “Air traffic...

      2. SECTION II

        GENERAL

        1. 2.Application of Rules to aircraft

        2. 3.Misuse of Signals and Markings

        3. 4.Reporting hazardous conditions

        4. 5.Low flying

        5. 6.Simulated instrument flight

        6. 7.Practice Instrument Approaches

      3. SECTION III

        LIGHTS AND OTHER SIGNALS TO BE SHOWN OR MADE BY AIRCRAFT

        1. 8.General

        2. 9.Display of lights by aircraft

        3. 10.Failure of navigation and anti-collision lights

        4. 11.(1) A flying machine when flying at night shall display...

        5. 12.Gliders

        6. 13.Free balloons

        7. 14.Captive balloons and kites

        8. 15.Airships

      4. SECTION IV

        GENERAL FLIGHT RULES

        1. 16.Weather reports and forecasts

        2. 17.Rules for avoiding aerial collisions

        3. 18.Aerobatic manoeuvres

        4. 19.Right-hand traffic Rule

        5. 20.Notification of arrival and departure

        6. 21.Flight in notified airspace

        7. 22.Choice of VFR or IFR

      5. SECTION V

        VISUAL FLIGHT RULES

        1. 23.The Visual Flight Rules shall be as follows:—

      6. SECTION VI

        INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES

        1. 24.The Instrument Flight Rules shall be as follows:

        2. 25.Minimum height

        3. 26.Quadrantal Rule and semi-circular Rule

        4. 27.Flight plan and air traffic control clearance

        5. 28.Position reports

      7. SECTION VII

        AERODROME TRAFFIC RULES

        1. 29.Application of aerodrome traffic Rules

        2. 30.Visual signals

        3. 31.Movement of aircraft on aerodromes

        4. 32.Access to and movement of persons and vehicles on the aerodrome

        5. 33.Right of way on the ground

        6. 34.Launching, picking up and dropping of tow ropes etc.

        7. 35.Flight within aerodrome traffic zones

        8. 36.Use of radio navigation aids

      8. SECTION VIII

        AERODROME SIGNALS AND MARKINGS; VISUAL AND AURAL SIGNALS

        1. 37.General

        2. 38.Signals in the signals area

        3. 39.Markings for Paved Runways and Taxiways

        4. 40.Markings on unpaved manoeuvring areas

        5. 41.Signals visible from the ground

        6. 42.Lights and pyrotechnic signals for control of aerodrome traffic

        7. 43.Marshalling signals (from a marshaller to an aircraft)

        8. 44.Marshalling signals (from a pilot of an aircraft to a marshaller)

        9. 45.Distress, urgency and safety signals

        10. 46.Warning signals to aircraft in flight

      9. SECTION IX

        AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

        1. 47.Provision of air traffic services

        2. 48.Use of radio call signs at aerodromes

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      AIR NAVIGATION (GENERAL) REGULATIONS

      1. 1.Load Sheets

      2. 2.Weight and Performance: General provisions

      3. 3.Weight and Performance of Public Transport Aeroplanes having no Performance Group Classification in their Certificates of Airworthiness

      4. 4.Weight and Performance of Public Transport Aeroplanes classified as Aeroplanes of Performance Group A in their Certificates of Airworthiness

      5. 5.Weight and performance of public transport aeroplanes classified as aeroplanes of performance group C in their certificate of airworthiness

      6. 6.Weight and performance of public transport aeroplanes classified as aeroplanes of performance group D in their certificate of airworthiness

      7. 7.Weight and performance of public transport aeroplanes classified as aeroplanes of performance group E in their certificates of airworthiness

      8. 8.Weight and performance of public transport aeroplanes classified as aeroplanes of performance group X in their certificates of airworthiness

      9. 9.Weight and performance of public transport helicopters classified as helicopters of Performance Group A in their Certificate of Airworthiness

      10. 10.Weight and performance of public transport helicopters classified as helicopters of Performance Group A (Restricted) in their Certificate of Airworthiness

      11. 11.Weight and performance of public transport helicopters classified as helicopters of Performance Group B in their Certificate of Airworthiness

      12. 12.Noise and vibration caused by aircraft on aerodromes

      13. 13.Certificates of maintenance review and release to service-issue by maintenance engineers licensed by prescribed countries

      14. 14.Aeroplanes flying for the purpose of public transport of passengers-aerodrome facilities for approach to landing and landing

      15. 15.Pilot maintenance—prescribed repairs or replacements

      16. 16.Mandatory reporting—prescribed reportable occurrences, time and manner of reporting and information to be reported

      17. 17.Minimum navigation performance specifications-prescribed airspace and navigation performance capability

      18. ANNEX WEIGHT AND PERFORMANCE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT AEROPLANES HAVING NO PERFORMANCE GROUP CLASSIFICATION IN THEIR CERTIFICATES OF AIRWORTHINESS

        1. All aeroplanes

        2. Aeroplanes of a specified maximum total weight authorised exceeding 5,700 kg. and aeroplanes of a specified maximum total weight authorised not exceeding 5,700 kg. which comply with neither condition (1)(a) nor condition (1)(b)

        3. Aeroplanes of a specified maximum total weight authorised not exceeding 5,700 kg. and which comply with either condition (1)(a) or condition (1)(b), or with both these conditions

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      THE AIR NAVIGATION (DANGEROUS GOODS) REGULATIONS

      1. 1.Citation

      2. 2.Interpretation

      3. 3.Carriage of dangerous goods

      4. 4.Documentation

      5. 5.Shipper’s responsibilities

      6. 6.Operator’s responsibilities

      7. 7.Method of loading by operator

      8. 8.Provision of information and training programmes by operators and shippers

      9. 9.Production of documents and records

      10. 10.Dropping articles for agricultural, horticultural or forestry purposes

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Territories to which this Order applies

  14. Explanatory Note

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