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The Air Navigation Order 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CITATION, COMMENCEMENT AND REVOCATION

    1. 1.Citation and Commencement

    2. 2.Revocation

  3. PART I REGISTRATION AND MARKING OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 3.Aircraft to be registered

    2. 4.Registration of aircraft in the United Kingdom

    3. 5.Nationality and registration marks

  4. PART II AIR OPERATORS' CERTIFICATES

    1. 6.Issue of air operators' certificates

    2. 7.Issue of police air operators' certificate

  5. PART III AIRWORTHINESS AND EQUIPMENT OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 8.Certificate of airworthiness to be in force

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

    3. 10.Certificate of maintenance review

    4. 11.Technical Log

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

    6. 13.Licensing of maintenance engineers

    7. 14.Equipment of aircraft

    8. 15.Radio equipment of aircraft

    9. 16.Minimum equipment requirements

    10. 17.Aircraft, engine and propeller log books

    11. 18.Aircraft weight schedule

    12. 19.Access and inspection for airworthiness purposes

  6. PART IV AIRCRAFT CREW AND LICENSING

    1. 20.Composition of crew of aircraft

    2. 21.Members of flight crew—requirement for licence

    3. 22.Grant, renewal and effect of flight crew licences

    4. 23.Validation of Licences

    5. 24.Personal flying log book

    6. 25.Instruction in flying

    7. 26.Glider pilot—minimum age

  7. PART V OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 27.Operations manual

    2. 28.Police operations manual

    3. 29.Training manual

    4. 30.Public transport—operator’s responsibilities

    5. 31.Loading—public transport aircraft and suspended loads

    6. 32.Public transport—operating conditions

    7. 33.Aircraft registered in the United Kingdom—aerodrome operating minima

    8. 34.Public transport aircraft not registered in the United Kingdom—aerodrome operating minima

    9. 35.Non-public transport aircraft—aerodrome operating minima

    10. 36.Pilots to remain at controls

    11. 37.Wearing of survival suits by crew

    12. 38.Pre-flight action by commander of aircraft

    13. 39.Passenger briefing by commander

    14. 40.Public transport of passengers—additional duties of commander

    15. 41.Operation of radio in aircraft

    16. 42.Minimum navigation performance

    17. 43.Area navigation equipment—aircraft registered in the United kingdom

    18. 44.Area navigation equipment—aircraft not registered in the United Kingdom

    19. 45.Use of flight recording systems and preservation of records

    20. 46.Towing of gliders

    21. 47.Towing, picking up and raising of persons and articles

    22. 48.Dropping of articles and animals

    23. 49.Dropping of persons

    24. 50.Issue of aerial application certificates

    25. 51.Carriage of weapons and of munitions of war

    26. 52.Carriage of dangerous goods

    27. 53.Method of carriage of persons

    28. 54.Exits and break-in markings

    29. 55.Endangering safety of an aircraft

    30. 56.Endangering safety of any person or property

    31. 57.Drunkenness in aircraft

    32. 58.Smoking in aircraft

    33. 59.Authority of commander of aircraft

    34. 60.Stowaways

    35. 61.Exhibitions of flying

  8. PART VI FATIGUE OF CREW

    1. 62.Application and interpretation of Part VI

    2. 63.Fatigue of crew—operator’s responsibilities

    3. 64.Fatigue of crew—responsibilities of crew

    4. 65.Flight times—responsibilities of flight crew

  9. PART VII DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS

    1. 66.Documents to be carried

    2. 67.Records to be kept

    3. 68.Production of documents and records

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

    5. 70.Preservation of documents, etc.

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

    7. 72.Revocation, suspension and variation of permissions, etc. granted under article 102 or article 104

    8. 73.Offences in relation to documents and records

  10. PART VIII MOVEMENT OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 74.Rules of the Air

    2. 75.Power to prohibit or restrict flying

    3. 76.Balloons, kites, airships, gliders and parascending parachutes

  11. PART IX AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES

    1. 77.Requirement for permission for the provision of air traffic services

    2. 78.Manual of Air Traffic Services

    3. 79.Provision of air traffic services

    4. 80.Use of radio call signs at aerodromes

    5. 81.Licensing of air traffic controllers and student air traffic controllers

    6. 82.Approval of courses and persons

    7. 83.Prohibition of unlicensed air traffic controllers and student air traffic controllers

    8. 84.Incapacity of air traffic controllers

    9. 85.Prohibition of drunkenness etc. of controllers

    10. 86.Fatigue of air traffic controllers—air traffic controllers' responsibilities

    11. 87.Licensing of flight information service officers

    12. 88.Prohibition of unlicensed flight information service officers

    13. 89.Flight Information Service Manual

  12. PART X AERODROMES, AERONAUTICAL LIGHTS AND DANGEROUS LIGHTS

    1. 90.Aerodromes—public transport of passengers and instruction in flying

    2. 91.Use of Government and Authority aerodromes

    3. 92.Licensing of aerodromes

    4. 93.Aeronautical radio stations

    5. 94.Aeronautical radio station records

    6. 95.Charges at aerodromes licensed for public use

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

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

    9. 98.Aeronautical lights

    10. 99.Dangerous lights

    11. 100.Customs and Excise airports

    12. 101.Aviation fuel at aerodromes

  13. PART XI GENERAL

    1. 102.Restriction with respect to carriage for valuable consideration in aircraft registered outside the United Kingdom

    2. 103.Filing and approval of tariffs

    3. 104.Restriction with respect to aerial photography, aerial survey and aerial work in aircraft registered outside the United Kingdom

    4. 105.Flights over any foreign country

    5. 106.Mandatory reporting

    6. 107.Power to prevent aircraft flying

    7. 108.Right of access to aerodromes and other places

    8. 109.Obstruction of persons

    9. 110.Enforcement of directions

    10. 111.Penalties

    11. 112.Extra-territorial effect of the Order

    12. 113.Aircraft in transit over certain United Kingdom territorial waters

    13. 114.Application of Order to British-controlled aircraft not registered in the United Kingdom

    14. 115.Application of Order to the Crown and visiting forces, etc.

    15. 116.Exemption from Order

    16. 117.Appeal to County Court or Sheriff’s Court

    17. 118.Interpretation

    18. 119.Public transport and aerial work

    19. 120.Saving

    20. 121.Small aircraft

    21. 122.Approval of persons to furnish reports

    22. 123.Competent authority for technical harmonisation

  14. 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 UNITED KINGDOM

        1. 1.General (1) The nationality mark of the aircraft shall be...

        2. 2.Position and Size of Marks (1) The position and size...

        3. 3.Width, Spacing and Thickness of Marks (1) For the purposes...

      3. PART C

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      A AND B CONDITIONS

      1. 1.An aircraft registered in the United Kingdom may fly for...

      2. 2.(a) In the case of an aircraft falling within paragraph...

      3. 3.The aircraft shall be: (a) an aircraft in respect of...

      4. 4.The aircraft and its engines shall be certified as fit...

      5. 5.The aircraft shall carry the minimum flight crew specified in...

      6. 6.The aircraft shall not carry any persons or cargo except...

      7. 7.The aircraft shall not fly over any congested area of...

      8. 8.Without prejudice to the provisions of article 20(2) of this...

      9. 1.An aircraft may fly for a purpose set out in...

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

      11. 3.The flight shall be operated by a person approved by...

      12. 4.If not registered in the United Kingdom the aircraft shall...

      13. 5.Without prejudice to the provisions of article 20(2) of this...

      14. 6.No person shall act as pilot in command of the...

      15. 7.The aircraft shall not carry any cargo, or any persons...

      16. 8.The aircraft shall not fly, except in accordance with procedures...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CATEGORIES OF AIRCRAFT

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT

      1. 1.(a) Every aircraft of a description specified in the first...

      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. Scale A

      6. Scale AA

      7. Scale B

      8. Scale C

      9. Scale D

      10. Scale E

      11. Scale EE

      12. Scale F

      13. Scale G

      14. Scale H

      15. Scale I

      16. Scale J

      17. Scale K

      18. Part I.Scale L1

      19. Part II.Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Vertical displacement...

      20. Scale L2

      21. Part I.Scale L2

      22. Unpressurised aircraft

      23. Part II.Unpressurised aircraft

      24. Pressurised aircraft

      25. Scale M

      26. Scale N

      27. Scale O

      28. Scale P

      29. Scale Q

      30. Scale R

      31. Scale S

      32. Scale SS

      33. Scale T

      34. Scale U

      35. Scale V

      36. Scale W

      37. Scale X

      38. Scale Y

      39. Scale Z

    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. 2.Table Aircraft and Circumstances of Flight Scale of Equipment Required...

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

      4. Scale A

      5. Scale B

      6. Scale C

      7. Scale D

      8. Scale E

      9. Scale F

      10. Scale G

      11. Scale H

      12. 4.Scale H

    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 The following entries shall be included in...

      3. 3.Variable Pitch Propeller Log Book The following entries shall be...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      1. 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 Private Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes) Minimum Age—17 years No...

          2. 2.Helicopter and Gyroplane Pilots Private Pilot’s Licence (Helicopers and Gyroplanes)...

          3. 3.Balloon and Airship Pilots Private Pilot’s Licence (Balloons and Airships)...

          4. 4.Glider Pilots Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Gliders) Minimum Age—18 years Maximum...

          5. 5.Other Flight Crew Flight Navigator’s Licence Minimum Age—21 years Maximum...

      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.(a) Subject to sub-paragraph (b), the holder of a licence...

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

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      PUBLIC TRANSPORT—OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. PART A— OPERATIONS MANUAL

      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 UNITED KINGDOM

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      PENALTIES

      1. PART A— PROVISIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 111(5)

      2. PART B— PROVISIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 111(6)

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      PARTS OF STRAITS SPECIFIED IN CONNECTION WITH THE FLIGHT OF AIRCRAFT IN TRANSIT OVER UNITED KINGDOM TERRITORIAL WATERS

      1. 1.The following parts of the straits named hereafter are hereby...

      2. 2.The parts of each of the Straits specified in paragraph...

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      AERODROME MANUAL

      1. TABLE OF COMPARISON

  15. Explanatory Note

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