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The Air Navigation Order 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and Commencement

  3. 2.Revocation

  4. PART 1 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

  5. PART 2 Air Operators' Certificates

    1. 6.Grant of air operators' certificates

    2. 7.Grant of police air operators' certificates

  6. PART 3 Airworthiness and Equipment of Aircraft

    1. 8.Certificate of airworthiness to be in force

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

    3. 10.Validity of certificate of airworthiness

    4. 11.Issue, validity etc., of national permits to fly

    5. 12.Issue of EASA permits to fly

    6. 13.Issue etc. of certificates of validation of permits to fly or equivalent documents

    7. 14.Certificate of maintenance review

    8. 15.Technical Log

    9. 16.Requirement for a certificate of release to service

    10. 17.Requirement for a certificate of release to service under Part 145

    11. 18.Licensing of maintenance engineers

    12. 19.Equipment of aircraft

    13. 20.Radio equipment of aircraft

    14. 21.Minimum equipment requirements

    15. 22.Aircraft, engine and propeller log books

    16. 23.Aircraft weight schedule

    17. 24.Access and inspection for airworthiness purposes

  7. PART 4 Aircraft Crew and Licensing

    1. 25.Composition of crew of aircraft

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

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

    4. 28.Maintenance of privileges of aircraft ratings in United Kingdom licences for which there are no JAR-FCL equivalents except for Basic Commercial Pilot’s Licences and Flight Engineer’s Licences

    5. 29.Maintenance of privileges of aircraft ratings in JAR-FCL licences, United Kingdom licences for which there are JAR-FCL equivalents, United Kingdom Basic Commercial Pilot’s Licences and United Kingdom Flight Engineer’s Licences

    6. 30.Maintenance of privileges of aircraft ratings in National Private Pilot’s Licences

    7. 31.Maintenance of privileges of other ratings

    8. 32.Medical requirements

    9. 33.Miscellaneous licensing provisions

    10. 34.Validation of licences

    11. 35.Personal flying log book

    12. 36.Instruction in flying

    13. 37.Glider pilot—minimum age

  8. PART 5 Operation of Aircraft

    1. 38.Operations manual

    2. 39.Police operations manual

    3. 40.Training manual

    4. 41.Flight data monitoring, accident prevention and flight safety programme

    5. 42.Public transport—operator’s responsibilities

    6. 43.Loading—public transport aircraft and suspended loads

    7. 44.Public transport—aeroplanes—operating conditions and performance requirements

    8. 45.Public transport—helicopters—operating conditions and performance requirements

    9. 46.Public transport operations at night or in Instrument Meteorological Conditions by aeroplanes with one power unit which are registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

    10. 47.Public transport aircraft registered in the United Kingdom—aerodrome operating minima

    11. 48.Public transport aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom—aerodrome operating minima

    12. 49.Non-public transport aircraft—aerodrome operating minima

    13. 50.Pilots to remain at controls

    14. 51.Wearing of survival suits by crew

    15. 52.Pre-flight action by commander of aircraft

    16. 53.Passenger briefing by commander

    17. 54.Public transport of passengers—additional duties of commander

    18. 55.Operation of radio in aircraft

    19. 56.Minimum navigation performance

    20. 57.Height keeping performance—aircraft registered in the United Kingdom

    21. 58.Height keeping performance—aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

    22. 59.Area navigation and required navigation performance capabilities—aircraft registered in the United Kingdom

    23. 60.Area navigation and required navigation performance capabilities—aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

    24. 61.Use of airborne collision avoidance system

    25. 62.Use of flight recording systems and preservation of records

    26. 63.Towing of gliders

    27. 64.Operation of self-sustaining gliders

    28. 65.Towing, picking up and raising of persons and articles

    29. 66.Dropping of articles and animals

    30. 67.Dropping of persons and grant of parachuting permissions

    31. 68.Grant of aerial application certificates

    32. 69.Carriage of weapons and of munitions of war

    33. 70.Carriage of dangerous goods

    34. 71.Method of carriage of persons

    35. 72.Exits and break-in markings

    36. 73.Endangering safety of an aircraft

    37. 74.Endangering safety of any person or property

    38. 75.Drunkenness in aircraft

    39. 76.Smoking in aircraft

    40. 77.Authority of commander of an aircraft

    41. 78.Acting in a disruptive manner

    42. 79.Stowaways

    43. 80.Flying displays

  9. PART 6 Fatigue of Crew and Protection of Crew from Cosmic Radiation

    1. 81.Application and interpretation of Part 6

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

    3. 83.Fatigue of crew—responsibilities of crew

    4. 84.Flight times—responsibilities of flight crew

    5. 85.Protection of air crew from cosmic radiation

  10. PART 7 Documents and Records

    1. 86.Documents to be carried

    2. 87.Keeping and production of records of exposure to cosmic radiation

    3. 88.Production of documents and records

    4. 89.Production of air traffic service equipment documents and records

    5. 90.Power to inspect and copy documents and records

    6. 91.Preservation of documents, etc.

    7. 92.Revocation, suspension and variation of certificates, licences and other documents

    8. 93.Revocation, suspension and variation of permissions, etc. granted under article 138 or article 140

    9. 94.Offences in relation to documents and records

  11. PART 8 Movement of Aircraft

    1. 95.Rules of the Air

    2. 96.Power to prohibit or restrict flying

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

    4. 98.Regulation of small aircraft

    5. 99.Regulation of rockets

  12. PART 9 Air Traffic Services

    1. 100.Requirement for an air traffic control approval

    2. 101.Duty of person in charge to satisfy himself as to competence of controllers

    3. 102.Manual of air traffic services

    4. 103.Provision of air traffic services

    5. 104.Making of an air traffic direction in the interests of safety

    6. 105.Making of a direction for airspace policy purposes

    7. 106.Use of radio call signs at aerodromes

  13. PART 10 Licensing of Air Traffic Controllers

    1. 107.Prohibition of unlicensed air traffic controllers and student air traffic controllers

    2. 108.Grant and renewal of air traffic controller’s and student air traffic controller’s licences

    3. 109.Privileges of an air traffic controller’s licence and a student air traffic controller’s licence

    4. 110.Maintenance of validity of ratings and endorsements

    5. 111.Obligation to notify rating ceasing to be valid and change of unit

    6. 112.Requirement for medical certificate

    7. 113.Appropriate licence

    8. 114.Incapacity of air traffic controllers

    9. 115.Fatigue of air traffic controllers—air traffic controllers' responsibilities

    10. 116.Prohibition of acting under the influence of drink or a drug

    11. 117.Failing exams

    12. 118.Use of simulators

    13. 119.Approval of courses, persons and simulators

    14. 120.Acting as an air traffic controller and a student air traffic controller

  14. PART 11 Flight Information Services and Licensing of Flight Information Service Officers

    1. 121.Prohibition of unlicensed flight information service officers

    2. 122.Licensing of flight information service officers

    3. 123.Flight information service manual

  15. PART 12 Air Traffic Service Equipment

    1. 124.Air traffic service equipment

    2. 125.Air traffic service equipment records

  16. PART 13 Aerodromes, Aeronautical Lights and Dangerous Lights

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

    2. 127.Use of Government aerodromes

    3. 128.Licensing of aerodromes

    4. 129.Charges at aerodromes licensed for public use

    5. 130.Use of aerodromes by aircraft of Contracting States and of the Commonwealth

    6. 131.Noise and vibration caused by aircraft on aerodromes

    7. 132.Aeronautical lights

    8. 133.Lighting of en-route obstacles

    9. 134.Lighting of wind turbine generators in United Kingdom territorial waters

    10. 135.Dangerous lights

    11. 136.Customs and Excise aerodromes

    12. 137.Aviation fuel at aerodromes

  17. PART 14 General

    1. 138.Restriction on carriage for valuable consideration in aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

    2. 139.Filing and approval of tariffs

    3. 140.Restriction on aerial photography, aerial survey and aerial work in aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

    4. 141.Flights over any foreign country

    5. 142.Mandatory reporting of occurrences

    6. 143.Mandatory reporting of birdstrikes

    7. 144.Power to prevent aircraft flying

    8. 145.Right of access to aerodromes and other places

    9. 146.Obstruction of persons

    10. 147.Directions

    11. 148.Penalties

    12. 149.Extra-territorial effect of the Order

    13. 150.Aircraft in transit over certain United Kingdom territorial waters

    14. 151.Application of Order to British-controlled aircraft registered elsewhere than in the United Kingdom

    15. 152.Application of Order to the Crown and visiting forces, etc.

    16. 153.Exemption from Order

    17. 154.Appeal to County Court or Sheriff Court

    18. 155.Interpretation

    19. 156.Meaning of aerodrome traffic zone

    20. 157.Public transport and aerial work—general rules

    21. 158.Public transport and aerial work—exceptions—flying displays etc

    22. 159.Public transport and aerial work—exceptions—charity flights

    23. 160.Public transport and aerial work—exceptions—cost sharing

    24. 161.Public transport and aerial work—exceptions—recovery of direct costs

    25. 162.Public transport and aerial work—exceptions—jointly owned aircraft

    26. 163.Public transport and aerial work—exceptions—parachuting

    27. 164.Exceptions from application of provisions of the Order for certain classes of aircraft

    28. 165.Approval of persons to furnish reports

    29. 166.Certificates, authorisations, approvals and permissions

    30. 167.Competent authority

    31. 168.Saving

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ORDERS REVOKED

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CLASSIFICATION AND MARKING OF AIRCRAFT AND DEALER CERTIFICATION

      1. PART A Classification of aircraft

      2. PART B Nationality and registration marks of aircraft registered in the United Kingdom

        1. 1.General

        2. 2.Position and size of marks

        3. 3.Width, spacing and thickness of marks

      3. PART C Conditions in aircraft dealer’s certificate

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      A AND B CONDITIONS AND CATEGORIES OF CERTIFICATE OF AIRWORTHINESS

      1. PART A A and B Conditions

        1. 1.A Conditions

        2. 2.B Conditions

      2. PART B Categories of certificate of airworthiness and purposes for which aircraft may fly

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT

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

      2. 2.(1) If the aircraft is flying in a combination of...

      3. 3.(1) For the purposes of the Table in paragraph 5,...

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

      5. 5.Table Description of Aircraft Circumstances of Flight Scale of Equipment...

      6. 6.The scales of equipment indicated in the foregoing Table shall...

      7. Scale A

      8. Scale AA

      9. Scale B

      10. Scale C

      11. Scale D

      12. Scale E

      13. Scale EE

      14. Scale F

      15. Scale G

      16. Scale H

      17. Scale I

      18. Scale J

      19. Scale K

      20. Scale KK

      21. Scale L1

      22. Part I

      23. Part II

      24. A.Part II

      25. B.The whole period during which, after a failure to maintain...

      26. C.The whole period during which, after a failure to maintain...

      27. X.The flying machine is capable, at the time when a...

      28. Y.The flying machine is capable, at the time when a...

      29. Scale L2

      30. Part I

      31. Part II

      32. A.Part II

      33. Scale M

      34. Scale N

      35. Scale O

      36. Scale P

      37. Scale Q

      38. Scale R

      39. Scale S

      40. Scale SS

      41. Scale T

      42. Scale U

      43. Scale V

      44. Scale W

      45. Scale X

      46. Scale Y

      47. Scale Z

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      RADIO COMMUNICATION AND RADIO NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT TO BE CARRIED IN AIRCRAFT

      1. 1.Subject to paragraph 3, every aircraft shall be provided, when...

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

      3. 3.(1) In the case of sub-paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4)(a),...

      4. 4.The scales of radio communication and radio navigation equipment indicated...

      5. Scale A

      6. Scale B

      7. Scale C

      8. Scale D

      9. Scale E1

      10. Scale E2

      11. Scale E3

      12. Scale EE

      13. Scale F

      14. Scale G

      15. Scale H

      16. Scale J

      17. 5.Scale J

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AIRCRAFT, ENGINE AND PROPELLER LOG BOOKS

      1. 1.Aircraft log book

      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 SUITABLE NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

      1. Area A—Arctic

      2. Area B—Antarctic

      3. Area C—Sahara

      4. Area D—South America

      5. Area E—Pacific Ocean

      6. Area F—Australia

      7. Area G—Indian Ocean

      8. Area H—North Atlantic Ocean

      9. Area I—South Atlantic Ocean

      10. Area J—Northern Canada

      11. Area K—Northern Asia

      12. Area L—Southern Asia

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      FLIGHT CREW OF AIRCRAFT—LICENCES, RATINGS, QUALIFICATIONS AND MAINTENANCE OF LICENCE PRIVILEGES

      1. PART A Flight crew licences

        1. SECTION 1 United Kingdom Licences

          1. SUB-SECTION 1

            Aeroplane pilots

            1. Private Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

            2. Basic Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

            3. Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

            4. Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

          2. SUB-SECTION 2

            Helicopter and gyroplane pilots

            1. Private Pilot’s Licence (Helicopters)

            2. Private Pilot’s Licence (Gyroplanes)

            3. Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Helicopters and Gyroplanes)

            4. Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence (Helicopters and Gyroplanes)

          3. SUB-SECTION 3

            Balloon and airship pilots

            1. Private Pilot’s Licence (Balloons and Airships)

            2. Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Balloons)

            3. Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Airships)

          4. SUB-SECTION 4

            Glider pilots

            1. Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Gliders)

          5. SUB-SECTION 5

            Other flight crew

            1. Flight Navigator’s Licence

            2. Flight Engineer’s Licence

            3. Flight Radiotelephony Operator’s Licence

        2. SECTION 2 JAR-FCL Licences

          1. SUB-SECTION 1

            Aeroplane pilots

            1. Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)

            2. Commercial Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)

            3. Airline Transport Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)

          2. SUB-SECTION 2

            Helicopter pilots

            1. Private Pilot Licence (Helicopter)

            2. Commercial Pilot Licence (Helicopter)

            3. Airline Transport Pilot Licence (Helicopter)

          3. SECTION 3

            National Private Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

            1. National Private Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

      2. PART B Ratings and qualifications

        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— “Day” means the time...

      3. PART C Maintenance of licence privileges

        1. section 1

          Requirement for Certificate of Test or Experience

          1. 1.Appropriateness of certificate

          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

        2. section 2

          Requirement for Certificate of Revalidation

          1. 1.Appropriate certificate of revalidation

          2. 2.Type and class ratings

          3. 3.Forms of certificate of revalidation

        3. section 3

          Maintenance of Validity of National Private Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

          1. 1.A simple single engine aeroplane (NPPL) class rating included in...

          2. 2.A simple single engine aeroplane (NPPL) class rating shall be...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      PUBLIC TRANSPORT—OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. PART A Operations manual

        1. 1.Information and instructions relating to the following matters shall be...

        2. 2.In relation to any flight which is not one of...

      2. PART B Training manual

      3. PART C Crew training and tests

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

        2. 2.(1) Crew Every member of the crew shall— have been...

        3. 3.The records required to be maintained by an operator under...

        4. 4.The operator shall whenever called upon to do so by...

        5. 5.The operator shall at the request of any person in...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      DOCUMENTS TO BE CARRIED

      1. 1.Circumstances in which documents are to be carried

      2. 2.Description of documents

      3. 3.Definitions

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS—LICENCES, RATINGS, ENDORSEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE OF LICENCE PRIVILEGES

      1. PART A Air traffic controller licences

        1. 1.Air Traffic Controller’s Licence

        2. 2.Student Air Traffic Controller’s Licence

      2. PART B Ratings, rating endorsements and licence endorsements

        1. 1.Inclusion of ratings, rating endorsements and licence endorsements

        2. 2.Exercise of more than one function

        3. 3.Ratings and Rating Endorsements

        4. 4.Licence Endorsements

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE EQUIPMENT—RECORDS REQUIRED AND MATTERS TO WHICH THE CAA MAY HAVE REGARD

      1. PART A Records to be kept in accordance with article 125(1)

      2. PART B Records required in accordance with article 125(4)(c)

      3. PART C Matters to which the CAA may have regard in granting an approval of apparatus in accordance with article 125(5)

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      AERODROME MANUAL

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      PENALTIES

      1. PART A Provisions referred to in article 148(5)

      2. PART B Provisions referred to in article 148(6)

      3. PART C Provisions referred to in article 148(7)

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      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...

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