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The Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and Commencement

  3. 2.Revocation

  4. 3.Interpretation

  5. PART 1

    1. 4.Regulations by the Governor

    2. 5.Publication of requirements

    3. 6.Designation by the Governor

    4. 7.Arrangements for giving effect to the Convention on International Civil Aviation

    5. 8.Power to prevent aircraft flying

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

    7. 10.Exemption from the Order

    8. 11.Revocation, suspension and variation of certificates, licences and other documents

    9. 12.Revocation, suspension and variation of permissions, etc. granted under article 135 or article 137

    10. 13.Review by the Governor

  6. PART 2

    1. 14.Aircraft to be registered

    2. 15.Registration of aircraft in the Territory

    3. 16.Qualifications for registration

    4. 17.Application for registration

    5. 18.Changes to the register

    6. 19.General provisions

    7. 20.Aircraft subject to a mortgage

    8. 21.Provision of information

    9. 22.Nationality and registration marks

  7. PART 3

    1. 23.Type Acceptance Certificate

    2. 24.Certificate of airworthiness to be in force

    3. 25.Issue, renewal and validity of certificate of airworthiness

    4. 26.Continued airworthiness

    5. 27.Certificate of airworthiness ceasing to be in force

    6. 28.Issue, re-issue etc of permit to fly

    7. 29.Permit to fly ceasing to be in force

    8. 30.Aircraft records

    9. 31.Completion and retention of records

    10. 32.Requirement for a certificate of release to service

    11. 33.Licensing and authorisations of maintenance engineers

    12. 34.Maintenance approval

    13. 35.Equipment of aircraft

    14. 36.Radio equipment of aircraft

    15. 37.Minimum equipment requirements

    16. 38.Aircraft weight schedule

    17. 39.Inspection for airworthiness purposes

  8. PART 4

    1. 40.Composition of crew of aircraft

    2. 41.Pilots required on commercial air transport flights

    3. 42.Required cabin crew of aircraft

    4. 43.Power to direct additional crew to be carried

    5. 44.Members of flight crew - requirement for licence

    6. 45.Requirement for appropriate licence – non-Territory registered aircraft

    7. 46.Flight crew licence requirements – exception to act as flight radiotelephony operator

    8. 47.Flight crew licence requirements – exception for solo flying training

    9. 48.Flight crew licence requirements – exception for dual flying training

    10. 49.Flight crew licence requirement – exception for flight engineers

    11. 50.Flight crew licence – exception for members of HM Forces

    12. 51.Grant, renewal and effect of flight crew licences

    13. 52.Maintenance of privileges of aircraft ratings in licences

    14. 53.Maintenance of privileges of other ratings in licences

    15. 54.Medical requirements for licence holders

    16. 55.Licence holder not to act as member of flight crew when unfit

    17. 56.Miscellaneous licensing provisions

    18. 57.Validation of licences

    19. 58.Personal flying logbook

    20. 59.Instruction in flying

    21. 60.Glider pilot-minimum age

  9. PART 5

    1. 61.Application and interpretation of Part 5

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

    3. 63.Fatigue of crew - responsibilities of crew

    4. 64.Flight times - responsibilities of flight crew

    5. 65.Protection of aircrew from cosmic radiation

    6. 66.Keeping and production of records of exposure to cosmic radiation

  10. PART 6

    1. 67.Rules of the Air

    2. 68.Power to prohibit or restrict flying

    3. 69.Flying Displays

    4. 70.Balloons

    5. 71.Gliders, kites and parascending parachutes

    6. 72.Airships

    7. 73.Regulation of small unmanned aircraft

  11. PART 7

    1. 74.Operation of aircraft

    2. 75.Non-commercial air transport aircraft – aerodrome operating minima

    3. 76.Pilot to remain at controls

    4. 77.Wearing of survival suits by crew

    5. 78.Pre-flight action by pilot-in-command of an aircraft

    6. 79.Passenger briefing by pilot-in-command

    7. 80.Survival equipment - non-commercial air transport flights

    8. 81.Use of oxygen - non-commercial air transport flights

    9. 82.Operation of radio in aircraft

    10. 83.Use of airborne collision avoidance system

    11. 84.Use of flight recording systems and preservation of records

    12. 85.Duties of pilot-in-command – search and rescue

    13. 86.Method of carriage of persons

    14. 87.Exits – commercial air transport aircraft

    15. 88.Marking of break-in areas

  12. PART 8

    1. 89.Area navigation and required navigation performance capabilities – aircraft registered in the Territory

    2. 90.Area navigation and required navigation performance capabilities – aircraft not registered in the Territory

    3. 91.Minimum navigation performance

    4. 92.Height keeping performance - aircraft registered in the Territory

    5. 93.Height keeping performance - aircraft not registered in the Territory

  13. PART 9

    1. 94.Issue of air operator’s certificate

    2. 95.Police air operations

    3. 96.Operations manual

    4. 97.Training programme

    5. 98.Flight data monitoring

  14. PART 10

    1. 99.Operator’s responsibilities

    2. 100.Loading - commercial air transport aircraft and suspended loads

    3. 101.Aeroplane operating conditions and performance requirements

    4. 102.Helicopters - operating conditions and performance requirements

    5. 103.Commercial air transport operations at night or in instrument meteorological conditions by single engine aeroplanes

    6. 104.Commercial air transport aircraft registered in the Territory – aerodrome-operating minima

    7. 105.Commercial air transport aircraft not registered in the Territory – aerodrome-operating minima

    8. 106.Carriage of passengers - additional duties of pilot-in-command

  15. PART 11

    1. 107.Carriage of weapons and of munitions of war

    2. 108.Exceptions concerning carriage of weapons and munitions of war

    3. 109.Definitions

  16. PART 12

    1. 110.Requirements for the carriage of dangerous goods

    2. 111.Prohibition on carriage of dangerous goods

    3. 112.Operator’s obligations

    4. 113.Acceptance of dangerous goods by the operator

    5. 114.Method of loading by the operator

    6. 115.Inspections by the operator for damage, leakage or contamination

    7. 116.Shipper’s responsibilities

    8. 117.Pilot-in-command’s responsibilities

    9. 118.Provision of training by operators and shippers

    10. 119.Provision of information to passengers

    11. 120.Provision of information in respect of cargo

    12. 121.Keeping of documents and records

    13. 122.Preservation of documents and records

    14. 123.Enforcement powers

    15. 124.Dangerous goods occurrence reporting

    16. 125.Definitions and interpretation

  17. PART 13

    1. 126.Aerial work

    2. 127.Aerial work operations

    3. 128.Aerial application permission for purposes of agriculture etc

    4. 129.Towing, picking up, raising and lowering of persons, animals and articles

    5. 130.Dropping of articles and animals

    6. 131.Dropping of persons

  18. PART 14

    1. 132.Application and interpretation

    2. 133.Requirement for Approval

    3. 134.Issue and conditions of Approval

  19. PART 15

    1. 135.Restriction with respect to carriage for valuable consideration in aircraft registered outside the Territory

    2. 136.Filing and approval of tariffs

    3. 137.Restriction on aerial photography, aerial survey and aerial work in aircraft registered outside the Territory

  20. PART 16

    1. 138.Requirement for air traffic control approval for the provision of air traffic services

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

    3. 140.Manual of Air Traffic Services

    4. 141.Provision of air traffic services

    5. 142.Use of radio call signs at aerodromes

  21. PART 17

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

    2. 144.Licensing of air traffic controllers and student air traffic controllers

    3. 145.Approval of courses and persons

    4. 146.Requirement for medical certificate

    5. 147.Incapacity of air traffic controllers

    6. 148.Prohibition of drunkenness etc. of controllers

    7. 149.Fatigue of air traffic controllers - air traffic controller’s responsibilities

    8. 150.Prohibition of unlicensed flight information service officers

    9. 151.Licensing of flight information service officers

    10. 152.Flight information service manual

  22. PART 18

    1. 153.Aeronautical telecommunications service

    2. 154.Aeronautical telecommunication service records

  23. PART 19

    1. 155.Certification of aerodromes

    2. 156.Use of aerodromes and operating sites

    3. 157.Instrument flight procedures

    4. 158.Charges at aerodromes certificated or licensed for public use

    5. 159.Use of aerodromes by aircraft of Contracting States

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

    7. 161.Customs and Excise airports

    8. 162.Aviation fuel at aerodromes

    9. 163.Aeronautical lights

    10. 164.Lighting of en-route obstacles

    11. 165.Dangerous lights

  24. PART 20

    1. 166.Journey Log

    2. 167.Documents to be carried

    3. 168.Production of documents and records

    4. 169.Production of aeronautical telecommunication service documents and records

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

    6. 171.Preservation of documents, etc

    7. 172.Validity of certificates, licences, authorisations, approvals and permissions

    8. 173.Offences in relation to documents and records

  25. PART 21

    1. 174.Mandatory occurrence reporting

    2. 175.Mandatory reporting of bird strikes

  26. PART 22

    1. 176.Endangering safety of aircraft

    2. 177.Endangering safety of any person or property

    3. 178.Drunkenness in aircraft

    4. 179.Smoking in aircraft

    5. 180.Authority of pilot-in-command and members of the crew of an aircraft

    6. 181.Acting in a disruptive manner

    7. 182.Obstruction of persons

    8. 183.Enforcement of directions

    9. 184.Stowaways

    10. 185.Penalties

  27. PART 23

    1. 186.Flights over any foreign country

    2. 187.Application of Order

    3. 188.Extra-territorial effect of the Order

    4. 189.Application of the Order to Territory-controlled aircraft not registered in the Territory

    5. 190.Application of the Order to the Crown and visiting forces etc.

    6. 191.Exceptions for certain classes of aircraft

    7. 192.Approval for persons to furnish reports

    8. 193.Appeal to Supreme Court

    9. 194.Saving

  28. PART 24

    1. 195.Commercial air transport – general rules

    2. 196.Commercial air transport – exception for flying displays etc.

    3. 197.Commercial air transport – exception for charity flights

    4. 198.Commercial air transport – exception for cost sharing

    5. 199.Commercial air transport – exception for recovery of direct costs

    6. 200.Commercial air transport – exception for jointly owned aircraft

    7. 201.Commercial air transport and aerial work – carriage of persons

    8. 202.Commercial air transport and aerial work – parachuting

  29. Signature

  30. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      ORDERS REVOKED

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CLASSIFICATION OF AIRCRAFT

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      LICENCES

      1. MINIMUM AGE, PERIOD OF VALIDITY, PRIVILEGES

        1. Private Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

        2. Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

        3. Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence (Aeroplanes)

      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. 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. GLIDER PILOTS

        1. Commercial Pilot’s Licence (Gliders)

      5. OTHER FLIGHT CREW

        1. Flight Engineer’s Licence

        2. Flight Radiotelephony Operator’s Licence

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      RULES OF THE AIR

      1. SECTION 1

        1. 1.Interpretation

      2. SECTION 2

        1. 2.Application of Rules to aircraft

        2. 3.Misuse of signals and markings

        3. 4.Reporting hazardous conditions

      3. SECTION 3

        1. 5.Low flying prohibitions

        2. 6.Exemptions from the low flying prohibitions

      4. SECTION 4

        1. 7.Weather reports and forecasts

        2. 8.Avoiding aerial collisions

        3. 9.Converging

        4. 10.Approaching head-on

        5. 11.Overtaking

        6. 12.Flight in the vicinity of an aerodrome

        7. 13.Order of landing

        8. 14.Landing and take-off

        9. 15.Aerobatic manoeuvres

        10. 16.Right-hand traffic rule

        11. 17.Notification of arrival and departure

        12. 18.Flight in Class A airspace

        13. 19.Flight in Class C Airspace

        14. 20.Choice of VFR or IFR

        15. 21.Speed limitations

        16. 22.Use of radio navigation aids

        17. 23.Simulated instrument flight

        18. 24.Practice instrument approaches

      5. SECTION 5

        1. 25.Applicability of the Visual Flight Rules

        2. 26.Reported visibility

        3. 27.Flight within controlled airspace

        4. 28.Flight outside controlled airspace

        5. 29.VFR flight plan and air traffic control clearance in Class B, Class C or Class D airspace

        6. 30.Maintaining continuous watch and complying with air traffic control instructions

        7. 31.Exceptions to rules 29 and 30

      6. SECTION 6

        1. 32.Instrument Flight Rules

        2. 33.Minimum height

        3. 34.Quadrantal rule and semi-circular rule

        4. 35.Flight plan and air traffic control clearance

        5. 36.Compliance with air traffic control clearance and notified procedures

        6. 37.Position reports

      7. SECTION 7

        1. 38.Application of aerodrome traffic rules

        2. 39.Visual signals

        3. 40.Movement of aircraft on aerodromes

        4. 41.Access to and movement of persons and vehicles on aerodromes

        5. 42.Right of way on the ground

        6. 43.Action to be taken in case of danger of collision on the ground

        7. 44.Launching, picking up and dropping of tow ropes, etc.

        8. 45.Flights within aerodrome traffic zones

      8. SECTION 8

        1. 46.General

        2. 47.Display of lights by aircraft

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

        4. 49.Flying machines at night

        5. 50.Gliders at night

        6. 51.Free balloons at night

        7. 52.Captive balloons and kites at night

        8. 53.Captive balloons and kites by day

        9. 54.Airships at night

        10. 55.Airships by day

        11. 56.Signals in the Signals Area

        12. 57.Markings for paved runways and taxiways

        13. 58.Markings on unpaved manoeuvring areas

        14. 59.Signals visible from the ground

        15. 60.Lights and pyrotechnic signals for control of aerodrome traffic

        16. 61.Marshalling signals (from a marshaller to an aircraft)

        17. 62.Marshalling signals (from a pilot of an aircraft to a marshaller)

        18. 63.Distress, urgency and safety signals

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      PENALTIES

      1. PART A Provisions Referred to in Article 185(5)

      2. PART B Provisions Referred to in Article 185(6)

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      TERRITORIES TO WHICH THIS ORDER APPLIES

  31. Explanatory Note

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