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The Air Navigation Order 1989

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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

  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.Minimum equipment requirements

    10. 16.Aircraft, engine and propeller log books

    11. 17.Aircraft weight schedule

    12. 18.Access and inspection for airworthiness purposes

  6. PART IV AIRCRAFT CREW AND LICENSING

    1. 19.Composition of crew of aircraft

    2. 20.Members of flight crew—requirement of licences

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

    4. 22.Validation of licences

    5. 23.Personal flying log book

    6. 24.Instruction in flying

    7. 25.Glider pilot—minimum age

  7. PART V OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT

    1. 26.Operations manual

    2. 27.Training manual

    3. 28.Public transport—operator’s responsibilities

    4. 29.Loading—public transport aircraft and suspended loads

    5. 30.Public transport—operating conditions

    6. 31.Aircraft registered in the United Kingdom—aerodrome operating minima

    7. 32.Aircraft not registered in the United Kingdom—aerodrome operating minima

    8. 33.Pilots to remain at controls

    9. 34.Wearing of survival suits by crew

    10. 35.Pre-flight action by commander of aircraft

    11. 36.Passenger briefing by commander

    12. 37.Public transport of passengers—additional duties of commander

    13. 38.Operation of radio in aircraft

    14. 39.Minimum navigation performance

    15. 40.Use of flight recording systems and preservation of records

    16. 41.Towing of gliders

    17. 42.Towing, picking up and raising of persons and articles

    18. 43.Dropping of articles and animals

    19. 44.Dropping persons

    20. 45.Issue of aerial application certificates

    21. 46.Carriage of weapons and of munitions of war

    22. 47.Carriage of dangerous goods

    23. 48.Method of carriage of persons

    24. 49.Exits and break-in markings

    25. 50.Endangering safety of an aircraft

    26. 51.Endangering safety of any person or property

    27. 52.Drunkenness in aircraft

    28. 53.Smoking in aircraft

    29. 54.Authority of commander of aircraft

    30. 55.Stowaways

    31. 56.Exhibitions of flying

  8. PART VI FATIGUE OF CREW

    1. 57.Application and interpretation of Part VI

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

    3. 59.Fatigue of crew—responsibilities of crew

    4. 60.Flight times—responsibilities of flight crew

  9. PART VII DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS

    1. 61.Documents to be carried

    2. 62.Records to be kept

    3. 63.Production of documents and records

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

    5. 65.Preservation of documents, etc.

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

    7. 67.Revocation, suspension or variation of permissions, etc. granted under article 88 or article 92

    8. 68.Offences in relation to documents and records

  10. PART VIII CONTROL OF AIR TRAFFIC

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

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

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

    4. 72.Flight Information Service Manual

    5. 73.Incapacity of air traffic controllers

    6. 74.Power to prohibit or restrict flying

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

  11. PART IX AERODROMES, AERONAUTICAL LIGHTS AND DANGEROUS LIGHTS

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

    2. 77.Use of Government and Authority aerodromes

    3. 78.Licensing of aerodromes

    4. 79.Aeronautical radio stations

    5. 80.Aeronautical radio station records

    6. 81.Charges at aerodromes licensed for public use

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

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

    9. 84.Aeronautical lights

    10. 85.Dangerous lights

    11. 86.Customs and Excise airports

    12. 87.Aviation fuel at aerodromes

  12. PART X GENERAL

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

    2. 89.Filing and approval of tariffs

    3. 90.Permissions for inter-regional scheduled air services within the European Community

    4. 91.Tariffs for scheduled air services between Member States of the European Community

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

    6. 93.Flights over any foreign country

    7. 94.Mandatory reporting

    8. 95.Power to prevent aircraft flying

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

    10. 97.Obstruction of persons

    11. 98.Enforcement of directions

    12. 99.Penalties

    13. 100.Extra-territorial effect of the Order

    14. 101.Aircraft in transit over certain United Kingdom territorial waters

    15. 102.Application of Order to British-controlled aircraft not registered in the United Kingdom

    16. 103.Application of Order to the Crown and visiting forces, etc.

    17. 104.Exemption from Order

    18. 105.Appeal to County Court or Sheriff’s Court

    19. 106.Interpretation

    20. 107.Public transport and aerial work

    21. 108.Saving

    22. 109.Small aircraft

    23. 110.Approval of persons to furnish reports

  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 UNITED KINGDOM

        1. 1.The nationality mark of the aircraft shall be the capital...

        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 35 of this...

        4. 4.The aircraft shall fly only within the United Kingdom.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      A AND B CONDITIONS

      1. A Conditions

      2. B Conditions

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CATEGORIES OF AIRCRAFT

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

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

      4. 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 The following entries shall be included in...

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

    7. SCHEDULE 7

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

      1. Area A—Arctic

      2. Area B—Antarctic

      3. Area C—Sahara

      4. Area—Arabian Desert

      5. Area E—South America (Central)

      6. Area F—Pacific Ocean

      7. Area G—Australia

      8. Area H—Indian Ocean

      9. Area I—North Atlantic Ocean

      10. Area J—South Atlantic Ocean

      11. Area K—Northern Canada

    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 (Helicopters 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.The holder of a licence which includes ratings of 2...

      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 99(5)

      2. PART B— PROVISIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 99(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. Explanatory Note

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