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Exposition

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RAANZ Part 149 Exposition


Subpart B - Certification Requirements


Subpart C - Operating Requirements


Subpart B - Certification Requirements

149.51 Personnel requirements

(a) Each applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall engage, employ, or contract-

  1. a senior person identified as the Chief Executive who has the authority within the applicant's organisation to ensure that all activities undertaken by the organisation can be carried out in accordance with the requirements prescribed by this Part: see CEO
  2. a senior person or persons who will hold any delegation from the Director for the issue of personnel certificates and ratings: see CEO, Admin Officer
  3. a senior person or group of senior persons who are responsible for ensuring that the applicant's organisation complies with the requirements of this Part. Such nominated person or persons shall be ultimately responsible to the Chief Executive: see CEO, Admin Officer, Internal Systems Auditor
  4. sufficient personnel to carry out the activities listed in the applicant's exposition. see Senior Personnel

(b) The applicant shall-

  1. establish procedures to assess, and to maintain, the competence of those personnel who are responsible for carrying out the activities listed in the applicant's exposition; and see Internal Competence Review
  2. establish procedures for the exercise of any delegation held by a senior person or persons; and see Certificate Issue
  3. provide personnel with responsibilities under this Rule with written authorisation to fulfil those responsibilities. see Personnel- Authority


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149.53 Facility requirements

Each applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall ensure the provision of facilities and resources appropriate to the activities listed in the applicant's exposition. see Head Office

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149.55 Documentation

(a) Each applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall hold copies of all relevant equipment manuals, technical standards and practices, technical bulletins and instructions, legislation, and any other document that is necessary to establish procedures for the activities listed in the applicant's exposition. This documentation shall include Human Factors material relevant to management and organisations. see Documentation

(b) The applicant shall establish a procedure to control and amend all applicable documents required by paragraph (a). see Documentation

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149.57 Records

(a) Each applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall establish procedures to identify, collect, index, store, maintain, and dispose of the records that are necessary for the activities listed in the applicant's exposition.

(b) The procedures shall ensure that-

  1. there is a record of each internal quality assurance action performed by the applicant's organisation in accordance with the procedures specified in 149.63; and see Quality Assurance Action File
  2. there is a record for each person who conducts activities on behalf of the applicant's organisation. The record shall include details of their experience, qualifications, training, and competence assessments; and see Personnel File
  3. there is a record of each personnel certificate and rating issued by the organisation; and see Certificates Issued File
  4. all records are legible; and see Data Policy
  5. all records are retained for a period of at least 3 years from the date of the last entry made on that record. see Data Policy


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149.59 Personnel certification

(a) Each applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate for the issue of personnel certificates or ratings shall establish procedures for-

  1. assessing the competency of persons, including holders of equivalent qualifications; and see Certificate Issue
  2. issuing the certificates and ratings listed in the applicant's exposition; and see Certificate Issue
  3. reviewing and maintaining the competency of persons holding certificates or ratings issued under delegated authority from the Director. see Certificate Issue

(b) The procedures required by paragraph (a) shall include procedures for satisfying the requirements of sections 8, 9, and 10 of the Act. see Certificate Issue

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149.61 Aviation events

Each applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate that authorises them to organise aviation events shall establish procedures to ensure compliance with Part 91. RAANZ does not organise Aviation Events. RAANZ and its members participate in organised flyins for their own pleasure and entertainment.

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149.63 Internal quality assurance

(a) Each applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall establish an internal quality assurance system to ensure compliance with, and the adequacy of, the procedures required by this Part.

(b) The internal quality assurance system shall include-

  1. a safety policy and safety policy procedures that are relevant to the applicant's organisational goals and the expectations and needs of its members; and see Safety Policy
  2. a procedure to ensure quality indicators, including personnel and member feedback, are monitored to identify existing problems, or potential causes of problems, within the system; and see Quality Assurance Action Procedure
  3. a procedure for corrective action, to ensure existing problems that have been identified within the system are corrected; and see Quality Assurance Action Procedure
  4. a procedure for preventive action, to ensure that potential causes of problems that have been identified within the system are remedied; and see Quality Assurance Action Procedure
  5. an internal audit programme to audit the applicant's organisation for conformity with its safety policy; and see Conformity to Safety Policy
  6. management review procedures to ensure the continuing suitability and effectiveness of the internal quality assurance system in satisfying the requirements of this Part. see Management Review

(c) The safety policy procedures shall ensure that the safety policy is understood, implemented, and maintained at all levels of the organisation.

(d) The procedures for corrective action shall specify how-

  1. existing problems are corrected; and
  2. corrective action is followed up to ensure the action is effective; and
  3. procedures are amended as a result of corrective action; and
  4. management will review the effectiveness of any corrective action taken.

(e) The procedure for preventive action shall specify how-

  1. potential problems are corrected; and
  2. preventive action is followed up to ensure the action is effective; and
  3. procedures are amended as a result of preventive action; and
  4. management will review the effectiveness of any preventive action taken.

(f) The internal audit programme shall-

  1. specify the frequency and location of the audits taking into account the nature of the activity to be audited; and
  2. ensure audits are performed by trained auditing personnel who are independent of those having direct responsibility for the activity being audited; and
  3. ensure the results of audits are reported to the personnel responsible for the activity being audited and the manager

responsible for internal audits; and

  1. require preventive or corrective action to be taken by the personnel responsible for the activity being audited if problems are found by the audit; and
  2. ensure there are follow up audits to review the effectiveness of any preventive or corrective action taken.

(g) The procedure for management review shall-

  1. specify the frequency of management reviews of the quality assurance system, taking into account the need for the continuing effectiveness of the system; and
  2. identify the responsible manager who shall review the quality assurance system; and
  3. ensure that the results of the review are evaluated and recorded.

(h) The senior person who has the responsibility for internal quality assurance shall have direct access to the Chief Executive on matters affecting safety.

Items (c) through (h) are covered in the response to (b)

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149.65 Organisation exposition

(a) An applicant for the grant of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall provide the Director with an exposition which shall contain, where applicable-

  1. a statement signed by the Chief Executive on behalf of the applicant's organisation confirming that the exposition and any included manuals-
    1. define the organisation and demonstrate its means and methods for ensuring ongoing compliance with this Part; and
    2. will be enforced at all times; and see Chief Executive Statement
  2. the titles and names of the senior person or persons required by 149.51(a)(1), (2), and (3); and see those sections above
  3. the duties and responsibilities of the senior person or persons specified in 149.51(a)(1), (2), and (3), including matters for which they have responsibility to deal directly with the Director or the Authority on behalf of the rganisation; and see those sections above
  4. an organisation chart showing lines of responsibility of the senior persons specified in 149.51(a)(3) and extending to each location listed under paragraph (a)(6) of this rule; and see Organisation Chart
  5. a description of the activities to be conducted under the certificate; and see Certificated Activities
  6. the principal locations at which each activity will be conducted; and see Area of Operations
  7. description of the facilities required by 149.53; and see those sections above
  8. details of the procedures required by-
    1. 149.51(b)(1) regarding the competence of personnel; and see those sections above
    2. 149.51(b)(2) regarding the exercise of any delegation held by a senior person or persons; and see those sections above
    3. 149.55(b) regarding the control and amendment of documentation; and see those sections above
    4. 149.57(a) regarding the identification, collection, indexing storage, maintenance, and disposal of records; and see those sections above
    5. 149.59(a) regarding the assessment of personnel, the issue of certificates and ratings, and the review and maintenance of competency of certificate and rating holders; and see those sections above
    6. 149.61 regarding the organisation of aviation events; and see those sections above
    7. 149.63 regarding the internal quality assurance of the organisation; and see those sections above
  9. procedures to control, amend, and distribute the exposition. see Manual Control
  10. The applicant's exposition must be acceptable to the Director. see Exposition

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Subpart C - Operating Requirements

149.101 Continued compliance

Each holder of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall-

  1. hold at least one complete and current copy of their exposition at each principal location specified in their exposition; and
  2. comply with all procedures detailed in the exposition; and
  3. make each applicable part of their exposition available to personnel who require those parts to carry out their duties; and
  4. continue to meet the standards and comply with the requirements of Subpart B; and
  5. forthwith notify the Director of any change of address for service, telephone number, or facsimile number required by form CAA 24149/01.

see Continued Compliance

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149.103 Changes to certificate holders organisation

(a) Each holder of an aviation recreation organisation certificate shall ensure that their organisation exposition is amended so as to remain a current description of the holder's organisation.

(b) The certificate holder shall ensure that any amendments made to the holder's exposition meet the applicable requirements of this Part and comply with the amendment procedures contained in the holder's exposition.

(c) The certificate holder shall provide the Director with a copy of each amendment to the holder's exposition as soon as practicable after its incorporation into the exposition.

(d) Subject to paragraph (e), where a certificate holder proposes to make a change to any of the following, prior notification to and acceptance by the Director is required:

  1. the Chief Executive:
  2. the listed senior persons:
  3. the holder or holders of any delegation made by the Director:
  4. the activities authorised by the certificate:
  5. the principal locations at which the activities may be carried out:
  6. the procedures for personnel assessment and certification:
  7. the procedures for organising aviation events.

(e) Where a certificate holder is a society incorporated under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 and an election by members of the Society results in a new Chief Executive or listed senior person, the holder shall notify the Director of the change within 7 days of the election.

(f) The Director may prescribe conditions under which a certificate holder may operate during or following any of the changes specified in paragraph (d).

(g) A certificate holder shall comply with any conditions prescribed under paragraph (f).

(h) Where any of the changes referred to in this rule requires an amendment to the certificate, the certificate holder shall forward the certificate to the Director as soon as practicable.

(i) The certificate holder shall make such amendments to the holder's exposition as the Director may consider necessary in the interests of aviation safety.

see Changes to the Organisation

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149.105 Safety inspections and audits

(a) The holder of an aviation recreation organisation certificate may be required by the Director, in writing, to undergo or carry out such inspections and audits of the holder's activities at their principal locations including facilities, documents, and records as the Director considers necessary in the interests of civil aviation safety and security in accordance with section 15 of the Act.

(b) The Director may require the holder of an aviation recreation organisation certificate to provide such information as the Director considers relevant to the inspection or audit.

see Available for Audit


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