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22 May 2008 CASA 07/331

Mr XX

Dear Mr XX Please find enclosed a new issue of your CAO 100.66 Maintenance Authority. You may be aware that CAO 100.66 has recently been amended to totally align with the scope of maintenance provided by the EASA licence categories B1 and B2. Historically the Civil Aviation Regulations and thus CASA, categorised maintenance for AME licensing as being electrical, instrument, radio, airframe or engine, with some cross privileges. The EASA maintenance scope is very much based on the concept that the aircraft is comprised of various systems with those systems being designated as being avionic, electrical, mechanical, powerplant or structural. The information and table (the table is a replication of an Appendix within CAO 100.66 and contains some content that needs to read in conjunction with the CAO) below details the effect of the way EASA defines maintenance scope. 1. The certification of completion of maintenance for aircraft systems designated electrical is a maintenance scope allowance shared equally between the B1 and B2 authority holders. 2. The certification of completion of maintenance for aircraft systems that are designated structure, powerplant, and mechanical is a maintenance scope that, in the main, is the purview of the B1 authority holder. Where a B2 holder has also been issued with a limited B1 authority, then certification of completion of maintenance of instrument or electrical within aircraft systems designated structure, powerplant or mechanical is also allowed. CASA has also introduced the intent of EASA NPA 7-2007 to expand the scope of B2 authority holders to include the following B1 authority certification of completion of maintenance scope: Pressurisation, Air-conditioning & Equipment Cooling Systems (ATA 21) - limited to electrical test and electrical defect rectification only. Fire, Smoke, Overheat Detecting and Extinguishing Systems (ATA 26) limited to electrical test and electrical defect rectification only. Fuel Systems (ATA 28 ) limited to instrumentation aspects only. Ice and Rain Protection Systems (ATA 30) - limited to electrical test and electrical defect rectification only.

3. The certification of completion of maintenance for aircraft systems designated avionic is the purview of the B2 authority holder; but where the certification of completion of
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maintenance for avionic aircraft systems can be carried out via replacement of an avionic line replaceable unit (whose correct functioning and serviceability have been demonstrated by using a simple test) the B1 authority holder also has certification of completion of maintenance scope allowances.
Note: simple test means a test: 1. To verify the serviceability of the avionics system of an aircraft using: a. An on-board aircraft system; or b. External test equipment whose use does not require specialist training; and 2. The outcome of which does not require interpretation.

Aircraft systems, designations and conditions and qualifications for an authority in category B1 and B2 Designation of Aircraft system (and ATA chapter system reference) Pressurisation, Air- Mechanical conditioning & Equipment Cooling Systems (ATA 21) Autopilot (ATA 22) Avionic Communications (ATA 23) including ELT and underwater locating beacon (ATA25-60) Electrical Power Supply Systems Generator Constant Speed Drive/IDG (ATA 24) Equipment, Furnishings and Emergency Equipment (ATA 25) Fire, Smoke, Overheat Detecting and Extinguishing Systems (ATA 26) Flight Control Systems (ATA 27) Avionic Conditions or limitations

For category B2: limited to electrical test and electrical defect rectification only.

Electrical

Mechanical

Mechanical

For category B2: limited to electrical test and electrical defect rectifications only.

Mechanical

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Flight Control Systems system operation fly by wire (ATA 27) Fuel Systems (ATA 28 )

Avionic

Mechanical

For category B2: limited to instrumentation aspects only.

Hydraulic Power Mechanical Systems, including Ram Air Turbine (RAT) (ATA 29) Ice and Rain Mechanical Protection Systems (ATA 30) Indicating & Recording Systems (ATA 31) Landing Gear (ATA 32) Wheels and Brakes (ATA 3240) Lighting (Operation) (ATA 33) Navigation Systems: General Radio Interface ACARS, SELCAL, INS/IRS Compass Flight Management System Doppler Systems (ATA 34) Avionic

For category B2: limited to electrical test and electrical defect rectifications only.

Mechanical Mechanical Electrical

Avionic

Oxygen System Mechanical (ATA 35) Pneumatic System Mechanical (ATA 36) Vacuum Mechanical (ATA 37)

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Waste Water (ATA 38) Cabin intercom data and network systems (ATA 42) Cabin Systems (ATA 44) Central Maintenance System (ATA 45) Information System ATIMS Network server (ATA 46) APU (ATA 49) Cargo and Accessory Compartments (ATA 50) Structures - General (ATA 51)

Mechanical Avionic

Avionic Avionic

Avionic

Mechanical Mechanical

Structure

SStructures general, but excluding: (a) (i) wooden structures and fabric surfaces unless: for wooden structures the holder has obtained the relevant optional units of competency mentioned in paragraph 13.10 of this Order; or for fabric surfaces the holder has obtained the relevant optional units of competency mentioned in paragraph 13.10 of this Order; and

(ii)

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Note These optional units of competency are marked Z in Appendix 6.

(b) repair and modification of aircraft composite material, structures and components unless the holder has obtained the relevant optional units of competency mentioned in paragraph 13.9 of this Order.
Note These optional units of competency are marked Y in Appendix 6.

Doors (ATA 52) Fuselage (ATA 53) Nacelles and Pylons (ATA 54) Stabilisers (ATA 55) Windows (ATA 56) Wings (ATA 57) Propeller Rotor (ATA 60) Propeller Propulsion (ATA 61)

Structure Structure Structure

Mechanical Structure Structure Mechanical Mechanical For category B1: only if the holder has obtained the relevant optional units of competency mentioned in paragraph 13.8 of this Order.
Note These optional units of competency are marked P in Appendix 6.

Rotor (ATA 62)

Mechanical

Rotor Drives (ATA 63)

Mechanical

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Tail Rotor (ATA 64) Tail Rotor Drive (ATA 65) Folding Blades & Pylon (ATA 66) Rotor Flight Control (ATA 67) Power Plant (ATA 71) Engine Turbine/Turbo Prop and Fans (ATA 72) Engine Fuel and Control Carburation/ Injection System (ATA 73) FADEC (ATA 73A) Ignition System (ATA 74) Air Systems & Control (ATA 75) Engine Control System (ATA 76) Engine Indicating System (ATA 77) Exhaust - Thrust Reverser (ATA 78) Lubrication System (ATA 79) Starting System (ATA 80) Supercharging System (ATA 81) Power Augmentation (ATA 82) Accessory Drives (ATA 83)

Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical Powerplant Powerplant

Powerplant

Avionic Mechanical Mechanical

Powerplant

Avionic Mechanical

Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical

Mechanical

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The holder of a CAO 100.66 B2 combined with a limited B1 category maintenance authority, has exactly the same certification of completion of maintenance privileges that the holder of a CAR31 licence holder has with a combination of CAR31 electrical, instrument and radio categories licence. When gaining aircraft type ratings to add to the CAO 100.66 categories, a candidate who attends a combined EASA style B1/B2 category type course will get the type rating attached to both the B2 category and limited B1 category. A candidate who attends a straight EASA style B2 course would only have the type rating attached to the B2 category. A type rating attached to only to the B2 category rating (ie not also attached to the limited B1 category) would mean the holder would not have maintenance scope for instruments and electrical on systems designated mechanical, powerplant and structural except for those systems which have the expanded EASA privileges outlined above (ATA 21, 26, 28 & 30). Detail of the amended order can be seen at the CASA website http://casa.gov.au/newrules/maint/CAO10066/index.htm . Please do not hesitate to contact this office if you have any questions regarding this CAO 100.66 MA re-issue.

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