LAW 2 Definitions

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  1. Accelerate-Stop distance available
    Length of takeoff run available, + any length of stopway
  2. Accident
    • (1) Fatal or serious injury as result of
    • -Being in A/C
    • -Direct contact with A/C
    • -Jet Blast
    • Except when self inflicted or from other person, or if they are a stowaway

    • (2) A/C sustains damage that
    • -Adversely affects structure, performance, or flight characteristics
    • -Would normally require major repair

    (3) The A/C is missing or completely inaccessible
  3. Act
    the civil aviation act of 1990
  4. Adequate Aerodrome
    • Aerodrome where requirements meet that of your A/C 
    • Except that if the Aerodrome is designated as on-route alternate, then the rescue and fire fighting must be Cat 4 and be available with 30mins of notification.
  5. Aerodrome operational Area
    • Movement area and it's associated strips and safety areas.
    • Any ground installation or facility provided for safety of aircraft ops.
  6. Aeronautical information Circular
    Notice that does not qualify for a NOTAM or for inclusion in AIPNZ, and relates to flight safety, nav, tech, admin etc
  7. Air Transport Operation
    • A commercial transport operation
    • A sightseeing flight or joyride under VFR by day in- a microlight or glider or hang glider or balloon
    • A heli external load op undr part 133
    • Ag op under part 137
    • Parachute op under part 105
  8. Air Operation Car Pt 1
    • An Air transport Op 
    • or a Commercial transport Op
  9. Air Operation Car Pt 121.3
    • An Air transport op
    • or a Commercial transport Op
    • --Using an A/C with more than 30 seats (excluding any crew seats) or a payload capacity of more than 3410kgs
  10. Air Operation Car Pt 125.3
    • An Air transport Op 
    • or a Commercial transport Op
    • A/C having seating of 10-30 seats (not including crew) - payload less than 3410kgs
    • MCTOW less than 5700kgs
    • SEIFR ops
  11. Airworthiness certificate.
    • NZ registered A/C, issued by the director under Part 21 Subpart H
    • Foreign registered A/C, cert issued by the competent authority of the state of registry
  12. Alerting service
    Air Traffic Service provided to notify appropriate organisations regarding A/C in need of search and rescue.
  13. Area Navigation
    • Method of Nav which permits any desired flight path
    •  - within coverage of ground or space based Nav systems
    •  - within limits of capability of self contained nav systems
    •  - or a combination of these
  14. Augmented crew
    The crew when it is comprised of more than minimum required by cert for that A/C
  15. Cat II precision approach procedure
    • Decision Height lower than 200ft
    • Decision Height higher than 100ft
    • Runway Visual range 350m or greater
  16. Cat IIIA precision approach procedure.
    • Decision height lower then 100ft or no DH
    • Runway Visual Range 200m or greater
  17. Cat IIIB
    • Decision Height lower than 50ft or no DH
    • Runway visual Range 200m-50m
  18. Cat IIIC precision approach procedure
    No DH - No RVR
  19. Ceiling
    • Height above ground or water with 50% sky cover
    • below 20,000
  20. Class 3.1A flammable liquid
    • Flash point below 23C
    • initial boiling point IBP max 35C
    • includes petrol based products
  21. Class 3.1C flammable liquid
    • Flashpoint  23C - 60C
    • Includes kerosene based products
  22. Class 3.1D flammable liquid
    • Flashpoint 23C - 90C
    • includes Diesel products
  23. Class B Cargo or Baggage compartment
    • Access in flight with hand fire Extinguisher
    • when using hand extinguisher no smoke, flames, or fire agent will enter pax or crew areas
    • Has a separate approved smoke or fire detector
  24. Clearway
    • Defined rectangular area on ground or water, at the departure end of the runway
    •  - Under control of aerodrome operator
    •  - with agreement of authority controlling clearway can be used for initial portion of climb to a specified height.
  25. Command Practice
    Copilot carries out PIC duties under supervision of PIC designated by the operator
  26. Commercial Transport Operation
    Operation for carriage of pax or goods for hire or reward

    • (1) - where each pax is performing a duty, or training for a duty with the operator
    • (2) - the pax or goods are to a remote aerodrome

    Does not include all the other VFR stuff that is included in an Air Transport Op
  27. Contaminated runway
    • 25% of required length and width area covered by
    • - water,
    • - slush,
    • - snow of more than 3mm depth

    Or Ice on ANY part of the runway area
  28. Crew member
    • Crew or attendant assigned by operator
    • Being instructed in flying, cabin attendant training, engineering training
    • authorised by the director to exercise a function associated with the flight
    • A flight examiner
  29. Baro VNAV
    • system that gives pilot computed vertical guidance (nominally 3)
    • Based on barometric altitude and is specified as a vertical path angle from RDH
    • Utilises a DA/H and not a MDA/H and neither a FAF nor a missed approach point are specified.
  30. Dangerous goods
    • Articles or substances that are capable of posing risk to health, safety, property, or the environment and
    •  - are listed in ICAOs documentation
    •  - have properties that mean they should be or will be
  31. Day
    Beginning of MCT to end of ECT when centre of sun is 6below the horizon.
  32. Decision Altitude DA (precision approach)
    Reference altitude to sea level when go around must be initiated
  33. Decision Height DH (precision approach)
    Reference height to runway threshold when go around must be initiated
  34. Design aeroplane
    the largest A/C the aerodrome is designed to serve
  35. Disabled pax
    Their condition requires individual attention not normally given to a pax during and Air Transport Op
  36. Extended Range Twin ops ETOPS
    Operation of a twin on route over point more than 1 hour flight time, in still air, on one engine from an adequate aerodrome.
  37. Extended Diversion Time Ops
    Flight by Multi Turbine A/C where flight time (on one engine in-op) from point on-route to an adequate aerodrome is greater than the threshold time for the A/C
  38. Flight Crew
    Pilot or Engineer
  39. Incident
    Any occurrence, other than an accident that, that affects or could affect and operation.
  40. Instrument Flight Time
    Pilot solely with reference to instruments, without external reference points
  41. instrument Time
    includes instrument flight time, and practicing simulated instrument flight.
  42. Landing distance available
    Length of runway declared by the aerodrome operator as available for the ground run.
  43. Mach Number
    TAS / Speed of Sound
  44. MDA (non precision)
    Alt on a non-precision approach or circling approach below which decent may not be made without visual reference
  45. MDH (non precision)
    Height on a non-precision approach or circling approach below which decent may not be made without visual reference
  46. Minimum Sector Altitude (MSA 25NM)
    • Lowest alt providing
    • 1000ft clearance (2000ft in mountainous terrain) above all obstacles withing 25nm of
    •  - centre of Nav Aid
    •  - centre of Aerodrome ref point for GNSS
  47. Precision approach procedure
    utilities Azimuth and glide path information
  48. Pressure altitude
    Refers to alt show when 1013.2 is set for QNH
  49. Procedure altitude
    Recommended altitude established during final approach segment to give a stable approach profile.
  50. Rated coverage
    • The rated coverage of an NBD - where bearings are considered accurate. 
    • Given as a radial distance from the NDB
  51. Regular Air Transport Passenger Service
    • 4 or more Air transport Ops
    • For the carriage of Pax
    • Between 2 or more aerodromes
    • within 28 days
  52. RNP performance
    • A containment value
    • Express in miles from intended position
    • Within which flights will be for 95% of total flying time
  53. Runway End safety area
    Cleared and graded area off end of runway to minimise damage in over-run or under-shoot
  54. Runway Visual Range RVR
    The range over which the pilot on the center-line of a runway can see the surface markings or the lights delineating the the runway or identifying it's centre-line
  55. Serious incident
    An accident nearly occured
  56. Segment OCA (obstacle clearance altitude)
    • Alt that gives required obstacle clearance for a given segment of the approach.
    • Established by the procedure designer
    • Meant as a "do not descend below" alt
  57. TODA
    length of Takeoff run available + any clearway
  58. Technical Instructions
    ICAO doc 9284 for the safe transport of Dangerous good by Air.
  59. Threshold
    Point where a 1:20 obstacle free approach intersects runway surface
  60. transition Alt
    The Alt at or below which vertical position is controlled by reference to altitudes
  61. transition Layer
    Airspace between transition altitude and transition Level
  62. transition Level
    • the lowest flight level available for use above the transition altitude
    • - transition Level is FL150 except 
    • -- (QNH 980 or less use FL160)
    • -- (20NM of Mt Cook FL160 in IMC)
  63. visibility
    The ability (expressed in units of measurement) to see and identify prominent unlighted objects by day, and prominent lighted objects by night.
  64. ZFT simulator
    • CAA Level 5 CAP37 
    • FAA  Level D/phase III
    • Meets an equivalent standard acceptable to the director
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LAW 2 Definitions
2013-07-06 09:17:46

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