The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) yesterday published a advanced draft CASR Part 91 Plain English Guide.
CASR Part 91 General Operating and Flight Rules was completed in December 2018 as part of the "six-pack" suite of regulatory reform. The Plain English guide is designed to make the rules easier to understand.
The final version will incorporate all of Part 91 and the Part 91 Manual of Standards (MOS), which is still being worked on.
"The guide is primarily intended for general aviation pilots and flying schools," CASA has stated. "However, it is expected all pilots could find it useful as it contains the foundational rules for all flight operations."
CASA has created the guide in both print and interactive forms for comment by the aviation community, but points out that the new rules don't come into force until March 2021.
The Part 91 Plain English guide is CASA's first attempt to comply with the recommendation of the Aviation Safety Regulation Review (ASRR) that called for all regulations published also in plain English.
CASA is currently seeking feedback on the guide with the aim to having the final product released in the first half of 2020.