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1 What is ICAO Why Should You Care ?
Mitchell Fox Chief Flight Operations, ICAO

2 What is ICAO? Where do we come from? 1944 — the Chicago Convention
11 September, President Roosevelt invites the world to work on a a new convention for international aviation ICAO preceded the United Nations Ironic note: the start of the discussions, 11 September; completion of discussions, 7 December — both are infamous days in US history involving aircraft.

3 What is ICAO? What are our strategic objectives? Safety Security
Infrastructure and Environment

4 What is ICAO? Insure the safe and orderly growth of international civil aviation throughout the world Encourage the arts of aircraft design and operations for peaceful purposes Promote safety of flight in international air navigation Promote generally the development of all aspects of international civil aeronautics Enough Blah Blah Blah

5 What is ICAO? How do we work? SMALL Secretariat all over the world
LARGE voluntary workforce States International Organizations

6 What is ICAO? The voluntary workforce — experts from: States

7 Standards “Each contracting State undertakes to collaborate in securing the highest practicable degree of uniformity in regulations, standards, procedures, and organization in relationship to aircraft, personnel, airways and auxiliary services…” …ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and Procedures form the basis for all States

8 International Organizations
Contracting States organizations International Assembly Council Secretariat ANC Meetings Panels & Committees Proposal for Action ANC ANC Panel Secretariat Divisional Meeting AN Study Group Technical Proposal Direct Submission ANC Preliminary Review Contracting States International Organizations Secretariat Validation Secretariat Analysis ANC Final Review

9 …and so why should you care?

10 The International Civil Aviation Legal Framework
Under the Convention…pilot’s shall be licensed and aircraft shall be issued a certificate of airworthiness When you fly in any other country you must follow their rules and procedures…except… The exportables…Annexes 1 and 8 In effect this makes the minimum Standards of Annexes 1 and 8 mandatory for international operations

11 GA Challenges and Opportunities
Future air navigation systems (“Block Upgrades”) Language proficiency requirements Equipage Annex 6, Part II Aeroplanes < 750 kg. “Public use airports”

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