Advisory Circular

 

 1. AC 00-004 Certification Process GCAA [A1]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to organizations and individuals regarding the
certification process generally applied by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the
determination for issuance of an authorization, approval or acceptance.

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2. AC 21-001 Foreign AOC GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance for the application and processing of foreign air operators safety applications for operations in Ghana.

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3. AC 18-003 DG Training GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides specific guidance to organizations needing to approval of dangerous goods training programs.

 

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4. AC 18-001 DG Certification GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides specific guidance to organizations preparing for and completion of the GCAA certification process for the transport of dangerous goods by air.

 

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5. AC 15-002 Crew Inflight Rest GCAA

SECTION 1GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for methods which will be acceptable to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). An operator should use fthis circular to obtain a satisfactory GCAA finding regarding the adequacy of onboard sleeping quarters for compliance with Ghana
Civil Aviation Regulations (GCARs) Part 9.

 

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6. AC 15-001 FTL Limitations GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for the development of an operator’s flight duty time scheme to comply with Part 9 of the Ghana civil aviation regulations.

 

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7. AC 12-007 AOC Ground Handling

S E C T I O N 1 G E N E R A L
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides general guidance to individuals, organizations and other entities regarding the policies that are applicable to ground handling arrangments that may be acceptable to Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

 

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8. AC 12-006 Aircraft Leasing GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides general guidance to individuals, organizations and other entities regarding the policies that are applicable to aircraft leasing arrangments that may be acceptable to Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

 

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9. AC 12-005 Flt Safety Documents GCAA

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and other entities regarding the development and submission of an integrated flight safety documents system as required by the Ghana civil aviation regulations.

 

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10. AC 12-003 Add Variant Aircraft GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to air operators seeking to add a variant of an aircraft type currently approved under their Air Operator Certificate (AOC) for commercial air transport operations carrying passengers and cargo.

 

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11. AC 10-022 MNPS Approvals GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE
This advisory circular (AC) provides a means for air operators to obtain operational authority to operate within the airspace over the North Atlantic Ocean designated as Minimum Navigatiion Performance Specifications (NAT- MNPS) Airspace.

 

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12. AC 10-022 MNPS Approvals GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE
This advisory circular (AC) provides a means for air operators to obtain operational authority to operate within the airspace over the North Atlantic Ocean designated as Minimum Navigatiion Performance Specifications (NAT- MNPS) Airspace.

 

 

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13. AC 10-012 Ground De-Icing GCAA

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

A. The purpose of this advisory circular (AC) is to provide guidance to aircraft operators seeking Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) approval for operations requiring ground deicing and anti-icing program for safety operation.
B. This advisory circular also provides the basis by which an operator, with an approved ground deicing and anti-icing program, may deice and anti-ice their aircraft using another operators’s ground deicing and anti-icing program that has been approved by the national civil aviation
authorities.

 

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14. AC 10-009 RCP Certification GCAA

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

The purpose of this advisory circular (AC) is to provide guidance to aircraft operators regarding the —
1) International standards for Required Communications Performance (RCP); and
2) Requirement to have GCAA approval for such operations.

 

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15. AC 10-008 Flight Prep Records GCAA

S E C T I O N 1 G E N E R A L
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and other entities regarding the contents, instructions and retention of the forms required for flight preparation and trip records that will be acceptable to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

 

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16. AC 10-005 ETOPS Certification GCAA

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides Ghana aircraft owners and operators with comprehensive information on a means of gaining the approval of
the GCAA to undertake “Extended Twin-Engine Operations” (ETOPS) in transport category aircraft.

 

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17. AC 10-004 RVSM Certification GCAA

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides a means for air operators to obtain operational authority to operate within Reduced Vertical Separation
Minimum (RVSM) Airspace.

 

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18. AC 10-003 Ground Marshaling GCAA

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to ensure that ground personnel and pilots conform to the universal signals for ground
marshalling of aircraft.

 

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19. AC 10-001 Aerodromes-Communication GCAA

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to ensure that pilots, operators, controllers and aerdrome operators are aware of and conform to
the universal signals for operations of aircraft.

 

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20. AC 09-001 ATO Approvals GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for individuals or entities to make application and receive GCAA approval to provide services as a training organization.

 

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21. AC 07-014 STS ATPL-Helicopters GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s skill level is adequate for the issuance of an Airline Transport Pilot License with a Helicopter rating.
B. This AC also provides the skill test standards for the conduct and evaluation of proficency
checks and instrument checks in helicopters.

 

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22. AC 07-013 STS ATPL-Aeroplane GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s skill level is adequate for the issuance of an Airline Transport Pilot License with an appropriate rating for–
1) Aeroplane Single Engine Land;
2) Aeroplane Multi-Engine Land; or
3) Aeroplane Type Rating.
B. This AC also provides the necessary information for the conduct and evaluation of AOC
proficiency checks in large aeroplanes.

 

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23. AC 07-012 STS CPL-Helicopter GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s skill level is adequate for the issuance of a Commercial Pilot License with a Helicopter rating.
B. This AC also provides the skill test standards for the conduct of an AOC proficiency check for
air taxi operations.

 

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24. AC 07-011 STS CPL-AME GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s skill level is adequate for the issuance of a Commercial Pilot License with an appropriate rating for--
1) Aeroplane Multi-Engine Land;
2) Aeroplane Multi-Engine Sea; and/or
3) Aeroplane Type Rating.
B. This AC also provides the multi-engine skill standards for the AOC proficiency checks in
aeroplanes configured for 9 passengers or less.

 

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25. AC 07-010 STS CPL-ASE GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s skill level is adequate for the issuance of a Commercial Pilot License with an appropriate rating for—
1) Aeroplane Single Engine Land;
2) Aeroplane Single Engine Sea; and/or
3) Aircraft type rating in a single engine aeroplane.
B. This AC also provides the skill standards for the AOC proficiency checks in aeroplanes
configured for 9 passengers or less.

 

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26. AC 07-009 Instrument Rating GCAA

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s pilot skill level is adequate for the issuance of a instrument rating.on Private or Commercial Pilot License for—
1) Aeroplane;
2) Helicopter; or
3) Powered Lift.

 

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27. AC 07-008 STS PPL-Helicopter GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s pilot skill level is adequate for the issuance of a
Private Pilot–Helicopter license (PPL) or a PPL Helicopter class rating.

 

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28. AC 07-007 STS PPL-AME GCAA [A]

SECTION 1GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s skill level is adequate for the issuance of a Private Pilot License with appropriate rating for–
1) Aeroplane Multi Engine Land
2) Aeroplane Multi Engine Sea; and/or
3) An type-specific rating for a multi engine aeroplane.

 

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29. AC 07-006 STS PPL-ASE GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to individuals, organizations and examiners regarding the determination that an individual’s skill level is adequate for the issuance of a Private Pilot License with the appropriate rating for–
1) Aeroplane Single Engine Land, or
2) Aeroplane Single Engine Sea.

 

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30. AC 07-005 STS Flt Testing [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides general guidance to individuals, organizations and
examiners regarding the policies of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) that are
applicable to skill testing of flight crew personnel.

 

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31. AC 07-004 FTSD Approval GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance for organizations and instructors to receive Ghana
Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) approval to use aviation training devices and software to provide
instruction under Parts 2 and 3 of the Ghana civil aviation regulations.

 

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32. AC 06-003 Onboard Medical Supplies GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE


The purpose of this advisory circular is to provide information regarding the medical supplies that
should be carried on-board the aircraft during flight operations.

 

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33. AC 06-002 Overwater Survival GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

OVERWATER OPERATIONS
This advisory circular provides information regarding the survival items that should be carried during
aircraft extended overwater operations.

 

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34. AC 05-002 AMO Manual GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides information and guidance material—
1) For all Approved Maintenance Organizations (AMO) certificate holders or applicants under the GCARs Part 6; and
2) To develop and evaluate a Maintenance Organization Procedures Manual (MOPM) and Quality Assurance Manual (QAM).
B. This AC should be treated as a guide for development and evaluation of the MOPM
and QAM required by Part 6 of the Ghana civil aviation regulations.

 

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35. AC 05-001 AMO Approvals GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE
A. This Advisory Circular (AC) is issued to provide guidance and information to organisations and operators on the certification process for maintenance organisation approvals.
B. The process is designed to give guidance to the prospective maintenance organization which has satisfied all the regulatory and relevant safety requirements and is capable of fulfilling and maintaining the approval standards.

 

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36. AC 04-007 Reliability Methods GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This advisory circular outlines practices acceptable to Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) with regard to development, management and approval of aircraft maintenance reliabilty control programs using the aircraft manufacturer’s maintenance planning document which establish the criteria for classifying maintenance processes.
B. It also provides information and guidance which may be used to design or develop a maintenance program that utilizes reliability
control methods.

 

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37. AC 04-004 Replacement Parts GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance for use in determining the quality, eligibility and traceability of aeronautical parts and materials intended for installation on typecertificated products and to enable compliance with the applicable Ghana Civil Aviation
Regulations (GCARs).

 

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38. AC 04-003 Unsalvagable Parts GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This advisory circular (AC) provides information and guidance to persons involved in the sale, maintenance or disposal of aircraft parts.
B. It provides information and guidance to prevent unsalvageable aircraft parts and materials from being sold as serviceable parts and materials.
C. It provides one means of complying with procedures for control of rejected parts and materials.

 

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39. AC 00-004 Certification Process GCAA [A1]

SECTION 1GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to organizations and individuals regarding the
certification process generally applied by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the determination for issuance of an authorization,
approval or acceptance.

 

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40. AC 12-006 Aircrat Leasing GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides general guidance to individuals, organizations and other entities regarding the policies that are applicable to aircraft leasing arrangments that may be acceptable to Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

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41. AC 01-005 Self Disclosure GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 POLICY & GENERAL INFORMATION
1.1 PURPOSE

A. This Advisory Circular (AC) provides a method for regulated entities (see definition) to voluntarily self disclose apparent
violations of the Ghana Civil Aviation Regulations (GCAR).
B. Regulated entities are encouraged, but not required, to develop quality assurance systems that continually monitor company policies and procedures and ensure that the highest level of safety and security compliance is maintained.
C. They may voluntarily disclose apparent violations of GCAR covered by this program in accordance with the procedures in this AC even though a safety management system or other type of quality assurance program has not been established.

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42. AC 01-004 SMS Safety Program GCAA [A5]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular is issued to provide general guidance and principles to implement a Safety
Management System (SMS) that will be acceptable to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority
(GCAA).

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43. AC 01-002 Exemption Listing GCAA [A1]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This advisory circular (AC) provides a summary of exemptions and deviations that have been
issued by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority to approve alternate methods for compliance with
the Ghana Civil Aviation Regulations (GCARs).


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44. AC 01-001 Regulation Intro GCAA [A1]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) is issued to provide general information regarding the consolidation
and use of the Ghana Aviation Regulations.

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45. AC 00-005 Conformance Checklists GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance for acceptable completion of the regulation
conformance checklists that are required for certification of organizations seeking approval as an:

Air Operator Certificate (AOC)
Aerial Work Operator Certificate
Approved Training Organization Certificate
Approved Maintenance Organization Certificate

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46. AC 00-002 Quality Assurance GCAA [A1]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides guidance to organizations desiring to implement a quality
assurance system, either stand-alone or as a part of a safety management system.

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47. AC 00-001 AC Listing GCAA [A]

SECTION 1 GENERAL
1.1 PURPOSE

This Advisory Circular (AC) provides a listing of advisory circulars that have been issued by the
Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to prescribe acceptable methods for compliance with the
Ghana Civil Aviation Regulations (GCARs).

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