What is ICAO and Why Should You Care?

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International Civil Aviation Organization
What is ICAO
Why Should You Care
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Mitchell Fox
Chief Flight Operations, ICAO
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
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What is ICAO?
• What are our strategic objectives?
– Safety
– Security
– Infrastructure and Environment
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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
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What is ICAO?
• How do we work?
– SMALL Secretariat all over the world
– LARGE voluntary workforce
• States
• International Organizations
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What is ICAO?
• The voluntary workforce — experts from:
– States
– International Organizations
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IAOPA
IFALPA
IFATCA
IATA
IBAC
ACI
CANSO
ICCAIA
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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
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Secretariat
Meetings
ANC
International
organizations
Contracting States
Assembly
Council
Panels &
Committees
Proposal for Action
ANC
ANC Panel
Secretariat
AN
Study Group
Divisional
Meeting
Technical
Proposal
Direct Submission
ANC Preliminary Review
Contracting States
International Organizations
Secretariat
Validation
Secretariat
Analysis
ANC Final Review
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…and so why should you care?
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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
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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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