1 Personnel LicensingAnnex 1to the Convention onInternational Civil AviationThis edition incorporates all amendmentsadopted by the Council prior to March 20and supersedes, onNovember 20 , all previouseditions of Annex information regarding the applicabilityof the Standards and Recommended Practices, Civil Aviation OrganizationInternational Standardsand Recommended PracticesEleventh EditionJuly 2011 International Standards and Recommended Practices Annex 1 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation Personnel Licensing _____ This edition incorporates all amendmentsadopted by the Council prior to 5 March 2011 and supersedes, on 17 November 2011, all previous editions of Annex 1.
2 For information regarding the applicability of the Standards and Recommended Practices, see Foreword. Eleventh Edition July 2011 International Civil Aviation Organization Published in separate English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish editions by the INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION 999 University Street, Montr al, Quebec, Canada H3C 5H7 For ordering information and for a complete listing of sales agents and booksellers, please go to the ICAO website at First edition 1948 Tenth edition 2006 Eleventh edition 2011 Annex 1.
3 Personnel Licensing Order Number: AN 1 ISBN 978-92-9231-810-9 ICAO 2011 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without prior permission in writing from the International Civil Aviation Organization. (iii) AMENDMENTS Amendments are announced in the supplements to the Catalogue of ICAO Publications; the Catalogue and its supplements are available on the ICAO website at The space below is provided to keep a record of such amendments.
4 RECORD OF AMENDMENTS AND CORRIGENDA AMENDMENTS CORRIGENDA No. Date applicable Date entered Entered by No. Date of issue Date entered Entered by 1 170 Incorporated in this edition ANNEX 1 (v)
5 17/11/11 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page FOREWORD .. (vii) CHAPTER 1. Definitions and General Rules Concerning Licences .. 1-1 Definitions .. 1-1 General rules concerning licences .. 1-6 CHAPTER 2. Licences and Ratings for 2-1 General rules concerning pilot licences and 2-1 Student pilot.
6 2-5 Private pilot licence .. 2-6 Commercial pilot licence .. 2-13 Multi-crew pilot licence appropriate to the aeroplane category .. 2-21 Airline transport pilot licence .. 2-23 Instrument rating .. 2-29 Flight instructor rating appropriate to aeroplanes, airships, helicopters and powered-lifts .. 2-32 Glider pilot licence .. 2-34 Free balloon pilot licence.
7 2-37 CHAPTER 3. Licences for Flight Crew Members other than Licences for Pilots .. 3-1 General rules concerning flight navigator and flight engineer licences .. 3-1 Flight navigator licence .. 3-1 Flight engineer licence .. 3-3 Flight radiotelephone operator .. 3-7 CHAPTER 4. Licences and Ratings for Personnel other than Flight Crew Members .. 4-1 General rules concerning licences and ratings for Personnel other than flight crew members.
8 4-1 Aircraft maintenance (technician/engineer/mechanic) .. 4-1 Student air traffic controller .. 4-3 Air traffic controller licence .. 4-4 Air traffic controller ratings .. 4-5 Flight operations officer/flight dispatcher licence .. 4-8 Aeronautical station operator licence .. 4-11 Aeronautical meteorological Personnel .. 4-12 CHAPTER 5. Specifications for Personnel Licences .. 5-1 Annex 1 Personnel Licensing Table of Contents Page 17/11/11 (vi) CHAPTER 6.
9 Medical Provisions for Licensing .. 6-1 Medical Assessments General .. 6-1 Requirements for Medical Assessments .. 6-2 Class 1 Medical Assessment .. 6-4 Class 2 Medical Assessment .. 6-11 Class 3 Medical Assessment .. 6-17 APPENDIX 1. Requirements for Proficiency in Languages Used for Radiotelephony Communications .. APP 1-1 APPENDIX 2. Approved Training Organization .. APP 2-1 APPENDIX 3. Requirements for the Issue of the Multi-crew Pilot Licence Aeroplane.
10 APP 3-1 APPENDIX 4. Framework for Safety Management Systems (SMS) .. APP 4-1 ATTACHMENT A. ICAO Language Proficiency Rating Scale .. ATT A-1 ATTACHMENT B. Multi-crew Pilot Licence Aeroplane Levels of Competency .. ATT B-1 ATTACHMENT C. Framework for the State Safety Programme (SSP) .. ATT C-1 _____ ANNEX 1 (vii) 17/11/11 FOREWORD Historical Background Standards and Recommended Practices for Personnel Licensing were first adopted by the Council on 14 April 1948 pursuant to the provisions of Article 37 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago 1944)