AIRCRAFT RADIO INSTALLATION (STATION) LICENCE AND APPROVAL
1. A radio installation licence is issued by the Department of Trade and Industry Radio Communications Agency, following application to that office. The licence only becomes valid when the C.A.A. (SRG) have issued a "Certificate of Approval of Radio Installation". The licence authorises the applicant to carry out the necessary ground and flight tests before a certificate is issued.
2. Application for a Certificate of Approval is as follows:
(a) Aircraft without a C of A. Application a routine matter after formal application for a C of A is made.
(b) Aircraft with a C of A. If, after the issue of a C of A, a Certificate of
Approval is desired, application must be in accordance with the Major Modification procedure of BCAR A2-5.
(c) Where a modification previously approved by the C.A.A. introduces a radio installation and a certificate is desired, all details relating to the modification and showing the work has been certified (i.e. CRS has been issued), must be submitted to the SRG in accordance with BCAR A6-7.
3. Grant of Approval This is based on a survey by the SRG followed by ground and flight tests to prove satisfactory functioning.
(a) Flight Test: In accordance with the requirements prescribed in the 'Communications' section of the UK "Air Pilot" and such other tests the C.A.A. may require. The pilot's flight test report and certificate to be submitted to the SRG.
4. Operation of Installation. Shall not be operated, whether or not the aircraft is in flight, except in accordance with conditions of the licence issued under the law of the country in which the aircraft is registered and by a person duly licenced or otherwise permitted to operate the station under that law. ANO Article 46(1)
5. CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP: A change of aircraft ownership invalidates the Radio Installation Licence. The new owner shall apply to the Radio Communications Agency for a new licence.