Published date: 30 January 2023


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance for meeting the Civil Aviation Rule requirements for the issue of an agricultural rating.

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to Civil Aviation Rule Part 61 Subpart O—Agricultural Ratings.

Change notice

Revision 7 updates the reference to the New Zealand Standard of Management of agrichemicals NZS 8409 from 2004 to 2021, in Appendices II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII. It also deletes references to rule 61.709, Transition Arrangements, in Section 4, and deletes section Aerial VTA rating in Appendix IX, as the transitional rules have been superseded 

We have also made stylistic changes to align with current AC format, and fixed some formatting.