GEN 1.7  DIFFERENCES FROM ICAO STANDARDS, RECOMMENDED PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES

ANNEX 1 - PERSONNEL LICENSING (11th edition Amendment 172)

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Chapter 2

Para 2.3.2.1

The privileges of the holder of a PPL (A) are to act without remuneration as PIC or co-pilot on aeroplanes engaged in non-commercial air transport. Notwithstanding to the above statement, the holder of a PPL (A) with an instructor or examiner privileges may receive remuneration for the provision of instruction in flight for the PPL (A), the conduct of skill tests and proficiency checks for these licenses, the training testing and checking for ratings and certificates attached to these licenses.

Chapter 2

Para 2.3.3.1.1

Malaysia in addition issues a PPL (restricted) for experimental aircraft which can be granted in accordance with FCL.215(a) and have evidence of flying not less than 30 hours as pilot-in-command (PIC) of experimental aircraft with 3 axis flight controls.

Chapter 2

Para 2.8.1.1

Malaysia issue flight instructor rating appropriate to aeroplane and helicopters to PPL holders who meets the requirements of FCL. Subpart J.

Chapter 2

Para 2.8.1.3

Malaysia issue flight instructor rating appropriate to aeroplane and helicopters to PPL holders who meets the requirements of FCL. Subpart J.

Chapter 3

Para 3.1.1

Malaysia does not issue flight navigator licence.

Chapter 4

Para 4.2.1.1

The Applicant shall be not less than 21 years of age.

Chapter 4

Para 4.3.1

All Air Traffic Controller in Malaysia are issued with a licence.

ANNEX 2 - RULES OF THE AIR (10th edition Amendment 45)

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2.2All flights shall be conducted in accordance with IFR during the hours between sunset and sunrise.
3.1.3Vertical displacement is expressed in terms of flight levels at or above the transition level and in terms of altitude at or below the transition altitude.
3.3Unless specified by Aerodrome Control Units in respect of local flying, flight plans shall be submitted for all flights. This procedure also applies to VFR flights.
4.1

Plane of division of notified height 900 M (3000 FT) above MSL is specified as at and above 3000 FT or below 3000 FT. No consideration is given to 1000 FT above terrain.

The horizontal distance indicated in the Table relating to 4.1 are expressed in terms of nautical miles instead of statute miles and the equivalent metric distance is applicable.

Chapter 4

Para 4.4(a)

  1. VFR flights shall not operate above FL150 in controlled airspace.

  2. VFR flights shall not operate above FL250 in uncontrolled airspace.

5.2.2 & 5.3.1The cruising levels prescribed are applicable only within controlled airspace at or above 3000 FT and in uncontrolled airspace at or above FL 250. Quandrantal Height Rule apply otherwise.

PROCEDURES FOR AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES - AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT (DOC 4444 16th edition 2016)

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Chapter 4.

Para 4.10.2

Within the Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu FIRs, a common transition altitude is fixed at 11000 FT (3350 M) and for flights at or below the transition altitude, the altimeter reference will be Area QNH and vertical displacement will be in terms of altitude.

Chapter 4.

Para 4.10.2.2

Because of slight pressure changes, a common transition level is fixed at FL 130 in the Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu FIRs except for an area of 10 NM radius of Mt Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu FIR) where the lowest safe altitude is 15000 FT (4570 M) and the lowest safe level is FL 170.

Chapter 4.

Para 4.10.4.1

Information to determine lowest flight levels is available from MET on request through ATC.

Chapter 4.

Para 4.10.4.4

Transition levels are not specified to aircraft in approach and landing clearances.

NON APPLICATION OF REGIONAL PROCEDURES (DOC 7030) MID/ASIA (5th edition 2008 Amendment 9)

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RAC

2.1.2

3.1.1

Flights shall be conducted in accordance with IFR even when not operating in IMC within the areas defined in para 2.2.

RAC

2.1.2

3.1.1.4

Flights in uncontrolled airspace above FL150 may be conducted under VFR by day nevertheless it shall not operate above FL250.

RAC

2.1.9

7.1.1

Information regarding surface vessels is not available.

AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS - DOC 8168-OPS/611 Volume II (6th edition 2014 Amendment 7)

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VOL. II Part III

Section 1 to 5

SIDs and STARs utilising RNAV application at the following airport do not comply with PBN:

  1. Alor Star / Sultan Abdul Halim

  2. Ipoh / Sultan Azlan Shah

  3. Malacca

  4. Johor Bahru / Senai International

  5. Kuantan

  6. Kuala Terengganu / Sultan Mahmud

  7. Kuching

  8. Sibu

  9. Limbang

  10. Tawau

  11. Sandakan

Expected date to comply with PBN : 31 December 2018.

ANNEX 3 - METEOROLOGICAL (19th edition Amendment 77)

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Chapter 3

Para 3.5

The MWOs for Kuala Lumpur FIR and Kota Kinabalu FIR are not Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VACC). However, Aerodrome Meteorological Office (AMO) in KLIA disseminates volcanic ash warnings and advisories received from VAACs to all other Aerodrome Meteorological Office (AMO), Aerodrome Meteorological Stations (AMS), and Air Traffic Services (ATS) in Malaysia through on-line Aviation Briefing Terminal (ABT).

Chapter 4

Para 4.8

Volcanic activity observation not implemented

Chapter 4

Para 4.3.2(a)

Local Routine Reports are disseminated to ATS via telephone. The ATS is also provided by real-time visual display from Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) or Automated Wind and Runway Visual Range (WRVR) located along the runways.

Chapter 5

Para 5.3.1

ADS not implemented.

Appendix 3

Para 4.3.2.2

Aerodromes with Automated Runway Visual Range (RVR) are at Langkawi, Alor Setar, Butterworth, Bayan Lepas, Subang, Malacca, Senai, Kota Bharu, Gong Kedak, Kuantan, Kuching, Miri, Bintulu, Labuan, Sandakan and Tawau.

Chapter 7

Para 7.4

The issuance of wind shear warnings and alerts are at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Subang Airport.

ANNEX 4 - AERONAUTICAL CHARTS (11th edition Amendment 59)

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Chapter 2

Para 2.14.2

In Malaysia, ATS Airspace Classification depicted on the chart are not shown.

Chapter 11

Para 11.10.2.7

An Obstacle Free zone is not indicated.

Chapter 11

Para 11.10.7

Established Aerodrome operating minima may not be shown on the instrument approach chart.

Expected date to comply with PBN : 31 December 2018.

Chapter 11

Para 11.10.9

The data are not published in tabular form.

Chapter 12

Para 12.2

The Visual Approach Chart - ICAO is not produced.

Chapter 20

Para 20.1

The Electronic Aeronautical Chart Display - ICAO is not produced.

ANNEX 5 - UNITS OF MEASUREMENT TO BE USED IN AIR AND GROUND OPERATIONS (5th edition , Amendment 17)

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ANNEX 6 - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT (10th edition of Part I Amendment 41)

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ANNEX 6 - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT (9th edition of Part II Amendment 35)

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ANNEX 6 - OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT (8th edition of Part III, Amendment 21)

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ANNEX 7 - AIRCRAFT NATIONALITY AND REGISTRATION MARKS (6th edition Amendment 6)

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Chapter 3

Para 3.2.5

Unmanned free balloons are not required to be registered.

Chapter 4

Para 4.1.2

Unmanned free balloons are not required to be registered.

Chapter 6

Para 6

Unmanned free balloons are not required to be registered.

ANNEX 8 - AIRWORTHINESS OF AIRCRAFT (11th edition Amendment 105)

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Chapter 1

Para 1.1

No cut-off dates.

Chapter 1

Para 1.2.1

Full adoption of FAR, JAR and BCAR design codes.

Chapter 1

Para 1.2.2

Full adoption of FAR, JAR and BCAR design codes.

Chapter 1

Para 1.2.3

Full adoption of FAR, JAR and BCAR design codes.

Chapter 1

Para 1.2.4

Full adoption of FAR, JAR and BCAR design codes.

Chapter 2

Para 2.1

Only applies to certified aircraft.

Chapter 3

Para 3.1

Applies to all aircraft.

Chapter 3

Para 3.2.2

Full adoption of FAR, JAR and BCAR design codes.

Chapter 3

Para 3.2.4

Prior issuance of Certificate of Airworthiness is considered.

New Certificate of Airworthiness is issued instead of rendering valid.

Chapter 4

Para 4.1

Only applies to certified aircraft.

Chapter 4

Para 4.2.1

Full adoption of FAR, JAR and BCAR design codes.

Part IIIA

Chapter 1

Para 1.1.1

Full adoption of FAR, JAR and BCAR design codes.

ANNEX 9 - FACILITATION (14th edition Amendment 25)

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2.5.2Passenger manifests are required for persons travelling by air.
2.5General Declaration is required.
2.5.1General Declaration conforms to format specifications with the exception of our requirement for Cargo manifest to be attached.
2.6The name and positions of the crew members are required.
2.7Passenger manifests are required.
2.24As evidence that effective disinfecting had been carried out manually, used aerosol spray containers or any equivalent system should be suitably stored in aircraft and produced on arrival together with the recorded General Declaration.
3.1Passenger Manifests are required for persons travelling by air.
3.5.7Children aged 15 years and under do not require separate passports when accompanied by a parent provided particulars of the children are included in the passport of the accompanying parent. Children aged over 15 years are required to have separate passports.
3.7Visa requirements have been relaxed for bona fide tourists visiting Malaysia for seven days for certain nationals. But such visitors should be in possession of firm return or onward booking before commencing the journey and no extension beyond the seven days will be given. When intending a stay of more than seven days in Malaysia they must obtain visas before proceeding to Malaysia. A personal appearance at the consulate for the issuance of the visa is necessary.
3.8.3Unacceptable. Visas are normally issued for single entry within three months. Multiple entries and longer validity will be considered in exceptional cases.
3.8.6In Malaysia, a resident alien requires Re-entry Permit and Re-entry Visa for return to Malaysia. A resident of Commonwealth citizen in Malaysia requires a Re-entry Permit to return to Malaysia.
3.10The requirement of Disembarkation Cards is statutory. Particulars additional to those in the format set forth in Appendix 5 are required, viz. flight number, intended address during stay and purpose of entry.
3.14In Malaysia, Identity Documents (Passports) are examined by both Police and Immigration Officials at times of entry. At times of departure an Immigration Official examines Identity Documents (Passport).
3.24A flight crew member is required to present his Identity Document i.e. Passport and obtain a Landing Pass, if he wishes to leave the precincts of the Airport.
3.25A flight crew member travelling as a passenger by any means of transportation in order to join an aircraft, requires Identity Documents i.e. Passports, and Visas, where required unless arriving by air to join another aircraft and, without leaving the precincts of the airport.
3.26Ground and flight personnel of foreign airlines performing supervisory and technical duties based in Malaysia require a Work Permit/Employment Permit before arrival.
3.34Not acceptable.
4.11Individual documents are required.
4.25Duty is waived only if the goods qualify for exemption.
4.26Documentation if required.
4.57.1Unaccompanied baggage is treated as cargo, when collected by passenger personally, an oral declaration is acceptable.

ANNEX 10 - AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS VOL. I (6th edition Amendment 90)

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ANNEX 10 - AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS VOL. II (7th edition Amendment 90)

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5.2.1.6.5After contact has been established, the identification of the aircraft is used by both the ground station and the aircraft in all ATS communications.

ANNEX 10 - AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS VOL. III (2nd edition Amendment 90)

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ANNEX 10 - AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS VOL. IV (5th edition Amendment 89)

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ANNEX 10 - AERONAUTICAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS VOL. V (3rd edition Amendment 89)

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ANNEX 11 - AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES (14th edition Amendment 50)

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Para 2.10.3.2.2KL TMA has a lower limit of 4000 FT. (within lateral limits of CTR). Most other control areas have a lower limit that complies with VFR cruising levels of Appendix 3 (Annex 2).
Para 2.18.1NOTAM requirement in Malaysia is 48 hrs or 72 hrs prior to commencement of activities, which is less than the required 7 days in Annex 15.
Para 3.6.2.4No requirement imposed for the accepting unit to notify the transferring unit.
Para 6.3.1.2Standby sets are non-recordable (walkie-talkie).
Para 7.1.3.6Wind shear information services are provided at the KLIA only.
Para 7.1.4.3Aerodrome control towers are equipped with surface wind indicators but the readings may not correspond to the readings provided by the Meteorology station if they are made at a different location
Para 7.1.46Wind shear information services are provided at KLIA and Subang Airport.

ANNEX 12 - SEARCH AND RESCUE (8th edition Amendment 18)

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ANNEX 13 - AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT AND INCIDENT INVESTIGATION (11th edition Amendment 15)

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ANNEX 14 - AERODROMES Volume I (7th edition Amendment 13)

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ANNEX 14 - AERODROMES Volume II (4th edition Amendment 7)

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ANNEX 15 - AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION SERVICES (15th edition Amendment 39)

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Chapter 4

Para 4.1.3

Malaysia do not produce:

  1. Aerodrome Terrain and Obstacle Chart - ICAO (Electronic);

  2. Precision Approach Terrain Chart - ICAO;

Chapter 5

Para 5.1.1.4

At least 48 hours advance notice shall be given of the activation of established danger, restricted or prohibited areas and of activities requiring temporary airspace restrictions other than for emergency operations.

Chapter 5

Para 5.3.3

NOTAMs are issued in 2 series (A & D). All NOTAM are given International distribution.

Chapter 5

Para 5.3.31

All NOTAMs are given International Distribution.

Chapter 5

Para 5.3.4.1

All NOTAMs are given International distribution.

Chapter 10

Para 10.1

Malaysia does not have an Electronic Terrain and Obstacle Data.

ANNEX 16 - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION VOL. I AIRCRAFT NOISE (7th edition Amendment 11B)

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Chapter 1

Para 1.4

The Statement Attesting Noise Certification (SANC) issued by DCA only partially contained the required information stated in Annex para 1.4.i.e:

  • Item (a)

  • Item (b)

  • Item (c) - part of it

  • Item (e)

Chapter 1

Para 1.7

CAR 2016. Only has provision for the 1st part of Annex 16 para 1.7 statement relating to suspension or revocation.

However, CAR 2016 does not contain provision to address the 2nd part of the Annex 16 para 1.7 statement where the State of Registry shall not remove the suspension of a noise certification or grant a new noise certification unless the aircraft is found, on reassessment, to comply with the applicable noise Standards.

ANNEX 16 - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION VOL. II AIRCRAFT ENGINE EMISSIONS (3rd. edition Amendment 8)

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Part III

Chapter 1

Para 1.3

Not Implemented

Part III

Chapter 1

Para 1.4

Not Implemented

ANNEX 17 - SECURITY - SAFEGUARDING INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION AGAINST ACTS OF UNLAWFUL INTERFERENCE (10th edition Amendment 15)

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ANNEX 18 - THE SAFE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY AIR (4th edition Amendment 12)

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ANNEX 19 - SAFETY MANAGEMENT (2nd edition, July 2016)

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