ICAO or International Civil Aviation Organization came in Existense after the Chicago Convention of 1944, also know as Convention on International Civil Aviation.

Composed of:

  1. The Assembly
  2. The Council
  3. The Secretariat

Headquarters of ICAO is at Montreal , Canada

SARPS ( Standard and Recomended Practises) also know as Annexes to the Convention.

Annex 1 – Personnel Licensing

Annex 2 – Rules of Air

Annex 3 – Meteorological Services for International Air Navigation

Annex 4 – Aeronautical Charts

Annex 5 -Units of measurements

Annex 6 – Operation of Aircraft

Part 1 International Commercial Air Transport – Aeroplanes

Part 2 International General Aviation – Aeroplanes

Part 3 International operations – Helicopters

Annex 7 – Aircraft Nationality & Registration Marks

Annex 8 – Airworthiness of Aircraft

Annex 9 – Facilitation

Annex 10 – Aeronautical Telecommunications

Vol 1. Radio Navigation

Vol 2. Communication Procedures

Vol 3. Digital Data Communication Systems

Vol 4. Surveillance Radar & Collision Avoidance Systems

Vol 5. Aeronautical Radio Frequency Spectrum Utilization

Annex 11 – Air Traffic Services

Annex 12 – Search And Rescue

Annex 13 – Aircraft Accident & Incident Investigation

Annex 14 – Aerodromes

Vol 1. Aerodromes Design And Operations

Vol 2. Heliports

Annex 15 – Aeronautical Information Services

Annex 16 – Environemntal Protection

Vol 1. Aircraft Noise

Vol 2. Aircraft Engine Emissions

Annex 17 – Security

Annex 18 – The safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air


PANS( Procedures for Air Navigation Service )

They are Operatio procedures regarded as not yet having attained sufficient degree of maturity for adoption as International SARP as wellas material of a more permanent Character or is susceptible to frequent ammendments. EX. RAC- Rules of Air and ATS Doc 4444.

SUPPS (Regional SUpplementry Procedures )

These are similar to PANS but only for application in the respective regions.



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