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While providing additional assistance in the form of regional safety oversight seminars and workshops, the programme also provides ICAO with valuable feedback to improve existing SARPs and create new ones. The experience gained with the safety oversight programme was successfully adapted to aviation security. In 2002, the Universal Security Audit Programme was launched to similarly help States (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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UNIT 8: ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ identify deficiencies in the implementation of security-related SARPs. The format may in the future be applied to other areas of civil aviation. Cooperation, consensus, compliance and an unfailing commitment to the on-going implementation of SARPs have made it possible to create a global aviation system that has evolved into the safest mode of mass transportation ever conceived. The flight crew of today’s commercial aircraft, as their predecessors and those that will follow, can count on a standardized aviation infrastructure wherever they fly in the world. ICAO is proud of this unique achievement, based on the singled- minded pursuit of working with its Contracting States and all other partners of the international civil aviation community in providing the citizens of the world with an aviation system that is safe and reliable, now and for years to come. Check Your Progress Fill in the blanks: 1. ‘There are 18 ICAO Annexes, which contain ……… that have been adopted through International agreement. 2. ‘Standards’ are mandatory requirements set up by ICAO in its Annexes for the safety or regularity of International air navigation and is denoted by the words …………… Summary This unit describes the working of ICAO. It lists the publications of ICAO and also describes the ICAO Annexes in brief. In addition to these, the unit describes ICAO standards and practices. It explains why Standards and Recommended Practices (SARP) are necessary, how SARPs are depicted in ICAO Annexes, the origin and development of SARPs and their implementation. Lesson End Activity Prepare a presentation on the origin and development of SARPs and their implementation. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Aviation Safety & Security Management Keywords SARPs: Standards and Recommended Practices are developed by ICAO and cover all technical and operational aspects of international civil aviation, such as safety, personnel licensing, operation of aircraft, aerodromes, air traffic services, accident investigation and the environment. Universal Security Audit Programme: It represents an important initiative in ICAO’s strategy for strengthening aviation security worldwide and for attaining commitment from States in a collaborative effort to establish a global aviation security system.
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