GEN 1.7  Differences from ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and Procedures

Differences from ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and Procedures are identified in the tables below.

Annex 1: Personnel Licensing (12th Edition, AMDT 175)
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Annex 2: Rules of the Air (10th Edition, AMDT 46)
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Chapter 3
3.6.2
A VFR flight operated within a control zone is not authorized to operate as a special VFR flight.Work is currently underway to identify the measures required to achieve compliance with this standard.
Annex 3: Meteorological Service for International Air Navigation (19th Edition, AMDT 77-A)
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Chapter 4
4.3.2 b)
METAR for dissemination beyond the aerodrome of origin is not issued.VOLMET/D-VOLMET planned to be implemented in 2020.
Chapter 4
4.4.2
SPECI for dissemination beyond the aerodrome of origin is not issued.MWO do not prepare SPECI.
Chapter 6
6.5.1
6.5.2
6.5.3
Area forecasts for low‑level flights are not provided.Planned to provide GAMET in 2020.
Chapter 7
7.1.1
Information about the atmospheric conditions can only be obtained by forecast data no observed data available.Planned to have AMDAR within 2019.
Chapter 7
7.2.1
Information about the atmospheric conditions can only be obtained by forecast data no observed data available. Planned to have AMDAR within 2019.
Chapter 7
7.4.1
Currently wind shear warnings can be issued by using forecast data, no detection of (observed) wind shear below 1600ft is currently possible.Planned to install WIND PROFILER, and receiving AMDAR data within 2019.
Chapter 9
9.5
Meteorological information for use by aircraft in flight is not provided.Planned to be implemented in 2020.
Chapter 11
11.5
No VOLMET/D-VOLMET implemented.Planned to be implemented in 2020.
Annex 4: Aeronautical Charts (11th Edition, AMDT 60)
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Chapter 2
2.1.8
In Albania the basic sheet size of the charts is 297 mm x 210 mm (A4).Reduction in sheet size would reduce the area of coverage and the amount of data published.
Chapter 2
2.3.4
The name and adequate address of the producing agency are not shown in the margin of the chart.The chart is published as part of AIP.
Chapter 4Albania does not produce an AerodromeObstacle Chart - ICAO Type B.User requirement is satisfied by the current content of the AIP.There are no current plans to produce this chart.
Chapter 5Albania does not produce an Aerodrome Terrain and Obstacle Chart – ICAO (Electronic).Work is currently underway to identify the measures required to achieve compliance with this standard.
Chapter 8The Area Chart is not produced by Albania.Requirement fulfilled by other charts – SID and STAR charts.
Chapter 11
11.10.4.3
The Final Approach Fix or Point (FAF/ FAP) geographical coordinates are not shown.Publication of these coordinates are of no benefit to the chart user.
Chapter 16The World Aeronautical Chart ICAO 1:1 000 000 is not produced by Albania.Aeronautical Chart – ICAO 1:500 000 is produced instead.
Annex 5: Units of Measurement to be Used in Air and Ground Operations (5th Edition, AMDT 17)
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Annex 6, Part I: International Commercial Air Transport - Aeroplanes (11th Edition, AMDT 43)
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Annex 6, Part II: International General Aviation - Aeroplanes (10th Edition, AMDT 36)
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Annex 6, Part III: International Operations - Helicopters (9th Edition, AMDT 22)
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Annex 7: Aircraft Nationality and Registration Marks (6th Edition, AMDT 6)
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Annex 8: Airworthiness of Aircraft (12th Edition, AMDT 106)
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Annex 9: Facilitation (15th Edition, AMDT 26)
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Annex 10, Volume I: Radio Navigation Aids (7th Edition, AMDT 91)
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Annex 10, Volume II: Communication Procedures including those with PANS status (7th Edition, AMDT 91)
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Annex 10, Volume III: Communication Systems (2nd Edition, AMDT 90)
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Annex 10, Volume IV: Surveillance and Collision Avoidance Systems (5th Edition, AMDT 90)
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Annex 10, Volume V: Aeronautical Radio Frequency Spectrum Utilization (3rd Edition, AMDT 89)
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Annex 11: Air Traffic Services (15th Edition, AMDT 51)
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Annex 12: Search and Rescue (8th Edition, AMDT 18)
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Annex 13: Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation (11th Edition, AMDT 16)
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Annex 14, Volume I: Aerodrome Design and Operations (8th Edition, AMDT 14)
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Annex 14, Volume II: Helicopters (4th Edition, AMDT 8)
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Annex 15: Aeronautical Information Services (16th Edition, AMDT 40)
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Chapter 5
5.3.4.2
Aerodrome mapping data sets are not made available for aerodromes regularly used by international civil aviation.Albania is working towards developing a policy that will enable compliance with the aerodrome mapping data sets requirements.
Chapter 5
5.3.5.2
Instrument flight procedure data sets are not made available for aerodromes regularly used by international civil aviation.Albania is working towards developing a policy that will enable compliance with the instrument flight procedure data sets requirements.
Annex 16, Volume I: Aircraft Noise (8th Edition, AMDT 12)
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Annex 16, Volume II: Aircraft Engine Emissions (4th Edition, AMDT 9)
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Annex 16, Volume III: Aeroplane CO2 Emissions (1st Edition)
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Annex 16, Volume IV: Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) (1st Edition)
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Annex 17: Security (10th Edition, AMDT 16)
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Annex 18: The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (4th Edition, AMDT 12)
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Annex 19: Safety Management (1st Edition)
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Doc 4444: Air Traffic Management (16th Edition, AMDT 8)
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Chapter 6
6.5.3.3
An IFR flight may be cleared to execute a visual approach by day only.
Doc 8168, Volume I: Flight Procedures (5th Edition, AMDT 7)
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Doc 8168, Volume II: Construction of Visual and Instrument Flight Procedures (6th Edition, AMDT 8)
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Doc 8168, Volume III: Aircraft Operating Procedures (1st Edition)
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Doc 10066: Aeronautical Information Management (1st Edition)
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