CASA EX26/15 - Exemption — low-level operations at air displays

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Instrument number CASA EX26/15
I, MARK ALAN SKIDMORE, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR 1998).
[Signed Mark Skidmore AM]
Mark Skidmore AM
Director of Aviation Safety
13 February 2015
Exemption — low-level operations at air displays
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day of registration; and
(b)   expires at the end of January 2018, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Definition
low-level operation has the same meaning given by regulation 61.010 of CASR 1998.
3          Application
                 This exemption applies to each pilot in command of an aircraft (the pilot) who:
(a)   is conducting a low-level operation at an air display approved by CASA; and
(b)   does not hold a low-level rating or an aerial application rating.
4          Exemption
                 The pilot is exempt from:
(a)   paragraph 157 (1) (b) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988; and
(b)   subregulation 61.065 (1) of CASR 1998; and
(c)   subregulation 61.375 (7) of CASR 1998, but only in relation to item 5 of Table 61.375 of CASR 1998.
5          Conditions
The exemptions are subject to the conditions in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 — Conditions
        1     The pilot must not fly below 200 feet.
        2     The pilot must not fly with a bank angle of more than 30º between 200 feet and 500 feet.
        3     For an air display in which the pilot is conducting a low-level operation, the pilot must comply with any relevant conditions contained in the air display approval issued by CASA.

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