CASA 41/15 - Direction — parallel runway operations at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport

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Instrument number CASA 41/15
I, gerard john campbell, Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under subregulation 99AA (5) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 and subsection 33 (3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
Executive Manager
Operations Division
17 April 2015
Direction — parallel runway operations at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day of registration; and
(b)   expires at the end of March 2018, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Repeal
                 Instrument CASA 192/13 is repealed.
3          Application
                 This instrument applies to the conduct of parallel runway operations at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (KSA), using the instrument landing system (ILS) with the precision runway monitor (PRM).
4          Direction
        (1)     Subject to subsection (2), the pilot in command of an aircraft must not undertake an ILS PRM approach unless 1 of the following requirements has been complied with:
(a)   for an aircraft operating under an Australian Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) or another Australian aircraft — the pilot in command has satisfied training requirements mentioned in Schedule 1; or
(b)   for an aircraft operating under a foreign aircraft AOC or another foreign registered aircraft — the aircraft’s operator has been approved by the operator’s National Aviation Authority (NAA) to conduct ILS PRM approaches; or
(c)   for an aircraft operating under a foreign aircraft AOC, the operator of which has not been approved by the operator’s NAA to conduct ILS PRM approaches — the pilot in command has satisfied training requirements mentioned in Schedule 2; or
(d)   for another foreign registered aircraft, the operator of which has not been approved by the operator’s NAA to conduct ILS PRM approaches — the pilot in command has satisfied training requirements mentioned in Schedule 2.
        (2)     If a pilot in command does not meet the applicable requirements set out in subsection (1), he or she must notify Air Traffic Control to that effect:
(a)   on approach to KSA, when not less than 120 nautical miles from KSA; or
(b)   when departing from an aerodrome within 120 nautical miles of KSA with KSA as the next destination — on departure.
Schedule 1          Training requirements for the pilot in command of an aircraft operating under an Australian AOC or another Australian aircraft
        1     A pilot in command of an aircraft must not undertake an ILS PRM approach in I.M.C. into KSA unless he or she has satisfactorily completed an approved training course which includes the following requirements:
(a)   studying the operational documents relevant to ILS PRM approach procedures;
(b)   viewing the video titled ILS PRM Approaches — A Pilot’s Approach, as produced by Airservices Australia from time to time;
(c)   an examination designed to demonstrate that the pilot has become thoroughly familiar with the ILS PRM approach procedures (including breakout procedures and phraseology).
        2     In the case of a pilot in command of an aircraft engaged in regular public transport, or charter, operations by an operator, the approved training course, including the examination, must have been conducted by:
(a)   the operator’s approved training and checking organisation (CAR 217 organisation); or
(b)   the operator’s chief pilot where the operator is not required to have a CAR 217 organisation.
        3     In any other case:
(a)   the approved training course, including the examination, must have been conducted by:
             (i)  a person or organisation approved by CASA; or
            (ii)  an appropriately qualified instructor in a flying training school which is approved to conduct instrument training; and
(b)   at the satisfactory completion of the approved training course, the pilot must obtain a log book endorsement.
Schedule 2          Training requirements for the pilot in command of an aircraft operating under a foreign aircraft AOC or another foreign registered aircraft
        1     The pilot in command of an aircraft:
(a)   engaged in any operations by the holder of a foreign aircraft AOC or the operator of another foreign registered aircraft (the foreign operator); and
(b)   who has not been approved by the aircraft’s National Aviation Authority to conduct ILS PRM approaches;
              must have satisfactorily undertaken and completed a training course approved by CASA.
        2     For the purposes of this Schedule, training course approved by CASA means a training course in ILS PRM approach procedures in relation to which CASA receives and accepts in writing the following documents:
(a)   a copy of the approved training course syllabus issued by the foreign operator’s approved training facility;
(b)   a statement by the foreign operator’s National Aviation Authority that the foreign operator’s training facility is approved to conduct training for ILS PRM approaches.
 
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