CASA 47/15 - Approval — to conduct flight tests for, and to grant, sling operation endorsements and winch and rappelling operation endorsements

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Instrument number CASA 47/15
I, TERENCE LINDSAY FARQUHARSON, Acting Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 61.040 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (CASR 1998).
[Signed T. Farquharson]
Terry Farquharson
Acting Director of Aviation Safety
15 May 2015
Approval — to conduct flight tests for, and to grant, sling operation endorsements and winch and rappelling operation endorsements
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day of registration; and
(b)   expires at the end of August 2017, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Definitions
approved person means a person who was:
(a)   an approved person under paragraph 3.2 of Civil Aviation Order 29.6 (CAO 29.6), as in force immediately before the commencement of the Civil Aviation Order (Flight Crew Licensing) Repeal and Amendment Instrument 2014 (No. 1) (the Amendment Instrument); or
(b)   an approved person under subsection 9 of Civil Aviation Order 29.11 (CAO 29.11), as in force immediately before the commencement of the Amendment Instrument.
Note 1   The Amendment Instrument commenced immediately before the commencement of Parts 61, 64, 141 and 142 of CASR 1998 which commenced on 1 September 2014.
Note 2   CAO 29.6 and CAO 29.11 have been amended and no longer refer to an approved person. 
approved helicopter training pilot means a person who is the holder of an approval mentioned in section 4 of this instrument.
instructor rating proficiency check means a check as described in Appendix 5 of Schedule 6 of the Part 61 Manual of Standards.
3          Application
        (1)     Subject to subsection (2), this instrument ceases to apply to an approved helicopter training pilot immediately after his or her approval as an approved person would have expired if CAO 29.6 or CAO 29.11 had not been amended by the Amendment Instrument.
        (2)     Subsection (1) does not apply to an approved helicopter training pilot who successfully completes instructor rating proficiency checks:
(a)   in accordance with regulation 61.1180, as if he or she were a flight instructor; and
(b)   which include competency testing for the relevant rating or endorsement mentioned in paragraph 4 (1) (a) or 4 (2) (a).
4          Approvals
        (1)     Under regulation 61.040 of CASR 1998, I grant an approval to an approved person mentioned in paragraph (a) of the definition of approved person:
(a)   for subregulation 61.245 (3) — to conduct a flight test for the issue of a sling operations endorsement mentioned in item 8 of Table 61.1075 of CASR 1998; and
(b)   for subregulation 61.150 (7) (b) — to grant a sling operations endorsement mentioned in paragraph (a).
        (2)     Under regulation 61.040 of CASR 1998, I grant an approval to an approved person mentioned in paragraph (b) of the definition of approved person:
(a)   for subregulation 61.245 (3) — to conduct a flight test for the issue of a winch and rappelling operations endorsement mentioned in item 9 of Table 61.1075 of CASR 1998; and
(b)   for paragraph 61.150 (7) (b) — to grant a winch and rappelling operations endorsement mentioned in paragraph (a).
        (3)     Each approval granted under this section is subject to the conditions mentioned in section 5.
5          Conditions
        (1)     Before a person may act as an approved helicopter training pilot, he or she must register with the CASA Flight Test Notification System (FTNS) and must use the FTNS as the method of flight test notification.
        (2)     Before FTNS registration, the approved helicopter training pilot must provide evidence to CASA Flying Standards Branch that, immediately before 1 September 2014, he or she was an approved person.
        (3)     Before a person may act as an approved helicopter training pilot, he or she must register for, and successfully complete, the CASA Aviation Worx On-line Bridging Professional Development Program.
        (4)     An approved helicopter training pilot must comply with the obligations of a flight examiner set out in Division 61.U.2 of CASR 1998 as if he or she were a flight examiner.
        (5)     When conducting a flight test, an approved helicopter training pilot must comply with the requirements of, and take into account the recommendations in, the Flight Examiner’s Handbook as in force and published on the CASA website at the time of the flight test, as if he or she were a flight examiner.
        (6)     An approved helicopter training pilot must successfully complete a course of training conducted by CASA as described in paragraphs 61.1290 (2) (a) and 61.1320 (2) (a) of CASR 1998, not later than 18 months after the date of commencement of this instrument, as if he or she were an applicant for a relevant flight examiner rating or endorsement.
 
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