CASA EX92/15 - Exemption — from certain low-level rating requirements

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Instrument number CASA EX92/15
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.
[Signed M. Skidmore]
Mark Skidmore AM
Director of Aviation Safety
25 May 2015
Exemption — from certain low-level rating requirements
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day after registration; and
(b)   expires at the end of 30 April 2017, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Definitions
                 In this instrument:
                 aerial mustering endorsement means an aerial mustering endorsement mentioned in Table 61.1075 of CASR 1998.
                 CASR 1998 means the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
                 low-level rating means a low-level rating under Part 61 of CASR 1998.
3          Application
                 This instrument applies to the holder of a low-level rating.
4          Exemptions
        (1)     The holder of a low-level rating is exempted from compliance with the requirements of the following provisions of CASR 1998:
(a)   regulation 61.1040, but only to the extent that it is made subject to regulations 61.1055 and 61.1060;
(b)   regulation 61.1055;
(c)   regulation 61.1060.
        (2)     The exemptions in subsection (1) are subject to the conditions in section 5.
5          Conditions
                 Flight review requirement for all rating holders
        (1)     The holder of a low-level rating must not exercise the privileges of the rating unless, within the 24 months before exercising the privileges, he or she:
(a)   has successfully completed a flight review for the rating; or
(b)   has passed a flight test for the rating; or
(c)   has passed a flight test for the grant of a low‑level endorsement (as long as it is more than 6 months after passing the flight test for the rating); or
(d)   has successfully completed an aerial application proficiency check under regulation 61.1110 of CASR 1998; or
(e)   has successfully completed an operator proficiency check that covers:
             (i)  operations under the rating; or
            (ii)  operations under the aerial application rating; or
(f)    is successfully participating in an operator’s training and checking system for an operation under the rating, being a system for which the operator holds an appropriate approval under regulation 61.040 of CASR 1998.
                 Recency requirement for aerial mustering only
        (2)     The holder of a low-level rating with an aerial mustering endorsement must not engage in an aerial mustering operation unless, within the 12 months before the operation, the holder has:
(a)   completed 20 hours of aerial mustering operations; or
(b)   been assessed as competent to conduct aerial mustering operations by a flight instructor who holds a low-level training endorsement; or
(c)   successfully completed an operator proficiency check in low-level operations covering aerial mustering operations; or
(d)   successfully completed a low-level flight review covering aerial mustering operations.
 
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