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
(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(b) expires at the end of 30 April 2017, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
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.
This instrument applies to the holder of a low-level rating.
(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.
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.