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CASA EX129/13 - Exemption – recency requirements for night flying – Regional Express Pty Ltd

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Instrument number CASA EX129/13
I, GERARD JOHN CAMPBELL, Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
Executive Manager
Operations Division
19 December 2013
Exemption – recency requirements for night flying – Regional Express Pty Ltd
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day of registration; and
(b)   expires at the end of 31 August 2014, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Application
                 The instrument applies to a flight undertaken by a commercial (aeroplane) pilot or an air transport (aeroplane) pilot:
(a)   at night; and
(b)   as the pilot in command of an aeroplane operated by Regional Express Pty Ltd, Aviation Reference Number 752788 (the operator).
3          Exemption
                 A pilot in command to whom this exemption applies is exempt from compliance with paragraphs 5.109 (1) (b) and 5.170 (1) (b) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR 1988).
4          Conditions
                 The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
        1     In this Schedule:
approved type simulator means a Level C or Level D qualified flight simulator approved by CASA:
(a)   as a training device for the type of aircraft to be used in the night operation; and
(b)   for use in the tests and checks provided for in the operator’s training and checking organisation.
        2     The operator must have a currently approved training and checking organisation as required under regulation 217 of CAR 1988 and an approved and accepted training and checking manual incorporating the conditions of this Schedule.
        3     The pilot in command of the aeroplane must not carry out a flight to which this instrument applies, unless:
(a)   within the period of 90 days immediately before the day of the proposed flight — he or she has carried out at least 3 night take-offs and 3 night landings in an aeroplane of the same type or in an approved type simulator; or
(b)   within the period of 180 days immediately before the day of the proposed flight, he or she has completed a proficiency check:
             (i)  related to the carrying out of night operations; and
            (ii)  conducted in an approved type simulator.