Instrument number CASA EX12/14
I, Gerard john Campbell, Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under paragraph 11.160 (1) (b) of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 and subsection 33 (3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
17 February 2014
Exemption — recent experience requirements for night V.F.R. agricultural ratings
(a) commences on the day after registration; and
(b) expires at the end of 31 August 2014, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
CASA EX18/13 is repealed.
This instrument applies to each holder (the holder) of a grade of night V.F.R. agricultural rating (a grade of rating).
The holder is exempt from compliance with paragraph 9.2 of Civil Aviation Order 40.2.2 (the CAO) to the extent of the requirement in subsection 5 in Appendix II of the CAO.
The exemption in section 4 is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
The holder must not conduct a night V.F.R. agricultural operation in a category of aircraft unless, within the 45 days preceding the operation:
(a) in an aircraft of the same category, for which the holder holds a grade of rating, the holder has conducted a night V.F.R. agricultural operation below 500 feet AGL that included both a take-off and a landing at night; or
(b) in an unladen aircraft of the same type as the aircraft in which the operation is to be conducted, the holder has completed a flight that:
(i) commenced not later than 20 minutes before night; and
(ii) involved at least 1 hour of flight time; and
(iii) included manoeuvres at night below 500 feet AGL simulating those of a night V.F.R. agricultural operation below 500 feet AGL; and
(iv) included at least 3 take-offs and 3 landings at night.
Note The requirements mentioned in paragraph 1 (b) must all be met in a single flight of at least 1 hour’s duration.