Instrument number CASA EX13/14
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 and subsection 33 (3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
10 March 2014
Exemption — take-off with traces of frost
(a) commences on the day of registration; and
(b) expires at the end of 30 June 2016, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
Instrument CASA EX70/13 is repealed.
This instrument applies only to the pilot in command of an aircraft that:
(a) has a maximum take-off weight of more than 5 700 kg; and
(b) is engaged in regular public transport operations or charter operations.
In this instrument:
critical surfaces means:
(a) the aircraft’s wings, flaps, control surfaces, rotors, propellers, horizontal stabilisers and vertical stabilisers; and
(b) if the aircraft has rear mounted engines — the upper surface of its fuselage.
The pilot in command is exempt from compliance with paragraph 244 (1) (c) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
1 Subject to clause 2, at the time of commencing the take-off, the aircraft must not have any frost, ice or snow adhering to any of its critical surfaces.
2 Clause 1 does not apply to the take-off of an aircraft if:
(a) the aircraft has no frost, ice or snow adhering to any of its critical surfaces other than frost adhering to the underside of its wings; and
(b) the frost is caused by cold-soaked fuel; and
(c) the take-off is conducted in accordance with the aircraft flight manual, the flight crew operating manual or the dispatch deviation guide instructions that relate to take-off under the conditions mentioned in paragraphs 2 (a) and (b).
3 At the time of commencing the take-off, the aircraft may have a thin layer of hoarfrost on its upper fuselage which does not exceed the limitations specified by the aircraft manufacturer.