CASA EX77/14 - Exemption — take-offs from Lady Elliott Island aerodrome

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Instrument number CASA EX77/14
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 (CASR 1998) and subsection 33 (3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
Executive Manager
Operations Division
25 July 2014
Exemption — take-offs from Lady Elliott Island aerodrome
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on 1 August 2014; and
(b)   expires at the end of July 2017, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Repeal
                 Instrument CASA EX95/11 is repealed.
3          Application
                 This instrument applies to the pilot in command of an aircraft taking off from runway 17 or 35 on Lady Elliott Island, to enable him or her, in case of an engine failure:
(a)   to be within safe gliding distance of shallow water; or
(b)   to return to the aerodrome.
4          Exemption
                 The pilot in command is exempt from compliance with paragraph 166A (2) (f) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
5          Conditions
                 The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
        1     The pilot in command must maintain the same track from take-off until the aircraft is at least 300 feet above the terrain.
        2     Before commencing take-off, the pilot in command must broadcast, on CTAF frequency 126.7, his or her intention to turn at less than 500 feet.
        3     The pilot in command may take off under the exemption only if he or she considers that it is safe to do so.
        4     For take-offs under the exemption, the pilot is required to comply with procedures established by Istlecote Pty Ltd, trading as Seair Pacific – Gold Coast, Aviation Reference Number 504606, for such take-offs.