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CASA 184/14 - Direction — number of cabin attendants for Fokker F70 and Fokker F100 aircraft

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Instrument number CASA 184/14
I, gerard john campbell, Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 and subsection 33 (3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
Executive Manager
Operations Division
25 July 2014
Direction — number of cabin attendants for Fokker F70 and Fokker F100 aircraft
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day of registration; and
(b)   expires at the end of July 2015, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Repeal
                 Instrument CASA 164/13 is repealed.
3          Application
                       This instrument applies to the aircraft mentioned in section 4 that are:
(a)   operated by Alliance Airlines Pty Limited, Aviation Reference Number 593564 (the operator); and
(b)   engaged in regular public transport, and charter, operations.
4          Direction
                       In spite of subparagraph 6.1 (b) of Civil Aviation Order (CAO) 20.16.3, the operator may operate any of the following Australian registered aircraft:
(a)   Fokker F28 MK 0100 aircraft that provide for a maximum seating capacity of 100 passengers;
(b)   Fokker F28 MK 0070 aircraft that provide for a maximum seating capacity of 75 passengers;
                 if there is 1 cabin attendant for every 50 passenger seats or part of that number.
Note   CAO 20.16.3 applies in all other respects to an aircraft referred to in this section.
5          Conditions
                       The direction is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
          1     Only physically competent (able-bodied) persons may occupy seats in the overwing emergency exit rows.
        2     During an aircraft take-off or landing operation with more than 10 passengers, a minimum of 2 able-bodied persons must occupy the seats between the aisle and each overwing emergency exit.
        3     All passengers seated in the overwing emergency exit rows must receive and respond to a briefing which instructs them in the opening of overwing emergency exits and subsequent actions required in the event of an emergency.
        4     The operator must ensure that the aircraft can be evacuated in 90 seconds.
        5     Arrangements for the seating and briefing of passengers must be in accordance with procedures set out in the operator’s operations manual and approved by CASA.