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CASA EX107/14 - Exemption – for operations into Lord Howe Island – Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Limited

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Instrument number CASA EX107/14
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
Executive Manager
Operations Division
26 August 2014
Exemption – for operations into Lord Howe Island – Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Limited
1          Duration
          This instrument:
(a)   commences on 1 September 2014; and
(b)   expires at the end of August 2017, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Repeal
          Instrument CASA EX97/11 is repealed.
3          Application
          This instrument applies to operations into Lord Howe Island aerodrome by Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Limited, Aviation Reference Number 401654 (the operator), using DHC-8-200 aircraft (the aircraft)
4          Exemption
          The operator is exempt from compliance with subparagraphs 4.1 (a), (b) and (c) of Civil Aviation Order 20.7.1B to the extent that they would prevent taking into account the use of the departure end of the runway end safety area (RESA) to calculate the take‑off distance and accelerate-stop distance for the aircraft.
5          Conditions
          The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
        1   The operator must comply with the following operational specifications:
DHC-8-200 operational requirements for take-off and landing at Lord Howe Island aerodrome, Runway 10/28

Lord Howe Island Aerodrome

Suitable operational runway
Runway 10/28

Landing distance available
Runway 10: 886 m (ERSA)
Runway 28: 785 m (ERSA)

Take-off distance available
Runway 10: 1006 m (ERSA + 60 m)
Runway 28: 1006 m (ERSA + 60 m)

Take-off run available
Runway 10: 946 m (ERSA + 60 m)
Runway 28: 946 m (ERSA + 60 m)

Accelerate-stop distance available
Runway 10: 946 m (ERSA + 60 m)
Runway 28: 946 m (ERSA + 60 m)

Line-up allowance for take-off
180° turn

Operational limitations

Aircraft landing weight
As calculated based upon aircraft flight manual data, and limited to maximum certified landing weight. Threshold speed and prevailing wind must be considered and accounted for in the landing distance calculation. Temperature accountability is not required in the landing distance calculation.

Landing distance required
Dry runway: 1.43 x ALD
Wet runway: 1.43 x 1.15 x ALD
Actual landing distance (ALD) is the distance between a point 50 feet above the runway threshold and the point where the aircraft comes to a complete stop.
Contaminated runway operations not approved for landing.

Landing flap
Flap 35 landing (unless a greater emergency exists).

Aircraft performance

Braking application
Maximum braking effort

Retarding applications
Power levers at disc

Runway visibility
Daylight operations only

System requirements

All brakes and anti-skid
An aircraft must not take-off for a flight to Lord Howe Island aerodrome unless these systems are operative and fully functional.

Nose gear steering Civil

Full flight control and rudder

        2   Unless stated in clause 1, all of the operator’s applicable operational procedures and limitations apply.
        3   The additional 60 m (RESA) allowed for take-off only must be added to the brake release end of the runway.