CASA EX95/14 - Exemption — navigation and anti-collision lights (Redjet Aviation)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L01209

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Instrument number CASA EX95/14
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.
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
Executive Manager
Operations Division
4 September 2014
Exemption — navigation and anti-collision lights (Redjet Aviation)
1          Duration
                 The instrument:
(a)   commences on the day of registration; and
(b)   expires at the end of July 2017, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Application
          This instrument applies to Redjet Aviation Pty Ltd, Aviation Reference Number 594373 (the operator), and any pilot in command of an aircraft operated by the operator (the operator’s aircraft) when the operator’s aircraft is being operated for the purposes of surveillance or police operations on behalf of the Australian Federal Police or a State or Territory Police Force.
3          Exemption
          The operator and any pilot in command of the operator’s aircraft, when operating for the purposes of surveillance or police operations, are exempt from complying with the requirements of:
(a)   subregulations 195 (1) and 196 (3) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988; and
(b)   paragraph 3 of Appendix V of Civil Aviation Order 20.18.
4          Conditions
          The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
        1     The operator and pilot in command of the operator’s aircraft must ensure that the aircraft is operated under the Instrument Flight Rules.
        2     The operator and pilot in command must advise Air Traffic Control (ATC) when the operator’s aircraft is operating without external lights.
        3     If the operator’s aircraft has been operating without external lights displayed, the operator or pilot in command must advise ATC when the aircraft is returned to normal operations with external lights displayed.
        4     The pilot in command of the operator’s aircraft must maintain a listening watch on the appropriate ATC frequency.
        5     The pilot in command must display external lights on the operator’s aircraft if:
(a)   the pilot of another aircraft asks for the external lights to be displayed for the purpose of identifying the operator’s aircraft as traffic; or
(b)   he or she is aware of proximate traffic and there is a potential risk of collision.
        6     The operator’s operations manual must contain procedures in Part D of the manual for operations without external lights displayed. The operations manual must also include guidance on the circumstances when an aircraft may operate without external lights displayed.