CASA EX168/14 - Exemption from paragraph 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3 for Airbus 330 aircraft operated by Qantas Airways Limited

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L01644

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Instrument number CASA EX168/14
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 December 2014
Exemption from paragraph 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3 for Airbus 330 aircraft operated by Qantas Airways Limited
1          Commencement
                 This instrument:
(a)       commences on the day of registration; and
(b)      expires at the end of November 2017, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Application
                 This instrument applies to Australian registered Airbus 330 aircraft (the aircraft) operated by Qantas Airways Limited, Aviation Reference Number 216147 (the operator) and equipped with the passenger seats referred to in clause 1 of Schedule 1.
3          Exemption
                 The operator and pilot in command of an aircraft to which this exemption applies are exempt from compliance with paragraph 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3.
4          Conditions
                 This exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
        1     This exemption applies to the aircraft only in respect of Thompson Aero Seating PN.VT10-00 series seats.
        2     The seats must have been installed in accordance with the standards and limitations applied for the certification of the aircraft or for its modification when installing the seats.
        3     The seats as installed must have been approved by the certifying authority for the aircraft as suitable for use in a reclining position during take-off, taxiing or landing.
        4     The seats must only be used in a reclining position in accordance with the instructions of the operator and the manufacturer. In particular, when in the reclining position, they must not impede ingress or egress by people behind the seat, in case of an emergency.