CASA EX64/13 - Exemption - single operation into and out of Broome conducted by Queensland Recreational Aircraft Association

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Instrument number CASA EX64/13
I, JONATHAN ALECK, Associate Director of Aviation Safety, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under subregulation 11.160 (1) of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
[Signed Jonathan Aleck]
Jonathan Aleck
Associate Director of Aviation Safety
17 June 2013
Exemption — single operation into and out of Broome conducted by Queensland Recreational Aircraft Association
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on 27 June 2013; and
(b)   stops having effect at the end of 7 July 2013, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Application
                 This instrument applies to a flight organised by the Queensland Recreational Aircraft Association (QRAA):
(a)   using ultralight aeroplanes to which Civil Aviation Order 95.55 (CAO 95.55) applies that are:
             (i)  registered with Recreational Aviation Australia Incorporated, Aviation Reference Number (ARN) 224806 (the RAA); or
            (ii)  on the Civil Aircraft Register; and
(b)   carried out by a group of persons who hold, unless they are passengers, current pilot certificates issued by the RAA.
3          Exemptions from CAR 1988
       3.1     If the conditions set out in this exemption are complied with, the pilots to which it applies are exempt from complying with the following provisions of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR 1988) when conducting the operation:
(a)   Parts 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, and 5;
(b)   regulations 36A and 37;
(c)   subregulations 83 (1), (2) and (3) in respect of VHF equipment;
(d)   regulations 133, 139, 155, 157, 207, 208 and 230;
(e)   subregulation 242 (2);
(f)    regulations 252 and 258.
       3.2     A 2-place aeroplane to which this exemption applies may be flown only if it carries:
(a)   an approved ELT, or an approved portable ELT, as defined in regulation 252A of CAR 1988; or
(b)   a personal locator beacon that has been approved by CASA for use with such an aeroplane.
4          Conditions
                 The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1 and to compliance with CAO 95.55 other than paragraphs 7.3 (d), (e) and (f).
Schedule 1          Conditions on entry into, and departure from, controlled airspace at Broome airport
        1     The aircraft not equipped with transponders must arrive at, and depart from, Broome below 1 200 feet above mean sea level.
        2     All aircraft must plan to arrive at Broome airport no later than 0130 UTC or 9.30 local time.
        3     All aircraft must arrive before 10 a.m. local time.
        4     Unless advised differently by Broome ATC, all aircraft must call Broome tower at James Price Point (JMPP) located on the Broome VTC for an inbound clearance.
        5     All aircraft must plan to arrive at 3-5 minute intervals. Aircraft travelling in pairs must provide Broome ATC with the call signs of both aircraft.
        6     The missed approach procedure to be followed must be confirmed with Broome tower.
        7     The Broome tower must be contacted on the day before the planned departure to advise the estimated time of departure.
        8     On the morning of the proposed departure, the weather forecast for Broome airport and the airspace to be flown through must be obtained.
        9     All pilots, or the Flight Director of QRAA, Kelvin Hutchinson, on behalf of the pilots, must contact Broome tower on the morning of entry on telephone number
(08) 9192 7702 to advise estimated arrival time and obtain any relevant instructions.
      10     All aircraft must depart as instructed by ATC.
      11     Departure must be postponed if the conditions are not suitable.
      12     The relevant radio failure procedure must be advised by Broome control tower.
      13     All pilots must have undergone the briefing conducted by Phil Goyne on 25 May 2013, as authorised by the QRAA, in relation to the flight to Western Australia and entry into, and exit from, Broome airport.
      14     All pilots must have undergone flight reviews as required for their pilot certificates.
      15     If an incident or accident occurs during arrival at, or departure from, Broome airport, the Flight Director of QRAA must report it as soon as possible to:
(a)   the Australian Transport Safety Bureau; and
(b)   the Self-Administering Sport Aviation Organisations Section, CASA; and
(c)   the RAA.