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CASA EX70/13 - Exemption — take-off with residual traces of frost and ice

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Instrument number CASA EX70/13
I, GERARD JOHN CAMPBELL, Acting 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
Acting Executive Manager
Operations Division
27 June 2013
Exemption — take-off with residual traces of frost and ice
1          Revocation
                 Instrument number CASA EX59/11 is revoked.
2          Duration
                 This instrument:
(a)   commences on 1 July 2013; and
(b)   expires at the end of 30 June 2016, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
3          Application
                 This instrument applies only to the pilot in command of an aircraft that:
(a)   is engaged in regular public transport operations; and
(b)   has a maximum take-off weight of more than 5 700 kg.
4          Exemption
                 The pilot in command is exempt from compliance with paragraph 244 (1) (c) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
5          Conditions
                 The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
        1     In this Schedule:
appropriate procedures means de-icing and anti-icing procedures that are:
(a)   effective in the ambient meteorological conditions and temperatures; and
(b)   carried out in accordance with whichever of the following is applicable to take-off in those conditions and temperatures:
             (i)  the aircraft flight manual; or
            (ii)  instructions and data provided by the aircraft manufacturer.
        2     Before taking off, the pilot in command must ensure that appropriate procedures have been used to remove from the aircraft all accumulated snow, frost and ice other than residual traces.
        3     Immediately before taking off, the pilot in command must be satisfied that any residual traces of snow, frost or ice will not affect the performance of:
(a)   the aircraft; or
(b)   any of its equipment or instruments.