Instrument number CASA EX81/13
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 (CASR 1998).
[Signed G.J. Campbell]
Gerard J. Campbell
26 July 2013
Exemption — from having training and checking organisation
(a) commences on 1 August 2013; and
(b) expires at the end of 31 July 2016, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
In this instrument:
aerial application operation means:
(a) a flight that is carried out by an aeroplane to apply application material; and
(b) a flight by an aeroplane that is for, or partly for, 1 or more of the following purposes:
(i) inspection of a work area;
(ii) pilot training or checking relating to a flight mentioned in paragraph (a);
(iii) training of a crew member other than the pilot;
(iv) travel from a landing area to a work area and back;
(v) the carriage of a passenger specified in regulation 137.135 of CASR 1998 for a purpose set out in that regulation; and
(c) preparation for any activities mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b).
application material means fertiliser, trace elements, seeds, baits, water, pesticides or other material.
This instrument applies to the operator of a single engine aircraft (the aircraft):
(a) with a maximum take-off weight of more than 5 700 kilograms; and
(b) that is employed in aerial application operations.
The operator of an aeroplane with a maximum take-off weight of more than 5 700 kilograms that is used in aerial application operations is exempt from compliance with regulation 217 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
1 The aircraft must:
(a) be used exclusively for aerial application purposes; and
(b) carry only crew members.
2 The operations in which the aircraft is employed must be conducted in accordance with the operator’s operations manual.