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CASA EX81/13 - Exemption - from having training and checking organisation

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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
Executive Manager
Operations Division
26 July 2013
Exemption — from having training and checking organisation
1          Duration
                 This instrument:
(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(b)   expires at the end of 31 July 2016, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.
2          Definitions
                 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.
3          Application
                 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.
4          Exemption
                 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.
5          Conditions
                 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.