Instrument number CASA EX73/11
I, gregory james hood, Executive Manager, Operations Division, as a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
[Signed Greg Hood]
25 July 2011
Exemption — from requirement to register an emergency locator transmitter (ELT) with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority
(a) commences on 1 August 2011; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of July 2014.
In this instrument:
approved ELT, approved portable ELT and high-capacity have the same meanings as in subregulation 252A (7) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR 1988).
This instrument applies to the operator and pilot in command of a high-capacity regular public transport aircraft or a high-capacity charter aircraft (high-capacity aircraft).
The operator and pilot in command of a high-capacity aircraft are exempt from compliance with regulation 252 of CAR 1988 in relation to paragraph 6.6 of Civil Aviation Order 20.11 (CAO 20.11).
The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
1 The aircraft must be on a flight associated with its manufacture, preparation for delivery or delivery to its operator.
2 No fare-paying passengers must be carried on the flight.
3 The operator and pilot in command of a high-capacity aircraft must ensure that it carries an approved ELT and an approved portable ELT, or at least 2 approved portable ELTs, in accordance with subsection 6 of CAO 20.11.
4 An ELT, or portable ELT, carried under clause 3 must be in working order.