Instrument number CASA EX89/11
I, john francis mccormick, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
[Signed John F. McCormick]
John F. McCormick
Director of Aviation Safety
15 August 2011
Exemption — recency requirements for night flying (Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd)
(a) commences on the day after registration; and
(b) stops having effect at the end of 31 July 2014.
The instrument applies to a flight undertaken by a commercial (aeroplane) pilot or an air transport (aeroplane) pilot:
(a) at night; and
(b) as the pilot in command of an aeroplane operated by Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd, trading as Cobham Aviation Services Pty Ltd – Special Mission, Aviation Reference Number 532345 (the operator).
A pilot to whom this exemption applies is exempt from compliance with paragraphs 5.109 (1) (b) and 5.170 (1) (b) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Conditions
1 Subject to this Schedule, a pilot must not carry out a flight to which this instrument applies unless, within the period of 90 days immediately before the day of the proposed flight, he or she has carried out at least 3 take-offs and 3 landings at night, consisting of take-offs and landings in an aeroplane of the same type or in a flight simulator approved for aeroplanes of that type.
2 A pilot who does not meet the requirements of clause 1 must, before carrying out a flight to which this instrument applies, meet the recency requirements in clause 3.
3 Subject to clause 4, a pilot may carry out a flight to which this instrument applies if he or she has carried out a take-off and landing at night within the period of 30 days referred to in clause 4:
(a) under the supervision of a person holding a delegation to issue or renew ratings or conduct flight tests; and
(b) while line flying in an aeroplane of the same type or in a flight simulator approved for aeroplanes of that type.
4 Satisfaction of the recency requirement referred to in clause 3 may only be used within the period of 30 days immediately following a period of 90 days in which the pilot has failed to maintain compliance with the recency requirement mentioned in clause 1.
Note The purpose of clauses 3 and 4 is to allow a pilot a further period of 30 days in which to renew recency in accordance with clause 1.