CASA 485/11 - Permission and direction - helicopter special operations

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  Instrument number CASA 485/11
I, gregory JAMES HOOD, Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under subregulations 151 (3), 207 (3), 250 (2) and 251 (9) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
[Signed Greg Hood]
Greg Hood
Executive Manager
Operations Division
8 December 2011
Permission and direction — helicopter special operations
1          Duration
          This instrument:
(a)   commences on the day after registration; and
(b)   stops having effect at the end of November 2014.
2          Application
This instrument applies to a helicopter flight mentioned in Schedule 1 (a special operation) by the State of New South Wales Police Service, Aviation Reference Number 219412 (the operator).
3          Permission
          When a helicopter is in the hover to enable a passenger to leave or board, the passenger may be carried on the undercarriage for the purpose of leaving or boarding.
4          Direction
          When a helicopter is in the hover to enable a passenger to leave or board, the passenger is not required to occupy a seat or wear a seat belt.
5          Condition
          The permission in section 3 is subject to the condition mentioned in Schedule 2.
Schedule 1          Special operation
             A helicopter search and rescue operation, an emergency medical services operation, a law enforcement operation, a firefighting operation or training for any of those operations, in which, for the purpose of the operation or training, it is necessary for a person to leave or board the helicopter when a landing is not possible or safe.
Schedule 2          Condition
             The special operation must be carried out in accordance with the instructions, approved by CASA, set out in the operator’s operations manual.
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