CASA EX49/10 – Exemption – for seaplanes

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Instrument number CASA EX49/10
I, john francis mccormick, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under subregulation 308 (1) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (CAR 1988).
[Signed John F. McCormick]
John F. McCormick
Director of Aviation Safety
2 June 2010
Exemption — for seaplanes
1          Duration
            This instrument:
(a)   commences on 3 June 2010; and
(b)   stops having effect at the end of 31 January 2011.
2          Revocation
            Instrument CASA EX01/09 is revoked.
3          Application
             This instrument applies to the pilot in command of a float-equipped or floating‑hull aeroplane (a seaplane) which when taking-off from, or landing on, water is flown:
(a)   to avoid an obstacle; or
(b)   without affecting the safety of air navigation — to avoid undue noise over a populous area; or
(c)   to enable a water landing in the event of engine failure.
4          Exemption
             The pilot in command is exempt from compliance with paragraphs 166A (2) (d), (e) and (f) of CAR 1988.
5          Conditions
            The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1          Conditions
1Except in an emergency, the pilot in command must comply with any directions given by air traffic control.
2The pilot in command may land or take off under the exemption only if he or she considers that, in the particular circumstances, it is safe not to comply with paragraph 166A  (2) (d), (e) or (f) of CAR 1988.