Civil Aviation Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 4)

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Civil Aviation Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 4)1
Select Legislative Instrument 2008 No. 273
I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Civil Aviation Act 1988.
Dated 12 December 2008
QUENTIN BRYCE
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
ANTHONY ALBANESE
Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
1              Name of Regulations
                These Regulations are the Civil Aviation Amendment Regulations 2008 (No. 4).
2              Commencement
                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.
3              Amendment of Civil Aviation Regulations 1988
                Schedule 1 amends the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(regulation 3)
  
[1]           Subregulation 2 (1), definition of aeroplane pilot licence, paragraph (c)
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licence.
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licence; or
[2]           Subregulation 2 (1), definition of aeroplane pilot licence, after paragraph (c)
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               (d)    a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence.
[3]           Subregulation 2 (1), after definition of movement area
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multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot means the holder of a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence.
[4]           Subregulation 2 (1), definition of pilot licence
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pilot licence means:
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pilot licence means any of the following:
[5]           Subregulation 2 (1), definition of pilot licence, paragraph (j)
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licence.
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licence;
[6]           Subregulation 2 (1), definition of pilot licence, after paragraph (j)
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               (k)    multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence.
[7]           Part 5, Division 2, heading, including the notes
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Division 2              General
Note 1   The following terms used in this Division are defined in regulation 2:
·             airship instructor
·             air transport (aeroplane) pilot
·             air transport (helicopter) pilot
·             air transport pilot licence
·             approved check radio operator
·             approved testing officer
·             authorised flight instructor
·             certificate of validation
·             chief flying instructor
·             commercial (aeroplane) pilot
·             commercial (helicopter) pilot
·             commercial pilot licence
·             flight crew licence
·             flight crew rating
·             flight test
·             flight time
·             flying school
·             flying training
·             multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot
·             operator
·             overseas pilot licence
·             personal log book
·             pilot licence
·             private pilot licence
·             responsible authority
·             responsible organisation
·             special pilot licence
·             synthetic flight trainer.
Note 2   The following terms used in this Division are defined in subregulation 5.01 (1):
·             aeroplane conversion training
·             aircraft endorsement
·             helicopter conversion training
·             multi‑pilot aeroplane
·             special design feature
·             student record
·             type.
Note 3   The term pilot acting in command under supervision is defined in subregulation 5.01 (3).
[8]           Paragraph 5.04 (3) (a)
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(balloon) licence),
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a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence,
[9]           After paragraph 5.08 (m)
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             (ma)    a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence;
[10]         Paragraph 5.40 (1) (a)
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                (a)    the person holds:
                          (i)    a commercial pilot licence, an air transport pilot licence or a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence; or
                         (ii)    a certificate of validation that has effect as if it were a commercial pilot licence, an air transport pilot licence or a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence; and
[11]         Paragraph 5.41 (1) (m)
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examination.
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examination;
[12]         After paragraph 5.41 (1) (m)
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                (n)    multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence theory examination.
[13]         Paragraph 5.41 (3) (f)
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examination.
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examination;
[14]         After paragraph 5.41 (3) (f)
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                (g)    multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence air law examination.
[15]         Paragraph 5.41 (4) (j)
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test.
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test;
[16]         After paragraph 5.41 (4) (j)
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               (k)    multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence flight test.
[17]         Paragraph 5.41 (7) (f)
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examination.
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examination;
[18]         After paragraph 5.41 (7) (f)
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                (g)    multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence overseas conversion examination.
[19]         Regulation 5.41, at the foot
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Note   For further provision about the theory examination and flight test for a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence, see regulation 5.216.
[20]         Paragraphs 5.77 (4) (a) and (b)
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                (a)    the person is qualified, under regulation 5.104, to hold a commercial pilot (aeroplane) licence; or
               (b)    the person is qualified, under regulation 5.165, to hold an air transport pilot (aeroplane) licence; or
                (c)    the person:
                          (i)    is qualified, under regulation 5.207, to hold a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence; and
                         (ii)    satisfies the requirements of paragraphs (1) (d) and (f).
[21]         After subregulation 5.104 (4)
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      (4A)   Despite subregulation (1), a person is qualified to hold a commercial pilot (aeroplane) licence if the person:
                (a)    is qualified, under regulation 5.207, to hold a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence; and
               (b)    satisfies the requirements of paragraphs (1) (d) and (e); and
                (c)    meets the aeronautical experience requirements set out in regulation 5.116A.
[22]         Regulation 5.115, heading
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5.115      Aeronautical experience for subparagraph 5.104 (1) (f) (ii): persons other than helicopter pilots
[23]         Regulation 5.116, heading
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5.116      Time spent in synthetic flight trainer for regulations 5.113, 5.114 and 5.115
[24]         After regulation 5.116
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5.116A   Aeronautical experience: persons qualified to hold multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence
         (1)   For paragraph 5.104 (4A) (c), a person’s aeronautical experience must consist of at least 150 hours of flight time flown as a pilot.
         (2)   For subregulation (1), the 150 hours of flight time must:
                (a)    be flown in a registered aeroplane; and
               (b)    include:
                          (i)    70 hours of flight time as pilot in command; and
                         (ii)    20 hours of cross‑country flight time as pilot in command; and
                         (iii)    10 hours of instrument flight time.
         (3)   For subregulation (2), the same flight time may be counted towards as many of subparagraphs (2) (b) (i), (ii) and (iii) as describe the flight time.
[25]         Subregulation 5.117 (1)
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         (1)   For paragraphs 5.111 (2) (b), 5.113 (1) (b), 5.114 (1) (b) and 5.115 (1) (c) and subparagraph 5.116A (2) (b) (ii), the cross‑country flight time must include a flight of at least 300 miles that includes:
[26]         Regulation 5.118
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5.114 and 5.115.
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5.114, 5.115 and 5.116A.
[27]         Subregulation 5.119 (3), including the penalty and note
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         (3)   A chief flying instructor must not recommend a person for a commercial pilot (aeroplane) flight test unless subregulation (3AA) or (3AB) applies to the person.
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
   (3AA)   This subregulation applies to a person who:
                (a)    satisfies the requirements of paragraphs 5.104 (1) (b), (c), (e) and (f); and
               (b)    is at least 16.
Note   Under paragraph 5.104 (1) (a) a person must be at least 18 to qualify for a commercial pilot (aeroplane) licence.
    (3AB)   This subregulation applies to a person who:
                (a)    is qualified, under regulation 5.207, to hold a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence; and
               (b)    satisfies the requirements of paragraph 5.104 (1) (e); and
                (c)    meets the aeronautical experience requirements set out in regulation 5.116A.
[28]         Subparagraph 5.165 (2) (b) (v)
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examination.
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examination; or
[29]         After paragraph 5.165 (2) (b)
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         (c)   the person:
                 (i)    holds a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence; and
                (ii)    satisfies the requirements of paragraphs (1) (a), (b) and (f); and
               (iii)    satisfies the requirements for the grant of a command endorsement for a multi‑pilot aeroplane; and
               (iv)    holds a command (multi‑engine aeroplane) grade of instrument rating.
[30]         After subregulation 5.165 (4)
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         (5)   CASA must ensure that an air transport pilot (aeroplane) licence issued to a person who is qualified under paragraph (2) (c) and who does not have the aeronautical experience set out in regulation 5.116A is endorsed ‘not valid for single pilot operations other than private operations’.
[31]         Paragraph 5.172 (2) (a)
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                (a)    any of the following:
                          (i)    at least 250 hours of flight time as pilot in command;
                         (ii)    at least 500 hours of flight time as pilot acting in command under supervision;
                         (iii)    at least 250 hours of flight time, consisting of at least 70 hours of flight time as pilot in command and the balance as pilot acting in command under supervision; and
[32]         Paragraph 5.172 (2) (d)
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               (d)    at least 100 hours of flight time at night as pilot in command or as co‑pilot.
[33]         Subregulation 5.173 (2)
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[34]         Part 5, after Division 18
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Division 19            Multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence
Note 1   The following terms used in this Division are defined in regulation 2:
·             aeroplane flight review
·             aeroplane pilot licence
·             aeroplane pilot rating
·             aeroplane proficiency check
·             air law examination
·             air transport (aeroplane) pilot
·             cross‑country flight time
·             dual flying
·             flight time
·             flying training
·             instrument flight time
·             instrument ground time
·             personal log book
·             recognised aeroplane
·             recognised flight time
·             synthetic flight trainer
·             theory examination.
Note 2   The following terms used in this Division are defined in subregulation 5.01 (1):
·             aeroplane conversion training
·             aircraft endorsement
·             class endorsement
·             multi‑pilot aeroplane
·             single place aeroplane
·             special design feature
·             special design feature endorsement
·             type
·             type endorsement.
Note 3   The term pilot acting in command under supervision is defined in subregulation 5.01 (3).
5.206      Definitions
                In this Division:
appropriate examination means:
                (a)    a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence theory examination mentioned in paragraph 5.41 (1) (n); or
               (b)    a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence theory examination conducted for a person who has undertaken the course of training known as the MPL Trial Course conducted by Alteon Training Australia Pty Ltd that commenced in February 2007.
appropriate flight test means:
                (a)    a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence flight test mentioned in paragraph 5.41 (4) (k); or
               (b)    a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence flight test conducted for a person who has undertaken the course of training known as the MPL Trial Course conducted by Alteon Training Australia Pty Ltd that commenced in February 2007.
approved course of training means:
                (a)    a course of training that has been approved under subregulation 5.215 (2); or
               (b)    the course of training known as the MPL Trial Course conducted by Alteon Training Australia Pty Ltd that commenced in February 2007.
5.207      What are the qualifications for a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence?
         (1)   For subregulation 5.09 (1), this regulation sets out the circumstances in which a person is qualified to hold a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence.
         (2)   A person is qualified to hold a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence if the person:
                (a)    is at least 18; and
               (b)    holds, or is qualified to hold, a flight radiotelephone operator licence; and
                (c)    has been awarded a pass in:
                          (i)    an appropriate examination; and
                         (ii)    an instrument rating examination within the meaning of Civil Aviation Order 40.2.1; and
               (d)    has completed an approved course of training; and
                (e)    has been awarded a pass in an appropriate flight test; and
                (f)    holds, or is eligible to hold, a type endorsement for a multi‑pilot aeroplane; and
                (g)    has the aeronautical experience set out in regulation 5.214.
Note   Details of the flight radiotelephone operator licence are set out in Division 3 — Flight radiotelephone operator licence.
         (3)   Also, a person is qualified to hold a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence if the person:
                (a)    holds, or has held, an overseas pilot licence that is at least equivalent to the multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence; and
               (b)    satisfies the requirements of paragraphs (2) (a), (b), (e), (f) and (g); and
                (c)    has been awarded a pass in a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence overseas conversion examination; and
               (d)    has been awarded a pass in an instrument rating examination within the meaning of Civil Aviation Order 40.2.1.
         (4)   For paragraph (3) (a), an overseas pilot licence is equivalent to a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence if:
                (a)    it authorises the holder of the licence to fly an aeroplane as co‑pilot in air transport operations; and
               (b)    it was issued in accordance with the standards and recommended practices mentioned in Annex 1 to the Chicago Convention.
5.208      What does a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence authorise a person to do?
         (1)   A multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence authorises the holder of the licence:
                (a)    to fly an aeroplane as co‑pilot while the aeroplane is engaged in any operation conducted under an AOC that authorises charter operations or regular public transport operations; and
               (b)    to fly an aeroplane as pilot in command, or as co‑pilot, while the aeroplane is engaged in a private operation.
Note   Paragraph 2 (7) (d) sets out the operations that are classed as private operations.
         (2)   The authority given by paragraph (1) (a) is subject to the limitations set out in regulations 5.209, 5.210, 5.211 and 5.213.
         (3)   The authority given by paragraph (1) (b) is subject to:
                (a)    the holder of the licence satisfying the requirements of paragraphs 5.77 (1) (d) and (f); and
               (b)    the limitations set out in regulations 5.79, 5.80, 5.81 and 5.82.
5.209      What kind of aeroplane may a multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot fly?
         (1)   A multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence authorises the holder of the licence to fly an aeroplane as co‑pilot only if the holder also holds:
                (a)    a type endorsement or class endorsement; and
               (b)    if the aeroplane has a special design feature — a special design feature endorsement for that feature;
each of which authorise the holder to fly the aeroplane as co‑pilot.
         (2)   However, a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence authorises the holder of the licence to fly an aeroplane without holding an aircraft endorsement for the aeroplane:
                (a)    in dual flying — to satisfy the requirements for the issue of an aircraft endorsement for the aeroplane; or
               (b)    as co‑pilot, if CASA has given the holder permission under subregulation 5.50 (1) to fly the aeroplane — for either of the following:
                          (i)    testing the aeroplane;
                         (ii)    carrying out an experiment in relation to the aeroplane; or
                (c)    as pilot in command — to satisfy the requirements for the issue of an aircraft endorsement for the aeroplane if:
                          (i)    the aeroplane is a single place aeroplane; and
                         (ii)    CASA has given the holder permission under subregulation 5.23 (5) to fly the aeroplane.
5.210      Multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot: rating required
         (1)   A multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence authorises the holder of the licence, in the course of flying an aeroplane, to carry out an activity for which a flight crew rating is required:
                (a)    as co‑pilot — only if the holder also holds a flight crew rating, or grade of flight crew rating, that authorises him or her to carry out the activity in that capacity in the aeroplane; or
               (b)    in dual flying — only if the holder is receiving training in carrying out the activity from a person approved by CASA under regulation 5.20 to give flying training for the rating, or grade of rating.
         (2)   However, a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence authorises the holder of the licence:
                (a)    if the holder is approved under regulation 5.21 to give aeroplane conversion training — to give the training without holding a flight instructor (aeroplane) rating:
                          (i)    in an aeroplane for which the holder also holds an aircraft endorsement; and
                         (ii)    to a person who holds an aeroplane pilot licence; and
               (b)    if the holder is approved under regulation 5.20 to give flying training in relation to an aeroplane pilot rating — to give the training without holding a flight instructor (aeroplane) rating.
Note   Under subregulation 5.01 (2), giving flying training is an activity for which a flight crew rating is required.
         (3)   The holder of a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence may fly as co‑pilot of an aeroplane at night under the V.F.R. without holding an aeroplane grade of night V.F.R. rating if:
                (a)    the aeroplane is flying in a traffic pattern; and
               (b)    weather conditions in the traffic pattern are such that the flight can be conducted as a V.F.R. flight; and
                (c)    an authorised flight instructor has made an entry in the holder’s personal log book to the effect that the holder has met the night V.F.R. handling requirements in an aeroplane; and
               (d)    the holder has, within 90 days before the day of the flight, carried out:
                          (i)    at least 3 take‑offs and 3 landings at night while flying an aeroplane under the V.F.R. as co‑pilot or as pilot in command under supervision; or
                         (ii)    at least 1 take‑off and 1 landing at night while dual flying in an aeroplane under the V.F.R.; and
                (e)    the holder conducts the flight under the direct supervision of an authorised flight instructor; and
                (f)    there are no passengers in the aeroplane.
5.211      Multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot: regular flight reviews required
         (1)   A multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot must not fly an aeroplane as co‑pilot while the aeroplane is engaged in an operation conducted under an AOC that authorises charter operations or regular public transport operations if the pilot has not, within 2 years immediately before the day of the flight:
                (a)    satisfactorily completed an aeroplane flight review for a multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot under regulation 5.212; or
               (b)    passed a flight test conducted for:
                          (i)    the issue of an aeroplane pilot licence; or
                         (ii)    the issue, or renewal, of an aeroplane pilot rating; or
                (c)    satisfactorily completed an aeroplane proficiency check; or
               (d)    satisfactorily completed aeroplane conversion training given by the holder of a grade of flight instructor (aeroplane) rating that authorises him or her to conduct aeroplane flight reviews.
Penalty:   50 penalty units.
Note   An operator to whom regulation 217 applies must ensure that the competency of members of the operator’s operating crews is tested at more frequent intervals.
         (2)   For paragraph (1) (c), a multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot is taken to have satisfactorily completed an aeroplane proficiency check only if the organisation that conducted the check has made an entry in the pilot’s personal log book to that effect.
         (3)   A multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot must not fly an aeroplane as pilot in command, or as co‑pilot if:
                (a)    the aeroplane is engaged in a private operation; and
               (b)    the pilot has not, within 2 years immediately before the day of the flight, satisfactorily completed an aeroplane flight review under regulation 5.81.
Penalty:   50 penalty units.
         (4)   A multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot must not fly a single place aeroplane as pilot in command if:
                (a)    the aeroplane is engaged in flying training operations for the purpose of increasing the holder’s flying skill; and
               (b)    the pilot has not, within 2 years immediately before the day of the flight, satisfactorily completed an aeroplane flight review under regulation 5.81.
Penalty:   50 penalty units.
         (5)   An offence against subregulation (1), (3) or (4) is an offence of strict liability.
5.212      Multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot: aeroplane flight review
         (1)   This regulation is about an aeroplane flight review for a multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot, for paragraph 5.211 (1) (a).
         (2)   The review must be conducted by an appropriate person.
         (3)   Unless the person conducting the review otherwise approves having regard to the circumstances of the case, the review must be conducted in:
                (a)    a multi‑pilot aeroplane of the type in which the pilot flew the greatest amount of flight time during the 10 flights the pilot undertook as co‑pilot immediately before the review; or
               (b)    an approved synthetic flight trainer appropriate to the type of aeroplane mentioned in paragraph (a).
Note   For appropriate person, see subregulation (8).
         (4)   A multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot is taken not to have satisfactorily completed the review if:
                (a)    the pilot undertakes the review; and
               (b)    the requirements of subregulations (2) and (3) are not satisfied in relation to the review.
         (5)   If a multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot satisfactorily completes the review, the person conducting the review must, within 7 days after completion of the review, make an entry in the pilot’s personal log book to the effect that the pilot has satisfactorily completed the review.
Penalty:   10 penalty units.
         (6)   An offence against subregulation (5) is an offence of strict liability.
         (7)   CASA may approve a synthetic flight trainer for paragraph (3) (b).
         (8)   In this regulation:
appropriate person means:
                (a)    an authorised flight instructor who holds a grade of flight instructor (aeroplane) rating that authorises him or her to conduct flight reviews in aeroplanes; or
               (b)    an approved testing officer; or
                (c)    a CASA flying operations inspector.
5.213      Multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot: recent experience requirements
         (1)   A multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot must not fly an aeroplane as co‑pilot if:
                (a)    the aeroplane is carrying a passenger; and
               (b)    the pilot has not:
                          (i)    flown as a pilot crew member in the type or class of aircraft within 35 days immediately before the day of the flight; or
                         (ii)    completed at least 1 hour of training conducted by the aircraft operator’s training and checking organisation in an approved synthetic flight trainer for that aircraft type within 35 days immediately before the day of the flight; or
                         (iii)    satisfactorily completed an aeroplane proficiency check on the aircraft type within 90 days immediately before the day of the flight.
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
         (2)   CASA may approve a synthetic flight trainer for subparagraph (1) (b) (ii).
         (3)   A multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot must not occupy a control seat of an aircraft for take‑off or landing if he or she has not occupied a control seat in that type or class of aircraft for at least 3 take‑offs and 3 landings within 90 days immediately before the day of the flight.
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
         (4)   An offence against subregulation (1) or (3) is an offence of strict liability.
         (5)   A multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot who has not satisfied the recent experience requirements set out in regulation 5.82 must not:
                (a)    fly an aeroplane as pilot in command, or as co‑pilot, while the aeroplane is engaged in a private operation; or
               (b)    fly a single place aeroplane as pilot in command while the aeroplane is engaged in flying training operations for the purpose of increasing the holder’s flying skill.
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
5.214      Aeronautical experience: minimum requirements
         (1)   For paragraph 5.207 (2) (g), a person’s aeronautical experience must consist of at least 240 hours of training as a pilot during an approved course of training.
         (2)   The 240 hours must include:
                (a)    at least 40 hours of flight time as pilot of a registered aeroplane; and
               (b)    at least 10 hours of solo flight time in a registered aeroplane; and
                (c)    at least 5 hours of cross‑country flight time as pilot in command in a registered aeroplane; and
               (d)    at least 12 take‑offs and 12 landings in the type of aeroplane mentioned in paragraph 5.207 (2) (f).
         (3)   For subregulation (2), the same flight time may be counted towards the time required by as many of paragraphs (2) (a), (b) and (c) as describe the flight time.
         (4)   The balance of the 240 hours of training may be in an approved synthetic flight trainer.
         (5)   CASA may approve a synthetic flight trainer for subregulation (4).
         (6)   For paragraph (2) (c), the flight time must include 1 flight of at least 150 miles that includes at least 1 full stop landing at, and at least 1 take‑off from, each of 2 or more aerodromes that are not the aerodrome from which the flight commenced.
         (7)   For subregulation (6), a full stop landing is a landing during which the aeroplane’s speed is reduced to taxi speed before take‑off begins.
         (8)   For paragraph (2) (d), CASA may reduce the number of take‑offs and landings to not less than 6 if the training organisation that is conducting the person’s training has demonstrated to the satisfaction of CASA that:
                (a)    the reduction does not adversely affect the acquisition of the required skill by the person; and
               (b)    the training organisation has made arrangements to ensure that corrective action can be taken if in‑training or post‑training evaluation indicates a need for corrective action.
5.215      Approval of multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilot course of training
         (1)   A person may apply to CASA for approval for a course, to be conducted by the person, for the training of multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilots.
         (2)   CASA may approve the course of training if CASA is satisfied that the course of training meets the requirements notified in a Civil Aviation Order issued under regulation 5.216.
         (3)   CASA may give an approval subject to any condition that is in the interests of the safety of air navigation.
         (4)   CASA must:
                (a)    set out the condition in the approval; or
               (b)    give notice of the condition in a Civil Aviation Order.
         (5)   Without limiting subregulation (3), a condition may be that the person must give CASA information about the training performance of each trainee at the end of each stage of the course and at the end of the course.
5.216      Requirements for course, theory examination and flight test
                CASA may, by notice in a Civil Aviation Order, do 1 or more of the following:
                (a)    specify requirements for a course for the training of multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilots;
               (b)    set separate examination parts for a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence theory examination;
                (c)    set a pass mark for a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence theory examination or examination part;
               (d)    specify requirements for a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence theory examination or examination part;
                (e)    specify criteria for eligibility to attempt a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence flight test;
                (f)    specify requirements for a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence flight test.
5.217      Compliance with conditions of approval of course of training
         (1)   A person who conducts a course of training approved under subregulation 5.215 (2) must not contravene a condition to which the approval of the course is subject.
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
         (2)   An offence against subregulation (1) is an offence of strict liability.
5.218      What are the requirements for conducting a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence flight test?
         (1)   An approved testing officer, or a CASA flying operations inspector, must not conduct a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence flight test for a person if the person has not met the criteria for eligibility to attempt the test notified in a Civil Aviation Order under paragraph  5.216 (e).
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
         (2)   An offence against subregulation (1) is an offence of strict liability.
[35]         Subregulation 174C (1), including the penalty
substitute
         (1)   Subject to this regulation, a person must not fly an aircraft at night under the V.F.R. in an operation other than an agricultural operation unless:
                (a)    the person holds a licence on which a night V.F.R. rating has been endorsed; or
               (b)    the person is flying the aircraft in accordance with subregulation 5.74 (2), 5.80 (2), 5.107 (3), 5.168 (3) or 5.210 (3).
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
   (1AA)   Subject to this regulation, a person must not fly an aircraft at night under the V.F.R. in an agricultural operation unless the person holds a licence on which a night V.F.R. agricultural rating has been endorsed.
Penalty:   25 penalty units.
[36]         Subregulation 174C (4)
omit
(1), (1C)
insert
(1), (1AA), (1C)
[37]         Subregulation 297A (1), definition of reviewable decision, after paragraph (q)
insert
              (qa)    a decision by CASA under subregulation 5.215 (2) not to approve a course for the training of multi‑crew (aeroplane) pilots; or
[38]         Further amendments — references to multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence
                The note at the foot of each of the following provisions is amended by omitting ‘a commercial pilot licence or an air transport pilot licence’ and inserting ‘a commercial pilot licence, an air transport pilot licence or a multi‑crew pilot (aeroplane) licence’:
·      subregulation 5.82 (1)
·      regulation 5.85
·      subregulation 5.92 (1)
·      subregulation 5.100 (1)
·      regulation 5.118
·      regulation 5.136
·      regulation 5.163.
Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.
 

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