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R18/2004 Orders/Civil Aviation as made
Replacement of section 20.17 of the Civil Aviation Orders
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 22 Feb 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Feb-2005
Tabled Senate10-Feb-2005
Gazetted 08 Dec 2004

 

 

 

 

Civil Aviation Amendment Order

(No. R18) 2004

 

 

I, WILLIAM BRUCE BYRON, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, issue the following Civil Aviation Order under subregulation 92 (2) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

 

 

 

[Signed Bruce Byron]

 

 

Bruce Byron

Director of Aviation Safety and

   Chief Executive Officer

 

2 December 2004

 

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1           Name of Order

                     This Order is the Civil Aviation Amendment Order (No. R18) 2004.

2           Commencement

                     This Order commences on gazettal.

3                      Replacement of section 20.17 of the Civil Aviation Orders

                     Section 20.17 of the Civil Aviation Orders is omitted and a new section substituted as set out in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1        Substitution of section 20.17 of the Civil Aviation Orders

 

 

SECTION 20.17

 

AIR SERVICE OPERATIONS — USE OF MILITARY AERODROMES BY CIVIL AIRCRAFT

2           GENERAL

Aircraft shall not use a Military aerodrome except in accordance with the provisions specified in this Section.

3           MILITARY AERODROMES APPROVED FOR GENERAL USE

The following Military aerodromes are approved for use by aircraft engaged in all classes of Air Service Operations:

Royal Australian Air Force Aerodromes:

                        Canberra

                        Darwin

                        Townsville

                        Wagga

4           OTHER MILITARY AERODROMES

A Military aerodrome other than those specified in paragraph 3 may be used under the following conditions:

4.1        When the operation has been authorised by CASA and specified in an Airline Licence; or

4.2        When an Aerial Work or Charter operation at a particular Military aerodrome has been authorised by CASA; or

4.3        When permission has been granted by the appropriate Military Authority.

5           OPERATING CONDITIONS

5.1        Operations at Military aerodromes shall be conducted in accordance with the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 except that:

              (a)  when any conditions, rules or instructions issued by the appropriate Military Authority differ from the provisions of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988; or

              (b)  when any additional conditions, rules or instructions have been issued by the appropriate Military Authority;

operations shall be conducted in accordance with such conditions, rules or instructions issued by the Military Authority.

5.2        A pilot in command shall comply with instructions issued by the Airport Control Unit at a Military Aerodrome.

5.3        Notwithstanding the requirements specified in paragraph 5.1, when the weather minima prescribed by CASA are more restrictive than the minima prescribed by the Military Authority for a particular aerodrome, operations at that aerodrome shall be conducted in accordance with the minima prescribed by CASA.

Note: When the minima prescribed for a particular aerodrome by the appropriate Military Authority are more restrictive than those prescribed by CASA, the Military Authority may, in special circumstances, permit Civil aircraft operations in accordance with the minima prescribed by CASA