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R51/2004 Orders/Civil Aviation as made
Replacement of section 48.4 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 23 Feb 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Feb-2005
Tabled Senate10-Feb-2005
Gazetted 08 Dec 2004
Date of repeal 02 Sep 2019
Repealed by Civil Aviation Order 48.1 Instrument 2019

 

 

 

 

Civil Aviation Amendment Order

(No. R51) 2004

 

 

I, WILLIAM BRUCE BYRON, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, issue the following Civil Aviation Order under regulation 5.55 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

 

 

[signed by 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. R51) 2004.

2         Commencement

                     This Order commences on gazettal.

3                      Replacement of section 48.4 of the Civil Aviation Orders

                     Section 48.4 of the Civil Aviation Orders is omitted and a new section substituted as set out in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1        Substitution of section 48.4 of the Civil Aviation Orders

 

 

SECTION 48.4

 

FLIGHT TIME LIMITATIONS — FLIGHT RADIO OPERATORS

1           LIMITATIONS WHERE THE FLIGHT CREW INCLUDES 1 FLIGHT RADIO OPERATOR

A flight radio operator of an aeroplane which carries only 1 flight radio operator shall be subject to the limitations specified in this subsection.

1.1        He or she shall not fly, and an operator shall not roster him or her to fly, as a flight crew member in excess of 12 hours in any 1 tour of duty.

1.2        He or she may fly, and an operator may permit him or her to fly, as a flight crew member in excess of 12 hours in any 24 consecutive hours provided that he or she has a rest period on the ground of not less than:

             (a)  9 consecutive hours, which shall include the hours between 10 pm and 6 am local time; or

             (b)  10 consecutive hours;

at or before the completion of the first 12 hours of flight time.

1.3        When he or she has flown as a flight crew member in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1.1 for 20 hours or more in any 48 consecutive hours or 24 hours or more in any 72 consecutive hours, he or she shall have a rest period on the ground of not less than 24 consecutive hours.

1.4        In calculating flight time for the purpose of paragraphs 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3, all waiting time in excess of 3 hours in any 1 tour of duty shall be reckoned as flight time.

1.5        He or she shall be relieved of all duties associated with his or her employment for a continuous period of at least 24 hours in each period of 7 days and so as to ensure that he or she does not perform those duties at any time on more than 6 consecutive days.

1.6        He or she shall not fly, and an operator shall not roster him or her to fly, as a flight crew member in excess of 120 hours in any 30 consecutive days or in excess of 350 hours in any 90 consecutive days.

1.7        He or she shall not fly, and an operator shall not roster him or her to fly, as a flight crew member in excess of 1 000 hours in any 365 consecutive days.

2           LIMITATIONS WHERE THE FLIGHT CREW INCLUDES 2 FLIGHT RADIO OPERATORS

Each flight radio operator of an aeroplane in which the flight crew includes 2 flight radio operators shall be subject to the limitations specified in this subsection.

2.1        He or she may fly, and an operator may permit him or her to fly, as a flight crew member on a tour of duty not exceeding 30 hours without an intervening rest period on the ground where adequate rest facilities are provided in the aeroplane.

2.2        When he or she has completed a tour of duty as outlined in paragraph 2.1, he or she shall have a rest period on the ground of not less than 24 consecutive hours.

2.3        He or she may fly and an operator may permit him or her to fly, as a flight crew member tours of duty of more than 12 hours but less than 24 hours without an intervening rest period on the ground where adequate rest facilities are provided in the aeroplane. The total hours flown in any such series shall not exceed 60 hours without his or her having a rest period on the ground of not less than 24 consecutive hours.

2.4        In calculating hours for the purpose of paragraph 2.3, all waiting time in excess of 3 hours in any 1 tour of duty shall be reckoned as flight time.

2.5        He or she shall not fly, and an operator shall not roster him or her to fly, as a flight crew member in excess of 350 hours in any 90 consecutive days.

2.6        He or she shall not fly, and an operator shall not roster him or her to fly, as a flight crew member in excess of 1 000 hours in any 365 consecutive days.