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Civil Aviation Order 95.57 Instrument 2008

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This Order has been made to set out the conditions with which the EADS CASA Airbus A330 multi-role transport tanker aircraft must comply if they are to be exempt from Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 and Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 while undergoing flight testing.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 19 Aug 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Aug-2008
Tabled Senate26-Aug-2008

 

I, WILLIAM BRUCE BYRON, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 200.010 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed Bruce Byron]

Bruce Byron
Director of Aviation Safety and
   Chief Executive Officer

12 August 2008

Civil Aviation Order 95.57 Instrument 2008

1          Name of instrument

            This instrument is the Civil Aviation Order 95.57 Instrument 2008.

2          Commencement

            This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3          Civil Aviation Order 95.57

            Schedule 1 makes Civil Aviation Order 95.57.

Schedule 1          Civil Aviation Order 95.57

EADS CASA Airbus A330 multi-role transport tanker

1          Definitions

            In this Order:

acceptance flight testing means acceptance flight testing as defined in regulation 200.010 of CASR 1998.

ADF means the Australian Defence Force.

CAR 1988 means the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

CASR 1998 means the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

EADS CASA means the Spanish Branch of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company.

flight testing means production flight testing or acceptance flight testing.

production flight testing means production flight testing as defined in regulation 200.010 of CASR 1998.

2          Application

   2.1     This instrument applies to the EADS CASA Airbus A330 multi-role transport tanker (the aircraft) undergoing production flight testing, or acceptance flight testing, in Australia after modification by Qantas Airways Limited, Aviation Reference Number 216147, at their facilities at Brisbane airport.

   2.2     For the purposes of regulation 200.010 of CASR 1998, this Order sets out the conditions with which the aircraft must comply in order to be exempt from compliance with CAR 1988 and CASR 1998.

3          Conditions

   3.1     EADS CASA must exercise authorisation and control of flight testing of the aircraft to the extent necessary to ensure that the aircraft are airworthy.

   3.2       The ADF must exercise authorisation and control of the flight testing necessary to ensure that the aircrew of the aircraft have appropriate ratings, medical classification and flying experience to the extent necessary and in accordance with military standards.

   3.3       Before beginning flight testing, EADS CASA personnel must conduct an inspection of the aircraft to determine whether the aircraft:

(a)   complies with the design standard; and

(b)   is suitable for flight testing.

   3.4     Before beginning flight testing, the ADF must ensure that all ADF pilots conducting tests are properly authorised to do so.

   3.5       Production flight testing must be conducted in accordance with the applicable publication issued by EADS CASA.

   3.6       Acceptance flight testing must be conducted in accordance with:

(a)   the applicable publications issued by EADS CASA; and

(b)   the aircraft operating limitations issued from time to time by EADS CASA; and

(c)   the applicable flight manual and airworthiness directives issued by the ADF.