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CASA EX48/11 Exemptions as made
This instrument replaces CASA EX49/10 and exempts the pilot in command of a seaplane that is landing on or taking-off from water from paragraphs 166A(2)(d), (e) and (f) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988, subject to conditions.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Made 19 Apr 2011
Registered 28 Apr 2011
Tabled HR 10 May 2011
Tabled Senate 10 May 2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Civil Aviation (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
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Instrument number CASA EX48/11

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

19 April 2011

Exemption — for seaplanes

1          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on the day after registration; and

(b)   stops having effect at the end of 31 March 2013.

2          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.

3          Exemption

                 The pilot in command of a seaplane is exempt from compliance with paragraphs 166A (2) (d), (e) and (f) of CAR 1988.

4          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.