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CASA 93/13 Directions/Civil Aviation as made
This direction allows Capiteq Limited, trading as Airnorth (the operator), to operate an Australian registered Embraer 170-100 series aircraft with a maximum seating capacity of 78 passengers if there is 1 cabin attendant for every 50 passenger seats or part of that number. In the absence of this instrument, aircraft carrying more than 36 and not more than 216 passengers must carry a cabin attendant for each unit of 36 passengers or part of that number.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 9
Made 29 May 2013
Registered 31 May 2013
Tabled HR 03 Jun 2013
Tabled Senate 17 Jun 2013
Date of repeal 31 May 2014
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA 93/13

I, GERARD JOHN CAMPBELL, Acting Executive Manager, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 208 of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

[Signed G.J. Campbell]

Gerard J. Campbell
Acting Executive Manager
Operations Division

29 May 2013

1          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on the day of registration; and

(b)   expires at the end of May 2014 as if it had been repealed by another instrument.

2          Revocation

                 Instrument CASA 196/12 is revoked.

3          Application

                 This instrument applies to the aircraft mentioned in section 4 that is:

(a)   operated by Capiteq Limited, trading as Airnorth, Aviation Reference Number 518845 (the operator); and

(b)   engaged in regular public transport, and charter, operations.

4          Direction

                 In spite of subparagraph 6.1 (b) of Civil Aviation Order 20.16.3 (CAO 20.16.3), the operator may operate an Australian registered Embraer 170-100 series aircraft with a type certificate data sheet that provides for a maximum seating capacity of 78 passengers if there is 1 cabin attendant for every 50 passenger seats or part of that number.

Note   CAO 20.16.3 applies in all other respects to an aircraft referred to in this section.

5          Conditions

                 The direction is subject to the conditions mentioned in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1          Conditions

        1     During the aircraft take-off, landing operation and in prepared emergencies, a cabin attendant must be positioned in the crew seat adjacent to the forward and aft entrance doors which serve as emergency exits.

        2     The operator must ensure that the aircraft can be evacuated in 90 seconds.

        3     Arrangements for the seating and briefing of passengers must be in accordance with procedures set out in the operator’s operations manual and approved by CASA.