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CASA 295/14 Permissions & Permits as made
This instrument allows a passenger in a helicopter to be carried on the undercarriage for the purpose of leaving or boarding the helicopter while it is in the hover. It also allows a passenger not to wear a seat belt, or occupy a seat, at a height less than 1 000 feet above the terrain, when the helicopter is in the hover for the purpose of permitting him or her to leave or board the helicopter.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Made 19 Dec 2014
Registered 22 Dec 2014
Tabled HR 09 Feb 2015
Tabled Senate 09 Feb 2015
Date of repeal 30 Nov 2016
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA 295/14

I, daniel ALAN ullmer, Acting Regional Manager Central Region, Operations Division, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under subregulations 207 (3), 250 (2) and (3), and 251 (9) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988.

Daniel Ullmer

Daniel Alan Ullmer
Acting Regional Manager
Operations Division

19 December 2014

Permission and direction — helicopter operations by Wellspring Rural Services Pty Ltd, trading as Northern Helicopter Charter

1          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on the day of registration; and

(b)   expires at the end of November 2016, as if it had been repealed by another instrument.

2          Application

                 This instrument applies to a helicopter operated by Wellspring Rural Services Pty Ltd, trading as Northern Helicopter Charter, Aviation Reference Number 771438 (the operator), when it is necessary, for the purpose of an operation, to leave or board the helicopter where a landing is not possible or safe.

3          Permission

                 When a helicopter is in the hover to enable a passenger to leave or board the helicopter, the passenger may be carried on the undercarriage for the purpose of leaving or boarding.

4          Direction

                 When a helicopter is in the hover at a height of less than 1 000 feet above the terrain to enable a passenger to leave or board the helicopter, the passenger is not required to occupy a seat or wear a seat belt.

5          Condition

                 The permission in section 3 is subject to the condition mentioned in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1            Condition

              The operations must be carried out in accordance with the instructions, approved in writing by CASA, set out in the operator’s operations manual.