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Exemptions as made
This instrument exempts applicants for an air transport pilot licence (ATPL) with less than a 100% pass in the aeronautical knowledge examination from certain eligibility requirements for the ATPL flight test. The instrument also exempts ATPL applicants who hold an overseas equivalent to an ATPL from meeting a particular certification of competence requirement before they may attempt the ATPL flight test.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 01 Dec 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Dec-2017
Tabled Senate05-Dec-2017
Date of repeal 30 Nov 2018
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX168/17

I, GRAEME MILLS CRAWFORD, Aviation Group Manager, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed G.M. Crawford]

Graeme M. Crawford
Aviation Group Manager

29 November 2017

Exemption from certain prerequisites for an ATPL flight test

1          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 December 2017; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 30 November 2018.

2          Definitions

                 Note   In this instrument, certain terms and expressions have the same meaning as they have in the Civil Aviation Act 1988 and the regulations. These include: aeronautical knowledge examination, flight test, overseas flight crew licence and Part 61 Manual of Standards.

                 In this instrument:

ATPL means air transport pilot licence.

overseas ATPL applicant means an applicant for an ATPL who is the holder of an overseas flight crew licence that is equivalent to an ATPL.

3          Exemption — ATPL applicant’s knowledge deficiency report

                 An applicant for an ATPL who has passed the aeronautical knowledge examination with a score of less than 100% is exempt from:

(a)   the requirements of paragraph 61.235 (2) (b) of CASR; and

(b)   regulation 61.240 of CASR — but only to the extent that, at the time the applicant takes the ATPL flight test, the eligibility requirements under paragraph 61.235 (2) (b) of CASR have not been met.

Note   Subparagraphs 61.235 (2) (b) (i) and (ii) of CASR mention knowledge deficiency reports.

4          Exemption — overseas ATPL applicant’s competency certification

                 An overseas ATPL applicant is exempt from subparagraph 61.275 (1) (e) (i) of CASR.

Note   Subparagraph 61.275 (1) (e) (i) of CASR requires, for an overseas ATPL applicant, a certification of competence by a person mentioned in subregulation 61.275 (5) of CASR.