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CASA EX75/18 Exemptions as made
This instrument allows operators of certain single-engine Cessna aircraft, persons carrying out maintenance on those aircraft, and persons with responsibility for certifying the completion of the maintenance on those aircraft, to not comply with some provisions of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 that require the aircraft to be maintained in accordance with specified Cessna Service Bulletins, and parts of Cessna Supplemental Inspection Documents that set out “SID tasks” for the maintenance of aircraft landing gear.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 28 Jun 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Aug-2018
Tabled Senate13-Aug-2018
To be repealed 30 Jun 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX75/18

I, CHRISTOPHER PAUL MONAHAN, Acting Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards Division, Aviation Group, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 11.160 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed Christopher P. Monahan]

Christopher P. Monahan
Acting Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards
Aviation Group

26 June 2018

CASA EX75/18 — Cessna Aircraft (Cessna Supplemental Inspection Documents Requirements) Exemption 2018

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX75/18 — Cessna Aircraft (Cessna Supplemental Inspection Documents Requirements) Exemption 2018.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 July 2018; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 30 June 2021.

3          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, including: carrying out maintenance.

                 In this instrument:

relevant aircraft means a single engine aircraft manufactured by the Cessna Aircraft Company to which a relevant Cessna document applies, other than an aircraft:

(a)       that has an elevator in which a defect in a fastener is detected during maintenance; or

(b)   that has an airframe that has been modified in a way that changes the loading of the aircraft’s stabilisers; or

(c)   in which a defect or damage requiring rectification has been found in an area of the aircraft to which a relevant Cessna document applies.

relevant Cessna document means any of the following Cessna documents, as existing from time to time:

(a)       Service Bulletin SEB03-1 Elevator Rivet Installation;

(b)      Service Bulletin SB02-55-01 Elevator Rivet Installation;

(c)       Service Bulletin SEB05-2 Fuselage Skin and Fuel Step Inspection and Modification;

(d)      Service Bulletin SE84-15 Shimmy Dampener Installation Improvement;

(e)       each SID part that relates to the aircraft landing gear of a relevant aircraft and has a SID task identifier beginning with “32-”.

Note   The regulations require maintenance to be carried out in accordance with other Cessna documents that apply to the relevant aircraft, including the following documents, as existing from time to time:

(a)   SID 55-10-01 Horizontal Stabilizer, Elevators and Attachments;

(b)   SID 53-12-01 Fuselage Lower Doorpost and Strut Fitting.

SID means a Cessna Aircraft Company Supplemental Inspection Document.

4          Exemption — certificate of registration holder

                 The holder of a certificate of registration for a relevant aircraft is exempt from compliance with subregulation 41 (1) of CAR to the extent that the subregulation requires the holder to ensure the carrying out of all maintenance required by the aircraft’s maintenance schedule that is maintenance mentioned in a relevant Cessna document.

5          Exemption — person carrying out maintenance

            A person carrying out maintenance on a relevant aircraft is exempt from compliance with subregulation 42V (1) of CAR to the extent that the person must ensure that the maintenance is carried out in accordance with any applicable provisions of a relevant Cessna document.

6          Exemption — person certifying maintenance

                 A person certifying maintenance carried out on a relevant aircraft is exempt from compliance with subregulation 42ZP (1) of CAR to the extent that the subregulation requires that the person must not certify the completion of maintenance carried out on the relevant aircraft, or on an aircraft component or aircraft material of the relevant aircraft, if it was not carried out in accordance with a relevant Cessna document.