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These regulations make amendments to Parts 61 and 202 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 17 Aug 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR20-Aug-2018
Tabled Senate21-Aug-2018
Date of repeal 01 Sep 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Flight Crew Licensing Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 16 August 2018

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Michael McCormack

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

 

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998                                                                                            2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Flight Crew Licensing Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

Immediately before the end of 31 August 2018.

31 August 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Civil Aviation Act 1988.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998

1  Subregulation 61.422(2)

Omit “a continued authorisation”, substitute “an old authorisation”.

2  Paragraph 61.495(2)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  if the endorsement is a recreational navigation endorsement—have completed, in addition to the flight time mentioned in paragraph 61.475(2)(d), at least 5 hours of solo cross‑country flight time; and

3  Paragraph 61.500(5)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  the applicant has completed at least 5 hours of solo cross‑country flight time that complies with subregulation 61.495(3).

4  Paragraph 61.550(1)(d)

Omit “helicopter; and”, substitute “helicopter.”.

5  Paragraphs 61.550(1)(e) and (f)

Repeal the paragraphs.

6  Before subregulation 61.615(1)

Insert:

             (1)  An applicant for a commercial pilot licence with the helicopter category rating must meet the aeronautical experience requirements under subregulation (1A) or (1B).

7  Subregulation 61.615(1)

Omit “(1) An applicant for a commercial pilot licence with the helicopter category rating must have”, substitute “(1A) An applicant meets the aeronautical experience requirements under this subregulation if the applicant has”.

8  Paragraph 61.615(1)(d)

Omit “helicopter; and”, substitute “helicopter.”.

9  Paragraphs 61.615(1)(e) and (f)

Repeal the paragraphs.

10  After subregulation 61.615(1)

Insert:

          (1B)  An applicant meets the aeronautical experience requirements under this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the applicant has at least 105 hours of aeronautical experience that includes:

                              (i)  at least 105 hours of flight time as pilot of a helicopter; and

                             (ii)  at least 35 hours of flight time as pilot in command of a helicopter; and

                            (iii)  at least 10 hours of cross‑country flight time as pilot in command of a helicopter; and

                     (b)  the applicant has completed training in accordance with the requirements specified in the Part 61 Manual of Standards for the purposes of this paragraph.

11  Subregulation 61.615(4)

Omit “paragraph (1)(d)”, substitute “paragraph (1A)(d) and subparagraph (1B)(a)(iii)”.

12  After regulation 61.1247

Insert:

61.1248  Limitation on exercise of privileges of helicopter grade 2 training endorsements

                   The holder of a grade 2 training endorsement (helicopter) that is granted on the basis of regulation 202.272 is authorised to conduct the activities mentioned in column 2 of item 2 of table 61.1235 only if the holder meets the requirements mentioned in column 3 of the item.

13  Subregulation 61.1352(2)

Omit “a continued authorisation”, substitute “an old authorisation”.

14  Subdivision 202.CB.1.3

Repeal the Subdivision, substitute:

Subdivision 202.CB.1.3New authorisations for holders of old authorisations

202.272  Grant of equivalent new authorisations for certain holders of old authorisations

Certain holders of old authorisations taken to meet requirements for grant of equivalent new authorisations

             (1)  This regulation applies in relation to a person if:

                     (a)  the person held an old authorisation at any time before 1 September 2014 (other than an old authorisation that is equivalent to a flight examiner rating); and

                     (b)  the old authorisation was not surrendered or cancelled at any time before 1 September 2018; and

                     (c)  on or after 1 September 2018, the person applies in accordance with these Regulations to CASA for the grant under Part 61 of the equivalent new authorisation.

             (2)  The person is taken to meet the requirements for the grant of the equivalent new authorisation, despite Part 61.

             (3)  However, if the old authorisation was an aircraft endorsement, the person is taken to meet the requirements for the grant of the equivalent aircraft class or type rating only if the person also held, immediately before 1 September 2014, an old authorisation that is equivalent to a flight crew licence.

Grant of equivalent new authorisation

             (4)  CASA must (subject to subregulations (2) and (3) and Part 11) grant the equivalent new authorisation to the person under the provision of Part 61 that provides for the grant of the equivalent new authorisation.

             (5)  If, when CASA grants the equivalent new authorisation, the old authorisation would have been suspended if the old authorisation had continued in force, the equivalent new authorisation is suspended until the time the suspension of the old authorisation would, according to its terms, have ended.

             (6)  If, when CASA grants the equivalent new authorisation, the old authorisation would have been subject to a condition (other than a condition set out in a relevant CAO) if the old authorisation had continued in force, the equivalent new authorisation must be granted subject to an equivalent condition.

202.273  References to authorisations granted on the basis of regulation 202.272

                   A reference in these Regulations to an authorisation (however described) granted on the basis of regulation 202.272 is a reference to an authorisation granted under that regulation whether before or after the commencement of the Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Flight Crew Licensing Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018.

15  Regulation 202.277

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

202.277  Personal logbooks—obligations for holders of old authorisations etc.

             (1)  Subregulation (2) applies to a person who, immediately before 1 September 2014, was required under regulation 5.51 of CAR to have a personal log book (the old logbook).

             (2)  Regulations 61.355 (retention of personal logbooks) and 61.365 (production of personal logbooks) apply to the person as if the old logbook was a personal logbook required to be kept under regulation 61.345 or 61.350.

16  Subregulation 202.278(2)

Omit “31 August 2018”, substitute “31 August 2020”.

17  Subregulation 202.279(3)

Omit “31 August 2018”, substitute “31 August 2020”.

18  Regulation 202.304

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

202.304  Grant of aeronautical radio operator certificates for certain holders of old authorisations

Certain holders of old authorisations taken to meet requirements for grant of aeronautical radio operator certificate

             (1)  This regulation applies in relation to a person if:

                     (a)  the person held an old authorisation at any time before 1 September 2014; and

                     (b)  the old authorisation was not surrendered or cancelled at any time before 1 September 2018; and

                     (c)  on or after 1 September 2018, the person applies in accordance with these Regulations to CASA for the grant under Part 64 of an aeronautical radio operator certificate.

             (2)  The person is taken to meet the requirements for the grant of the aeronautical radio operator certificate, despite Part 64.

Grant of aeronautical radio operator certificate

             (3)  CASA must (subject to subregulation (2) and Part 11) grant the aeronautical radio operator certificate to the person under regulation 64.030.

             (4)  If, when CASA grants the aeronautical radio operator certificate, the old authorisation would have been suspended if the old authorisation had continued in force, the aeronautical radio operator certificate is suspended until the time the suspension of the old authorisation would, according to its terms, have ended.

             (5)  If, when CASA grants the aeronautical radio operator certificate, the old authorisation would have been subject to a condition if the old authorisation had continued in force, the aeronautical radio operator certificate must be granted subject to an equivalent condition.

202.304A  References to aeronautical radio operator certificates granted on the basis of regulation 202.304

                   A reference in these Regulations to an aeronautical radio operator certificate granted on the basis of regulation 202.304 is a reference to an aeronautical radio operator certificate granted under that regulation whether before or after the commencement of the Civil Aviation Safety Amendment (Flight Crew Licensing Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018.

19  Regulation 202.312

Repeal the regulation, substitute:

202.312  Expiry of Division 202.CE.1

             (1)  The early expiry provisions, and the entries for the early expiry provisions in the Part 202 table of contents, expire at the end of 31 August 2018 as if they had been repealed by another regulation.

             (2)  This Division, and the entries for this Division in the Part 202 table of contents, expire at the end of 31 August 2025 (to the extent they have not already expired under subregulation (1)) as if they had been repealed by another regulation.

             (3)  In this regulation:

early expiry provisions means the provisions of this Division other than the following:

                     (a)  regulations 202.300, 202.304 and 202.304A;

                     (b)  this regulation.