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CASA EX99/18 — Flight Reviews Exemption 2018

Authoritative Version
CASA EX99/18 Exemptions as made
This instrument exempts the holders of certain aircraft class ratings and pilot type ratings from the requirement to complete flight reviews, provided the holder complies with requirements for completion of a relevant alternative flight review.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 30 Aug 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Sep-2018
Tabled Senate10-Sep-2018
To be repealed 31 Aug 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX99/18

I, CHRISTOPHER PAUL MONAHAN, Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards, a delegate of CASA, make this instrument under regulations 11.160 and 11.205 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed Christopher P. Monahan]

Christopher P. Monahan
Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards

28 August 2018

CASA EX99/18 — Flight Reviews Exemption 2018

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX99/18 — Flight Reviews Exemption 2018.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 September 2018; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 31 August 2021.

3          Definitions

                 In this instrument:

(a)   words and phrases have the same meaning as in Part 61 of CASR; and

(b)   a reference to a provision commencing with the numerals “61” is a reference to the provision of the same number in Part 61 of CASR.

4          Application

                 This instrument applies to a person who holds 1 of the following aircraft class or pilot type ratings under Part 61 of CASR:

(a)   a single-engine aeroplane class rating;

(b)   a multi-engine aeroplane class rating;

(c)   a single-engine aeroplane pilot type rating;

(d)   a multi-engine aeroplane pilot type rating;

(e)   a single-engine helicopter class rating;

(f)    a single-engine helicopter pilot type rating;

(g)   a multi-engine helicopter pilot type rating.

5          Exemption from certain flight review requirements

        (1)     Subsection (2) applies to a person who:

(a)   is the holder of a rating mentioned in column 1 of an item in the Table; and

(b)   has a valid flight review mentioned in column 2 of the item.

        (2)     The person is exempt from the provision of CASR mentioned in column 3 of the item to the extent that the provision requires the person to have a valid flight review for the rating mentioned in column 1 of the item.

        (3)     The exemption in subsection (2) is subject to the additional conditions and exclusions mentioned in section 6.

Table

Item

Column 1
Rating

Column 2
Valid flight review under (regulation):

Column 3
Provision
(regulation)

1

single-engine aeroplane class rating

Note   See Note below.

61.800 — for any aeroplane pilot type rating

61.745

2

multi-engine aeroplane class rating

61.800 — for any multi-engine aeroplane pilot type rating

61.745

3

single-engine aeroplane pilot type rating

61.800 — for any aeroplane pilot type rating; or

61.745 — for any aeroplane class rating

61.800

4

multi-engine aeroplane pilot type rating

61.800 — for any multi-engine aeroplane pilot type rating; or

61.745 — for the multi-engine aeroplane class rating

61.800

5

single-engine helicopter class rating

61.800 — for any helicopter type rating

61.745

6

single-engine helicopter pilot type rating

61.800 — for any helicopter pilot type rating; or

61.745 — for the single-engine helicopter class rating

61.800

7

multi-engine helicopter pilot type rating

61.800 — for any multi-engine helicopter pilot type rating

61.800

 

Note   Under subregulations 61.375 (3) and (4), a licence holder is authorised to exercise the privileges of the licence in an aeroplane in the single-engine aeroplane class if the holder is authorised to exercise the privileges of the multi-engine aeroplane class rating. Thus, if the licence holder has a valid flight review for multi-engine aeroplanes, the holder is authorised to operate aeroplanes in the single-engine aeroplane class without requiring a valid single-engine aeroplane class rating flight review.

6          Additional conditions and exclusions

Evidence of completion of applicable flight review

        (1)     The holder of a rating mentioned in column 1 of an item in the Table must ensure that their pilot licence includes a record that the holder has completed the applicable flight review referred to in column 2 of the item.

MU-2 aircraft type rating

        (2)     The exemptions under this instrument do not affect the flight review requirements for the holder of the MU-2 single pilot multi-engine aeroplane type rating, as set out in paragraph 6 (b) of instrument number CASA 07/17 titled Conditions on authorisations — flight crew licences and aircraft endorsements (Edition 2), with Federal Register of Legislation number F2017L00085 (CASA 07/17) (as in force on 27 July 2018).

Note   Under CASA 07/17, the holder of the MU-2 single pilot multi-engine aeroplane type rating must not exercise the privileges of the rating as a pilot in command unless (among other things) the holder has, within the previous 12 months, satisfactorily completed a flight review or a proficiency check conducted in an MU-2 aircraft.

Single-engine helicopter class rating

        (3)     The exemptions under this instrument do not affect the flight review requirements for the holder of a single-engine helicopter class rating for use in the conduct of operations in an R22 or R44 helicopter, as set out in section 8 of CASA 07/17 (as in force on 27 July 2018).

Note   Under CASA 07/17, the holder of a single-engine helicopter class rating must not conduct operations in an R22 or R44 helicopter unless (among other things) the holder has completed a flight review, in accordance with regulation 61.745, and the flight review was conducted in an R22 or R44 helicopter.