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CASA EX101/18 Exemptions as made
This instrument allows foreign cadet pilots who have a class 2 medical certificate to take a flight test for a CPL without having to obtain a class 1 medical certificate in Australia. This requirement is considered unnecessary for pilots who will not exercise the privileges of a CPL in Australia.
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To be repealed 31 Aug 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing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 EX101/18

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 EX101/18 – Foreign Cadet Pilots (Medical Certificate for CPL Flight Test) Exemption 2018

1          Name

                 This instrument in the CASA EX101/18 — Foreign Cadet Pilots (Medical Certificate for CPL Flight Test) Exemption 2018.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 September 2018; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 31 August 2021.

3          Definition

                 In this instrument:

medical assessment means the evidence issued by a national aviation authority (NAA) that the licence holder meets specific requirements of medical fitness.

4          Application

                 This instrument applies to each person (foreign cadet pilot) who:

(a)   is not a citizen of Australia; and

(b)   is not a permanent resident of Australia; and

(c)   is a student registered to undergo flight training with 1 of the following persons (the operator):

             (i)  a Part 141 operator;

            (ii)  a Part 142 operator; and

(d)   is undertaking training for a commercial pilot licence (CPL) under the sponsorship of a foreign aircraft operator; and

(e)   takes a flight test for a CPL.

5          Exemption

        (1)     The foreign cadet pilot is exempt from the requirement in paragraph 61.235 (2) (c) of CASR to the extent that it requires the pilot to hold a current class 1 medical certificate to be eligible to take a flight test for a CPL.

        (2)     The exemption is subject to the conditions in section 6.

6          Conditions

        (1)     The foreign cadet pilot must:

(a)   hold a current class 2 medical certificate; and

(b)   hold, or have held, a class 1 medical assessment (however described or administered) issued by the NAA of the pilot’s country of residence.

Note   For paragraph (1) (b), NAAs may administer the requirement to hold a class 1 medical assessment by issuing a class 1 medical certificate or, if a certificate is not issued, by requiring that the pilot pass a class 1 medical examination to show that the pilot meets the class 1 medical standard.

     (2)     The foreign cadet pilot must not undertake a flight test for a CPL unless the flight test is organised by the operator as part of the foreign cadet pilot’s registration with the operator.