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CASA EX103/18 Exemptions as made
This instrument allows, and recognises, the conduct of basic instrument flight training by flight instructors who do not meet the qualification requirements set out in Part 61 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998, subject to the flight instructors meeting alternative qualification requirements.
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To be repealed 31 Aug 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing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 EX103/18

I, CHRISTOPHER PAUL MONAHAN, Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards, 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
Executive Manager, National Operations & Standards

28 August 2018

CASA EX103/18 — Basic Instrument Flight Training Exemption 2018

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX103/18 — Basic Instrument Flight Training 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(b)   is repealed at the end of 31 August 2021.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:

BIF training means basic instrument flight training, which has the meaning defined in regulation 61.010 of CASR.

specified category means a category of aircraft for which a flight instructor holds a grade 1 training endorsement, grade 2 training endorsement or grade 3 training endorsement.

4          Exemption — flight instructor conducting BIF training

        (1)     This section applies to a flight instructor who:

(a)   holds a grade 1 training endorsement, grade 2 training endorsement or grade 3 training endorsement for a specified category; and

(b)   does not hold an instrument rating training endorsement or a night VFR rating training endorsement; and

(c)   has successfully completed a training course in the conduct of BIF training that meets the requirements mentioned in Schedule 1; and

(d)   has been assessed as competent to conduct BIF training by a flight instructor who:

(i)    holds a grade 1 training endorsement for the specified category; and

(ii)   is authorised to conduct BIF training in the specified category.

        (2)     The flight instructor is exempt from compliance with subregulation 61.065 (1) of CASR to the extent that the subregulation prohibits the flight instructor from conducting BIF training in the specified category.

5          Exemption — flight instructor conducting training course

        (1)     This section applies to a flight instructor who conducts a training course in the conduct of BIF training that meets the requirements mentioned in Schedule 1.

        (2)     The flight instructor is exempt from compliance with subregulation 61.065 (1) of CASR to the extent that the subregulation prohibits the flight instructor from conducting the training course in the specified category.

6          Exemption — applicant for flight crew licence, rating or endorsement

        (1)     This section applies to an applicant for a flight crew licence, rating or endorsement who receives BIF training from a flight instructor mentioned in subsection 4 (1).

        (2)     The applicant is exempt from compliance with paragraph 61.195 (2) (b) of CASR, but only in relation to receiving BIF training.

Schedule 1          Requirements of training course

        1     The training course must be conducted by a flight instructor for a Part 141 or 142 operator that is authorised to conduct training for the grant of a private pilot licence or a commercial pilot licence.

        2     The operator must ensure that the training course is conducted as if the training course is:

(a)   for a Part 141 operator — Part 141 flight training; and

(b)   for a Part 142 operator — Part 142 flight training.

        3     The training course must be conducted by the holder of a grade 1 training endorsement for the specified category:

(a)   who is authorised to conduct the training by the head of operations of the Part 141 or 142 operator; and

(b)   who:

(i)    holds an instrument rating training endorsement or a night VFR rating training endorsement in the specified category; or

(ii)   for aeroplanes — immediately before 1 September 2014, held a grade 3 flight instructor (aeroplane) rating; or

(iii)  for helicopters — immediately before 1 September 2014, was authorised under Civil Aviation Order 40.3.7 to give flying training at night or flying training in basic instrument flight.

        4     The training course must include at least 2 hours of flight time in an aircraft.

        5     The training course must address the elements, performance criteria and underpinning knowledge mentioned in Schedule 2 of the Part 61 Manual of Standards Instrument 2014, as in force from time to time, for the following units of competency:

(a)   IFF - Full instrument panel manoeuvres;

(b)   IFL - Limited instrument panel manoeuvres.

Note 1   A flight test is not required on completion of the training.

Note 2   The operator may use the course published by CASA from time to time on the CASA website or an equivalent course prepared by the operator. Approval of the course by CASA is not required.

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