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CASA EX73/20 — Low-level Rating Exemption 2020

Authoritative Version
CASA EX73/20 Exemptions as made
This instrument exempts the holder of a low-level rating from certain recent experience and flight review requirements provided alternative requirements are met.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 29 Apr 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-May-2020
Tabled Senate12-May-2020
To be repealed 30 Apr 2023
Repealed by Self Repealing

Instrument number CASA EX73/20

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 April 2020

CASA EX73/20 — Low-level Rating Exemption 2020

1          Name

                 This instrument is CASA EX73/20 — Low-level Rating Exemption 2020.

2          Duration

                 This instrument:

(a)   commences on 1 May 2020; and

(b)   is repealed at the end of 30 April 2023.

3          Definitions

                 In this instrument:

aerial mustering endorsement means:

(a)   an aerial mustering – aeroplane endorsement mentioned in item 5 of Table 61.1075 of CASR; and

(b)   an aerial mustering – helicopter endorsement mentioned in item 6 of Table 61.1075 of CASR; and

(c)   an aerial mustering – gyroplane endorsement mentioned in item 7 of Table 61.1075 of CASR.

low-level rating has the same meaning as in Part 61 of CASR.

4          Application

                 This instrument applies to a holder of a pilot licence with a low-level rating.

5          Exemptions

        (1)     The holder is exempt from compliance with the requirements of the following provisions of CASR:

(a)   regulation 61.1040, to the extent that it requires compliance with regulations 61.1055 and 61.1060;

(b)   regulation 61.1055;

(c)   regulation 61.1060.

        (2)     The exemption is subject to the conditions mentioned in sections 6 and 7.

6          Condition — Flight review requirement for all rating holders

                 The holder must not exercise the privileges of the low-level rating unless, within 24 months before exercising the privileges, the holder:

(a)   has successfully completed a flight review for the rating; or

(b)   has passed a flight test for the rating; or

(c)   has passed a flight test for the grant of a low-level endorsement (as long as it is more than 6 months after passing the flight test for the rating); or

(d)   has successfully completed an aerial application proficiency check under regulation 61.1110 of CASR; or

(e)   has successfully completed an operator proficiency check that covers:

             (i)  operations under the rating; or

            (ii)  operations under the aerial application rating; or

(f)    is successfully participating in an operator’s training and checking system for an operation under the rating, being a system for which the operator holds an appropriate approval under regulation 61.040 of CASR.

7          Condition — Recency requirement for aerial mustering only

                 If the low-level rating has an aerial mustering endorsement, the holder must not engage in an aerial mustering operation unless, within 12 months before the operation, the holder has:

(a)   completed 20 hours of aerial mustering operations; or

(b)   been assessed as competent to conduct aerial mustering operations by a flight instructor who holds a low-level training endorsement; or

(c)   successfully completed an operator proficiency check in low-level operations covering aerial mustering operations; or

(d)   successfully completed a low-level flight review covering aerial mustering operations.