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This instrument amends the Part 149 (Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisations) Manual of Standards 2018 to maintain current arrangements as to which aircraft can be operated by an Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisation. It also amends definitions and wording to ensure consistency with the remade Civil Aviation Orders 95.10, 95.32, 95.54 and 95.55.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 15
Registered 02 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Date of repeal 08 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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

 

Part 149 (Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisations) Amendment Manual of Standards 2021

I, PHILIPPA JILLIAN SPENCE, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make the following Manual of Standards.

Dated  2 December 2021

[Signed P. Spence]

Pip Spence
Director of Aviation Safety

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

Part 149 (Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisations) Amendment Manual of Standards 2021 2


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Part 149 (Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisations) Amendment Manual of Standards 2021.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 3 December 2021.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

4  Schedules

                   Schedule 1 amends the Part 149 (Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisations) Manual of Standards 2018.

Schedule 1Amendments

Part 149 (Approved Self-administering Aviation Organisations) Manual of Standards 2018

[1]  Subsection 5(1), definitions of aerial application operation, aerial mustering and applicable CAO

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[2]  Subsection 5(1)

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Civil Aviation Order 95.10 means Civil Aviation Order 95.10 (Exemptions from CAR and CASR — Microlight Aeroplanes) Instrument 2021, as in force from time to time.

Civil Aviation Order 95.32 means Civil Aviation Order 95.32 (Exemptions from CAR and CASR  — Powered Parachutes and Weight-shift-controlled Aeroplanes) Instrument 2021, as in force from time to time.

Civil Aviation Order 95.54 means Civil Aviation Order 95.54 (Manned balloons and hot air airships — private operations) 2011, as in force from time to time.

Civil Aviation Order 95.55 means Civil Aviation Order 95.55 (Exemptions from CAR and CASR — Certain Light Sport Aircraft, Lightweight Aeroplanes and Ultralight Aeroplanes) Instrument 2021, as in force from time to time.

light sport aircraft (experimental) has the meaning given by section 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 95.55.

light sport aircraft (production) has the meaning given by section 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 95.55.

lightweight aeroplane has the meaning given by section 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 95.55.

ultralight aeroplane has the meaning given by section 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 95.55.

Part 131 aircraft has the meaning given by regulation 131.005 of CASR.

Part 131 recreational activity has the meaning given by regulation 131.025 of CASR.

private operations has the same meaning as it has in Civil Aviation Order 95.54.

single-place aircraft has the meaning given by section 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 95.32.

specialised balloon operation has the meaning given by regulation 131.020 of CASR.

two-place aircraft has the meaning given by section 5.1 of Civil Aviation Order 95.32.

[3]  Subsection 5(1), definition of empty weight

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empty weight has the meaning given by subsection 2 of Civil Aviation Order 100.7, as in force from time to time.

[4]  Subsection 5(1), definition of flight training

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flying training, for a pilot certificate, rating or endorsement in relation to the operation of a Part 149 aircraft, means training and assessment in all the units of competency (however described) required by an ASAO for the issue of the pilot certificate, rating or endorsement to:

                     (a)  for a pilot certificate—operate the aircraft; and

                     (b)  for a rating or endorsement on the pilot certificate—conduct the activities authorised by the rating or endorsement.

[5]  Subsection 5(1)

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microlight aeroplane has the meaning given by subsection 5 of Civil Aviation Order 95.10.

[6]  Subsection 5(1), definition of Part 149 aircraft

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Part 149 aircraft means an aircraft mentioned in section 8, 9, 10 or 11.

[7]  Subsection 5(1), definition of powered parachute

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powered parachute has the meaning given by Part 1 of the Dictionary to CASR.

[8]  Subsection 5(1), definition of tandem parachutist

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tandem parachutist has the meaning given by regulation 105.010 of CASR.

[9]  Subsection 5(1), definition of weight-shift-controlled aeroplane

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weight-shift-controlled aeroplane has the meaning given by Part 1 of the Dictionary to CASR.

[10]  Subsection 5(2), including the table

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[11]  Section 7

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[12]  Section 8

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8  Part 149 aircraft—microlight aeroplanes

                   A microlight aeroplane is a Part 149 aircraft if it is:

                     (a)  listed with a sport aviation body; and

                     (b)  operated for a purpose mentioned in Civil Aviation Order 95.10.

[13]  Section 9

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9  Part 149 aircraft—weight-shift-controlled aeroplanes and powered parachutes

                   An aircraft that is a single-place or two-place powered parachute or a single-place or two-place weight-shift-controlled aeroplane is a Part 149 aircraft if it is:

                     (a)  listed with a sport aviation body; and

                     (b)  operated for a purpose mentioned in Civil Aviation Order 95.32.

[14]  Section 10

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10  Part 149 aircraft—ultralight aeroplanes, LSA aeroplanes and lightweight aeroplanes

             (1)  This section applies to the following aeroplanes:

                     (a)  light sport aircraft (experimental);

                     (b)  light sport aircraft (production);

                     (c)  lightweight aeroplanes;

                     (d)  ultralight aeroplanes.

             (2)  An aeroplane mentioned in subsection (1) is a Part 149 aircraft if it is:

                     (a)  listed with a sport aviation body; and

                     (b)  operated for a purpose mentioned in Civil Aviation Order 95.55.

[15]  Section 11

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11  Part 149 aircraft—manned balloons and hot air airships

                   A Part 131 aircraft is a Part 149 aircraft if it is operated for the purposes of a Part 131 recreational activity.

Note:         Such an activity includes a specialised balloon operation that is not conducted for hire or reward.

[16]  Section 12

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[17]  Section 13

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a Part 149 aircraft that is a manned balloon or a hot air airship

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an aircraft mentioned in section 11

[18]  Subsection 14(1)

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[19]  Subsection 14(2)

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(2)    It is

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It is

[20]  Subsection 14(2)

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administer the aircraft

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administer a Part 149 aircraft

[21]  Subsection 15(1), note

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Note:          Under the function, an ASAO may set a standard for a Part 149 aircraft if the legislation does not otherwise provide for standards for that aircraft under CAR or CASR.

[22]  Subsection 15(2)

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             (2)  It is an aviation administration function to administer a Part 149 aircraft by assessing whether an aircraft design  meets an airworthiness standard the ASAO has set for the aircraft under the function in subsection (1).

[23]  Subsection 15(3)

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[24]  Subsection 15(5), examples 1 to 5

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[25]  Section 19

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19  Flight operations—procedures for safe conduct

             (1)  It is an aviation administration function to administer a Part 149 aircraft by establishing procedures necessary for the safe conduct of flight operations in the aircraft, in accordance with an applicable CAO and any other provision of the civil aviation legislation that applies to the flight operations.

             (2)  In this section:

applicable CAO means:

                     (a)  for a Part 149 aircraft mentioned in section 8—Civil Aviation Order 95.10;

                     (b)  for a Part 149 aircraft mentioned in section 9—Civil Aviation Order 95.32;

                     (c)  for a Part 149 aircraft mentioned in section 10—Civil Aviation Order 95.55;

                     (d)  for a Part 149 aircraft mentioned in section 11—Civil Aviation Order 95.54.

[26]  Section 19, note 1

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[27]  Section 19, note 2

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Note 2:

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Note:

[28]  Paragraphs 20(2)(b) and (d)

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flight

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flying

[29]  Paragraphs 20(3)(b) and (5)(c)

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flight

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flying

[30]  Subparagraph 20(6)(b)(i)

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flight

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flying

[31]  Section 21, heading

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flight

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flying

[32]  Subsection 21(1)

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flight training, or flight tests, in relation to a Part 149 aircraft (a Part 149 flight training organisation)

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flying training, or flight tests, in relation to a Part 149 aircraft (a Part 149 flying training organisation)

[33]  Paragraph 21(2)(a)

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flight training

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flying training

[34]  Paragraph 21(2)(d)

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flight

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flying

[35]  Subsection 21(3)

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Part 149 flight

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Part 149 flying

[36]  Paragraphs 21(3)(a) and (c)

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flight

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flying

[37]  Subsection 21(4)

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flight training

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flying training

[38]  Subsection 21(4), note

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flight

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flying

[39]  Section 24, note 1

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[40]  Section 25

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[41]  Subsection 26(5)

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instrument

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section

[42]     Subsection 26(5), definition of parachute training operation

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or a tandem parachutist

[43]  Subsection 26(5), definition of tandem parachutist

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[44]  Paragraph 31(2)(c)

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