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This instrument prescribes qualification standards for synthetic trainers under regulation 61.045 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.
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 31 May 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022

I, PHiLIPPA JILLIAN SPENCE, Director of Aviation Safety, on behalf of CASA, make this instrument under regulation 61.045 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

[Signed P. Spence]

Pip Spence
Director of Aviation Safety

31 May 2022

1          Name

                 This instrument is Prescription of Qualification Standards (Synthetic Trainers) Instrument 2022.

2          Commencement

                 This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3          Definitions

                 In this instrument:

FSD-2 means the document entitled Operational Standards and Requirements—Approved Synthetic Trainers (FSD2) published by CASA as existing from time to time.

synthetic trainer has the meaning given by regulation 2 of CAR.

4          Prescription of qualification standards for synthetic trainers

                 For the purposes of regulation 61.045 of CASR, the qualification standards set out in FSD-2 are prescribed as the qualification standards for synthetic trainers.

Note   See paragraph (d) of the definition of flight simulation training device in regulation 61.010 of CASR.

5          Transitional — approved synthetic trainers

        (1)     A synthetic trainer that was, immediately before the commencement of this instrument, the subject of an approval under CAO 45.0 (an approved synthetic trainer), is taken:

(a)   to meet the qualification standards prescribed by section 4; and

(b)   to continue as a flight simulation training device (within the meaning of paragraph (d) of that term as defined in regulation 61.010) on and from that commencement subject to the same terms and conditions as applied under the approval immediately before that commencement.

        (2)     In this section:

CAO 45.0 means section 45.0 of the Civil Aviation Orders as set out in Schedule 1 of Civil Aviation Amendment Order (No. 2) 2004 (assigned the FRL number F2005B00648).