Commonwealth Consolidated Regulations

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Model flying displays

  (1)   A person may conduct a model aircraft flying display only in compliance with subregulation   (2) or (3).

Penalty:   50 penalty units.

  (1A)   An offence against subregulation   (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:   For strict liability , see section   6.1 of the Criminal Code .

  (2)   A person complies with this subregulation   if the display is conducted:

  (a)   in an approved area; and

  (b)   in accordance with the rules and procedures of an approved aviation administration organisation.

Note:   CASA must publish details of the approval of an area (including any conditions) in NOTAM or on an aeronautical chart--see subregulation   101.030(5).

  (3)   A person complies with this subregulation   if the display is conducted in accordance with the following conditions and any other conditions imposed by CASA under subregulation   (4):

  (a)   at least 21 days before the display, somebody is nominated as the organiser of the display;

  (b)   at least 21 days before the display, he or she gives to CASA the following information:

  (i)   his or her name, address, email address and telephone number;

  (ii)   the proposed program of flying;

  (iii)   where the display will be held, and how big the intended flying field is;

  (iv)   how many spectators are expected, and where they will be;

  (c)   he or she ensures that:

  (i)   having regard to the events making up the display, proper precautions are taken for the safety of the participants and spectators; and

  (ii)   the operators participating in the display are competent to carry out each proposed manoeuvre safely.

  (4)   CASA may impose a condition on the conduct of a model flying display if in the circumstances the condition is reasonably necessary in the interests of aviation safety.

Subpart   101.H -- Rockets


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