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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 105.010

Key definitions for Part 105

                   In these Regulations:

"emergency parachute" has the meaning given by the Part 105 Manual of Standards.

"major defect" means:

                     (a)  for an emergency parachute--a defect of any part of the emergency parachute that may affect the safe operation of the parachute or cause the parachute to become a danger to persons or property;

                     (b)  for a reserve parachute--a defect of any part of the reserve parachute assembly that may affect the safe operation of the parachute or cause the parachute to become a danger to persons or property.

"parachute" does not include a parasail or a powered parachute.

"parachute operator" means a person who carries on a business or undertaking involving the provision of services or equipment for undertaking parachute descents.

"parachuting activity" means any of the following:

                     (a)  a parachute descent;

                     (b)  packing a parachute;

                     (c)  maintaining a parachute;

                     (d)  assembling a parachute;

                     (e)  supervising a parachute descent;

                      (f)  operating an aircraft to facilitate a parachute descent;

                     (g)  providing training in an activity covered by paragraphs (a) to (f);

                     (h)  carrying on a business or undertaking involving the provision of services or equipment for undertaking a parachute descent;

                      (i)  an activity prescribed by the Part 105 Manual of Standards.

Part 105 ASAO means an ASAO whose approved function is or includes administering a parachuting activity.

"reserve parachute" has the meaning given by the Part 105 Manual of Standards.

"reserve parachute assembly" has the meaning given by the Part 105 Manual of Standards.

"tandem parachutist" means a person undertaking a parachute descent in which the person's harness is attached to the harness of another person who is in control of the descent.

"trainee parachutist" has the meaning given by the Part 105 Manual of Standards.



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