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Pilot requirements for parachute descents--manned free balloons

             (1)  This regulation applies if a manned free balloon is being operated to facilitate a parachute descent.

             (2)  The pilot in command of the balloon contravenes this subregulation if none of the following apply:

                     (a)  the pilot holds a commercial pilot (balloon) licence;

                     (b)  the pilot has both:

                              (i)  an authorisation from a Part 131 ASAO that authorises the pilot to operate a manned free balloon; and

                             (ii)  at least 75 hours of experience as pilot in command of a manned free balloon;

                     (c)  the pilot meets the requirements prescribed by the Part 105 Manual of Standards for the purposes of this subregulation.

             (3)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (2).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.

Note:          This Part heading is reserved for future use.





Contents of Part 117

117.005     What this Part is about

117.010     Misrepresentations about holding certain civil aviation authorisations

117.015     Safety-related surveys or questionnaires--holders of certain civil aviation authorisations

117.020     Owner or registered operator to provide information about aircraft

117.025     Owner or registered operator to provide traffic reports

117.030     Protection of information

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