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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 121.035

Flights further than the threshold distance

Flying further than the threshold distance

             (1)  The operator and the pilot in command of an aeroplane for a flight each contravene this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the aeroplane is flown further from an adequate aerodrome for the aeroplane than the threshold distance mentioned in subparagraph 121.030(1)(b)(ii) for the aeroplane; and

                     (b)  the operator does not hold an approval under regulation 121.010 to do so.

Requirements in the Manual of Standards

             (2)  The Part 121 Manual of Standards may prescribe:

                     (a)  criteria for the grant of an approval mentioned in paragraph (1)(b); and

                     (b)  the form in which an application for such an approval must be made; and

                     (c)  factors to be considered by CASA in deciding whether or not to grant such an approval.

             (3)  The operator and the pilot in command of an aeroplane for a flight each contravene this subregulation if:

                     (a)  a requirement prescribed by the Part 121 Manual of Standards in relation to conducting flights further from an adequate aerodrome than the threshold distance applies to the aeroplane for the flight; and

                     (b)  the requirement is not met for the flight.

Exposition procedures

             (4)  If an aeroplane is flown further from an adequate aerodrome for the aeroplane than the threshold distance mentioned in subparagraph 121.030(1)(b)(ii) for the aeroplane, the aeroplane operator's exposition must include procedures for conducting flights further than that distance.

Offence

             (5)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (1) or (3).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.



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