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Flight preparation forms for flights that begin or end outside Australian territory

             (1)  This regulation applies to a flight of an aeroplane that begins or ends at an aerodrome outside Australian territory.

             (2)  The operator and the pilot in command of an aeroplane for a flight each contravene this subregulation if, when the flight begins, the pilot in command has not signed a flight preparation form certifying that the pilot in command is satisfied of the matters mentioned in subregulation (3).

             (3)  The matters are the following:

                     (a)  the aeroplane can be operated during the flight in accordance with its configuration deviation list (if any);

                     (b)  the parts of the operator's exposition required to be available to the aeroplane's crew before the flight by regulation 121.080 are available;

                     (c)  the requirements and limitations in the operator's exposition relating to the flight can be complied with for the flight;

                     (d)  regulations 121.085 and 121.095 are being complied with for the flight;

                     (e)  equipment required to be fitted to, or carried on, the aeroplane for the flight by Subpart 121.K is fitted to, or carried on, the aeroplane in accordance with that Subpart;

                      (f)  equipment mentioned in paragraph (e) is:

                              (i)  operative; or

                             (ii)  inoperative, and permitted to be inoperative for the flight under these Regulations;

                     (g)  the aeroplane's take-off, en-route and landing performance capabilities meet the performance requirements for the circumstances and conditions expected during the flight;

                     (h)  the aeroplane's weight and balance will remain within the aeroplane's weight and balance limits throughout the flight.

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

Penalty:  50 penalty units.

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