(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.