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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 133.190

Fuel requirements

             (1)  The Part 133 Manual of Standards may prescribe requirements relating to fuel for rotorcraft, including (but not limited to) the following:

                     (a)  matters that must be considered when determining whether a rotorcraft has sufficient fuel to complete a flight safely;

                     (b)  the amounts of fuel that must be carried on board a rotorcraft for a flight;

                     (c)  procedures for monitoring amounts of fuel during a flight;

                     (d)  procedures to be followed if fuel reaches specified amounts during a flight.

             (2)  The pilot in command of a rotorcraft for a flight contravenes this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the pilot is subject to a requirement mentioned in subregulation (1) for the flight; and

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

             (3)  The operator of a rotorcraft for a flight contravenes this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the operator is subject to a requirement mentioned in subregulation (1) for the flight; and

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

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

Penalty:  50 penalty units.



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