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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 135.365

Weight and balance documents

             (1)  The operator and the pilot in command of an aeroplane for a flight each contravene this subregulation if, when the flight begins, the weight and balance documents for the flight do not comply with subregulation (2).

             (2)  The weight and balance documents must include the following:

                     (a)  the weight and balance of the aeroplane and the information used to calculate the weight and balance;

                     (b)  the name of the person who prepared the weight and balance documents;

                     (c)  confirmation by the person responsible for planning and supervising the loading of the aeroplane that the aeroplane has been loaded in accordance with:

                              (i)  the procedures set out in the operator's exposition for loading the aeroplane; and

                             (ii)  the weight and balance documents;

                     (d)  if the person mentioned in paragraph (c) is not the pilot in command or the co-pilot--confirmation of the acceptance of the weight and balance documents by the pilot in command or the co-pilot;

                     (e)  any other information that the pilot in command needs to ensure that the loading of the aeroplane is in accordance with the weight and balance limits for the aeroplane.

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

Penalty:  50 penalty units.

Subpart 135.K -- Equipment

   



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