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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 135.430

Assignment as pilot in command on aeroplanes of different types

Turbine-engine aeroplanes

             (1)  An operator contravenes this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the operator assigns a pilot to duty as pilot in command for flights on different types of turbine-engine aeroplanes; and

                     (b)  the pilot does not hold a valid proficiency check, in accordance with the requirements prescribed by the Part 135 Manual of Standards, for an aeroplane of each type for a pilot in command.

Piston-engine aeroplanes

             (2)  An operator contravenes this subregulation if:

                     (a)  the operator assigns a pilot to duty as pilot in command for flights on different types of piston-engine aeroplanes; and

                     (b)  the pilot does not meet the requirement mentioned in subregulation (3).

             (3)  For the purposes of paragraph (2)(b), the requirement is that:

                     (a)  if the aeroplanes are of the same aircraft class rating--the pilot must hold a valid proficiency check, in accordance with the requirements prescribed by the Part 135 Manual of Standards, for an aeroplane of one of the types for a pilot in command; or

                     (b)  if the aeroplanes are of different aircraft class ratings--the pilot must hold a valid proficiency check, in accordance with the requirements prescribed by the Part 135 Manual of Standards, for an aeroplane of each class for a pilot in command.

Offence

             (4)  A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subregulation (1) or (2).

Penalty:  50 penalty units.



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