In this Part:
"aircraft" : see regulation 142.010.
authorised Part 142 activity , for a Part 142 operator: see subregulation 142.015(3).
"checking" means the assessment of proficiency of the personnel of an aircraft operator or the operator of a flight simulation training device that is conducted to ensure that the personnel are competent to carry out their responsibilities.
"conducts" : a Part 142 operator conducts a Part 142 activity if an instructor or examiner for the operator conducts the activity on behalf of the operator.
"contracted checking" : see regulation 142.020.
"contracting operator" : see regulation 142.020.
"corporation" : see regulation 11.015.
"examiner" , for a Part 142 operator, means a flight examiner or flight engineer examiner engaged by the operator:
(a) to conduct flight tests for the grant of a licence, rating or endorsement under Part 61 on behalf of the operator; or
(b) to conduct contracted checking on behalf of the operator.
"exposition" , for a Part 142 operator, means:
(a) the set of documents approved by CASA under regulation 142.095 or 142.115 in relation to the operator; and
(b) if the set of documents is changed under regulation 142.135, 142.145 or 142.155, or the process mentioned in regulation 142.150--the set of documents as changed.
"instructor" , for a Part 142 operator, means a person engaged by the operator to conduct Part 142 flight training or contracted training on behalf of the operator.
"key personnel , " for a Part 142 operator: see regulation 142.025.
"low-flying activity" means a flight that is conducted below 500 feet AGL, other than:
(a) climbing from take-off; and
(b) descending for the purpose of landing.
"officer" , of a corporation, means:
(a) for a corporation that is a company (within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001 )--a director, secretary or executive officer of the corporation; or
(b) for a corporation of any other kind--a person exercising responsibility, in relation to the corporation, as nearly as possible the same as that of a director, secretary or executive officer of a company (within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001 ).
Part 142 activity : see subregulation 142.015(1).
Part 142 authorisation : see subregulation 142.015(5).
Part 142 flight training : see subregulation 142.015(2).
"personnel" , for a Part 142 operator, includes any of the following persons who have duties or responsibilities that relate to the safe conduct of the operator's authorised Part 142 activities:
(a) an employee of the operator;
(b) a person engaged by the operator (whether by contract or other arrangement) to provide services to the operator;
(c) an employee of a person mentioned in paragraph (b).
"significant change" , for a Part 142 operator: see regulation 142.030.
"training base" , for a Part 142 operator, means a facility at or from which the operator conducts Part 142 activities.