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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 21.184A

Special certificates of airworthiness for intermediate category aircraft

New intermediate category aircraft manufactured under a production certificate

             (1)  An applicant for the original issue of a special certificate of airworthiness for a new aircraft in the intermediate category that meets the criteria of paragraph 21.026(1)(a) and was manufactured under a production certificate, is entitled to the certificate without further showing unless CASA or an authorised person decides that the aircraft:

                     (a)  does not conform to the type design; or

                     (b)  has been modified or repaired otherwise than in accordance with a supplemental type certificate or an approved modification/repair design; or

                     (c)  is not in a condition for safe operation.

Other aircraft

             (2)  An applicant for a special certificate of airworthiness for an aircraft in the intermediate category that meets the criteria of paragraph 21.026(1)(a) and is not covered by subregulation (1) is entitled to the certificate if CASA or an authorised person is satisfied that:

                     (a)  the aircraft:

                              (i)  conforms to an approved intermediate, normal, utility, or acrobatic type design; or

                             (ii)  complies with the requirements prescribed by the Part 21 Manual of Standards; and

                     (b)  the aircraft complies with all applicable airworthiness directives; and

                     (c)  if Part 42 applies to the aircraft--an airworthiness review certificate is in force for the aircraft; and

                    (ca)  if Part 42 does not apply to the aircraft--the aircraft maintenance record for the aircraft records the result of a maintenance release inspection (within the meaning given by subregulation 47(6) of CAR) for the aircraft; and

                     (d)  any modifications or repairs to the aircraft have been carried out in accordance with a supplemental type certificate or an approved modification/repair design; and

                     (e)  the aircraft is in a condition for safe operation.

Inspection

             (3)  CASA or an authorised person may inspect an aircraft mentioned in subregulation (1) or (2) to determine whether:

                     (a)  it conforms to the type design; and

                     (b)  any modifications or repairs to it have been carried out in accordance with a supplemental type certificate or an approved modification/repair design; and

                     (c)  it is in a condition for safe operation.

Multiple-category certification

             (4)  A multiple-category certificate of airworthiness in the intermediate category and any other category must not be issued; an intermediate category aircraft may hold only one certificate of airworthiness.

Source         FARs section 21.184 modified.



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