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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 61.055

Prescription of type ratings and variants--multi-crew aircraft

             (1)  For paragraph 98(5A)(a) of the Act, CASA may, by legislative instrument, prescribe, for multi-crew aircraft:

                     (a)  the type ratings that may be granted for multi-crew operation; and

                     (b)  the aircraft models that are variants of each other; and

                     (c)  in relation to each variant--the variants for which differences training is required; and

                     (d)  the type ratings for which the flight review or instrument proficiency check requirements may be met by completion of a single flight review; and

                     (e)  the type ratings for which the instrument proficiency check requirements may be met by completion of a single instrument proficiency check.

             (2)  For paragraph 98(5A)(a) of the Act, if 2 or more aircraft models are variants of each other, CASA may, by legislative instrument, prescribe that the models are no longer variants of each other only if satisfied that:

                     (a)  the complexity of one of the models' systems; or

                     (b)  a difference in their performance or handling characteristics;

requires the provision of additional flight training to enable a person to pilot an aircraft of that model safely.



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