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CAR 206

CAR 206:

This has been referred to by the ceo of CASA [McCormick] in February 2013 Senate Inquiry as a “……..poor piece of regulation….”

CAR 206         Commercial purposes (Act, s 27 (9))

         (1)   For the purposes of subsection 27 (9) of the Act, the following commercial purposes are prescribed:

(a)    aerial work purposes, being purposes of the following kinds (except when carried out by means of a UAV):

(i)    aerial surveying;

(ii)    aerial spotting;

(iii)    agricultural operations;

(iv)    aerial photography;

(v)    advertising;

(vi)    flying training, other than conversion training or training carried out under an experimental certificate issued under regulation 21.195A of CASR or under a permission to fly in force under subregulation 317 (1);

(vii)    ambulance functions;

(viii)    carriage, for the purposes of trade, of goods being the property of the pilot, the owner or the hirer of the aircraft (not being a carriage of goods in accordance with fixed schedules to and from fixed terminals);

(ix)    any other purpose that is substantially similar to any of those specified in subparagraphs (i) to (vii) (inclusive);

(b)    charter purposes, being purposes of the following kinds:

(i)    the carriage of passengers or cargo for hire or reward to or from any place, other than carriage in accordance with fixed schedules to and from fixed terminals or carriage for an operation mentioned in subregulation 262AM (7) or under a permission to fly in force under subregulation 317 (1);

(ii)    the carriage, in accordance with fixed schedules to and from fixed terminals, of passengers or cargo or passengers and cargo in circumstances in which the accommodation in the aircraft is not available for use by persons generally;

(c)    the purpose of transporting persons generally, or transporting cargo for persons generally, for hire or reward in accordance with fixed schedules to and from fixed terminals over specific routes with or without intermediate stopping places between terminals.

      (1A)   However, the commercial purposes prescribed by subregulation (1) do not include:

(a)    carrying passengers for hire or reward in accordance with subregulation 262AM (7); or

(b)    carrying out an activity under paragraph 262AM (2) (g) or 262AP (2) (d).

         (2)   In this regulation:

aircraft endorsement has the same meaning as in regulation 5.01.

conversion training means flying training for the purpose of qualifying for the issue of an aircraft endorsement.