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CASR Part 137 - Aerial application operations
Part 137 of CASR 1998 prescribes the rules that relate to flying and operating aeroplanes, and the maintenance of equipment, in aerial application operations.
'Aerial application operation' (or 'application operation') means:
- a flight that is carried out by an aeroplane to apply application material
- a flight by an aeroplane that is for, or partly for, one or more of the following:
- inspection of a work area
- pilot training or checking relating to a flight mentioned in paragraph (a)
- training of a crew member other than the pilot
- travel from a landing area to a work area and back
- the carriage of a passenger specified in regulation 137.135 for a purpose set out in that regulation
- preparation for any activities mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b).
Who Part 137 affects
Part 137 affects aerial agricultural operators other than rotorcraft operators.
Projects are opened to revise a CASR Part.
Part 137 open projects include:
- Project OS 13/30 - Post-implementation review of CASR 137 – Aerial Application Operatons – Amendment by the inclusion of Rotorcraft.
Consultation and project activities
Current rules in effect for Part 137 include:
- Part 137 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998
Advisory material provide advice and guidance to explain particular regulatory requirements of a CASR Part.
There are currently no advisory documents for Part 137.