Part 132 of CASR Limited category aircraft

Rule status

Current

Part 132 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) sets out the requirements for limited category aircraft operations.

It operates with:

  • regulations 262AN and 262AM of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988
  • Part 91 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998.

Where there is an inconsistency between Part 91 and Part 132, Part 132 takes precedence for the detail in question.

Part 132 provides flexibility and certainty around recreational use of warbirds and limited category historic or replica.

It sets out:

  • the conditions under which various limited category aircraft operations may be conducted
  • the responsibilities of persons involved in limited category aircraft operations
  • the offences that relate to breaching the conditions for limited category aircraft operations.

Who it affects

Part 132 of CASR affects:

  • owners, operators and pilots of ex-military aircraft (warbirds), replica warbird aircraft and certain historic aircraft
  • individuals and organisations that conduct adventure flights in warbirds, including employees and support staff
  • individuals or organisations who sell adventure flights in warbirds, including their agents
  • persons who fly as passengers in warbirds
  • people flying in replicas and historic aircraft
  • any other aircraft that is certified in the limited category.

Legislative instruments

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Non-legislative instruments

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Guidance material

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Advisory circular AC 132-01 describes the operations that are permitted using limited category (historic, replica and ex-armed forces) aircraft and the limitations that apply to the operations and the obligations that apply to owners, operators and pilots of limited category aircraft.

Advisory Circular AC 132-01
Date published:
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/rules/part-132-casr-limited-category-aircraft
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