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Military flight crew qualification recognition
Military flight crew are not permitted to fly civilian registered aircraft unless they have been authorised to do so by CASA. As a general rule, such authorisation takes the form of a flight crew licence with associated ratings and aircraft endorsements. The Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) provide Australian Defence Force (ADF) flight crew to be exempt from certain specific requirements for a licence such as exams and flight tests if they hold or have held a pilot qualification which is deemed to be at least equivalent to the licence sought.
What you need to submit
- Flight crew licence application on the basis of ADF qualifications Form 61-1ADF (pdf 324.19 KB) - Flight Crew Licence Application on the Basis of ADF Qualifications
The application form and the Flight Crew Licencing Manual outline the eligibility criteria.
Please ensure all required supporting documentation is attached to the form when submitting your application.
If you have any questions please contact the CASA Client Services Centre.