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CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998 - REG 90.008

Definitions for Part 90

             (1)  In this Part:

"Class C cargo or baggage compartment" has the same meaning as in FARs section 25.857, as in force from time to time.

"Class D cargo or baggage compartment" has the same meaning as in FARs section 25.857, as in force on 16 June 1986.

"Class E cargo compartment" has the same meaning as in FARs section 25.857, as in force from time to time.

"emergency exit" means an external door, hatch or window on an aircraft intended for use by passengers or crew in an emergency.

"large aeroplane" means an aeroplane with a maximum take-off weight of more than 5 700 kg.

"non-transport category aeroplane" means an aeroplane of a type that was originally certificated in a category other than the transport category.

"operating" has the meaning given by subregulation (2).

"originally certificated" has the meaning given by subregulation (3).

Part 90 Manual of Standards means the Manual of Standards issued by CASA under regulation 90.020.

"side-facing seat" , for an aircraft, means a seat that faces more than 18° from the aircraft's longitudinal axis.

"small aeroplane" means an aeroplane with a maximum take-off weight of 5 700 kg or less.

"transport category aeroplane" means an aeroplane of a type that was originally certificated in the transport category.

Note:          For the definition of approved , see the Dictionary. Approvals given in Air Navigation Orders before 30 June 1988 and in Civil Aviation Orders between 1 July 1988 and 6 July 1995 are taken to have been given by CASA--see regulation 311 of CAR and subsection 13(2) of the Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment Act 1995 .

             (2)  For this Part, an aircraft is operating from the moment at which the aircraft first moves (whether or not under its own power) for the purpose of taking off for a flight until the moment at which it comes to rest for the purpose of disembarking any persons or cargo on board after:

                     (a)  it lands; or

                     (b)  the flight is aborted.

             (3)  For this Part, an aircraft of a particular type is originally certificated as follows:

                     (a)  if the aircraft's State of Design is Australia--when CASA first issues a type certificate in respect of an aircraft of that type;

                     (b)  if the aircraft's State of Design is a foreign country--when the national aviation authority of the State of Design first issues a foreign type certificate in respect of an aircraft of that type.



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