Civil Aviation (Offences) Amendment Regulations 2012

2012/31

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Civil Aviation (Offences) Amendment Regulations 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of March 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 100 of the Civil Aviation Act 1990, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Civil Aviation (Offences) Amendment Regulations 2012.

2  Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 5 April 2012.

3  Principal regulations
4  Schedule 1 amended
  • (1) In Schedule 1, revoke the items relating to rules 121.157(c) and 121.167.

    (2) In Schedule 1, replace the items relating to rules 12.151, 101.269, 121.157(a) and (b), and 121.165(a) with the items set out in Part 1 of the Schedule of these regulations.

    (3) In Schedule 1, insert in their appropriate numerical order the items set out in Part 2 of the Schedule of these regulations.

    (4) In Schedule 1, insert in their appropriate numerical order the items set out in Part 3 of the Schedule of these regulations.


Schedule
Amendments to Schedule 1 of principal regulations

r 4(2)–(4)

Part 1
Items replaced in Schedule 1

  Fines and fees ($)
  Summary convictionInfringement fee
ProvisionBrief descriptionIndividualBody corporateIndividualBody corporate
Rule 12.151Person operating an aircraft must submit specified operating and statistical data and information as prescribed.6253,7502501,500
Rule 101.269Person operating a gyroglider or parasail must do so in accordance with operating procedures and limitations recommended by manufacturer.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 121.157(a)Pilot-in-command must not commence an air operation under IFR unless current meteorological reports indicate conditions will meet prescribed requirements.5,000 2,000 
Rule 121.157(b)Pilot-in-command must not commence an air operation under IFR unless alternate aerodrome is available that meets ceiling and visibility requirements. 2,500 1,000 
Rule 121.165(a)Holder of an air operator certificate must not operate piston engine aeroplane beyond prescribed route limitations.5,00030,0002,00012,000

Part 2
Items relating to Parts 101 and 121 inserted in Schedule 1

  Fines and fees ($)
  Summary convictionInfringement fee
ProvisionBrief descriptionIndividualBody corporateIndividualBody corporate
Rule 101.265Person operating a gyroglider or parasail must ensure that each person receives prescribed pre-flight briefing.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 101.271(1)Person operating a parasail must use method or device to accurately determine and monitor wind speed at location where operation is conducted.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 101.271(2)Person operating a parasail must not conduct parasail operation when sustained wind speed exceeds 20 knots.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 101.273(1)Person conducting a parasail operation must not perform operation with maximum towline length of more than 300 feet when carrying a solo passenger under 12 years old.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 101.273(2)Person conducting a parasail operation must not conduct operation with a passenger under 8 years old unless passenger is accompanied by another passenger who is 18 years or over.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 121.165(b)Holder of an air operator certificate must not operate aeroplane with twin turbine engines beyond prescribed en-route limitations unless prescribed requirements are met.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 121.165(c)Holder of an air operator certificate must not operate an aeroplane with more than 2 turbine engines beyond prescribed en-route limitation unless approved by EDTO.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 121.171(a)Holder of an air operator certificate must not conduct an air operation in a polar area unless authorised.5,00030,0002,0006,000
Rule 121.417Holder of an air operator certificate authorised to conduct EDTO must provide a summary report in accordance with prescribed requirements.2,50015,0001,00012,000
Rule 121.951Holder of an air operator certificate authorised to conduct EDTO must not operate an aeroplane on EDTO unless authorised and prescribed requirements are met.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 121.969(a)Holder of an air operator certificate authorised to conduct EDTO must not allow an aeroplane to be dispatched on EDTO unless prescribed requirements are met. 5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 121.971Holder of an air operator certificate authorised to conduct EDTO must not allow an aeroplane to be dispatched on EDTO for more than 180 minutes unless prescribed requirements are met.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 121.973(a)Holder of an air operator certificate authorised to conduct EDTO must ensure pilot-in-command is notified of any significant change at en-route EDTO alternate aerodrome.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 121.973(b)Responsibility of pilot-in-command on EDTO regarding significant changes at en-route alternate EDTO aerodrome before EDTO entry point.2,500 1,000 
Rule 121.973(c)Pilot-in-command on EDTO must not proceed beyond EDTO entry point unless prescribed requirements are met.2,500 1,000 
Rule 121.973(d)Responsibility of pilot-in-command on EDTO regarding compliance with CMP standards.2,500 1,000 
Rule 121.973(e)Responsibility of pilot-in-command on EDTO regarding significant changes at en-route alternate EDTO aerodrome after proceeding beyond EDTO entry point.2,500 1,000 
Rule 121.975(a)Holder of an air operator certificate authorised for EDTO must not allow an aeroplane to be dispatched on EDTO unless prescribed fuel requirements are met.5,00030,0002,00012,000
      

Part 3
Items relating to Part 115 inserted in Schedule 1

  Fines and fees ($)
  Summary convictionInfringement fee
ProvisionBrief descriptionIndividualBody corporateIndividualBody corporate
Part 115Adventure aviation initial issue—certification and operations
Rule 115.5Person must not perform an adventure aviation operation except under the authority of, and in accordance with, the privileges of the prescribed certificate.5,00030,000  
Rule 115.17Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate that terminates adventure aviation operations must notify Director, in writing, within 30 days of the termination.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.101(b)(1)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must continue to meet applicable standards and comply with the requirements of Subpart B.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.101(b)(2)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must comply with the exposition.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.101(b)(3)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must hold at least 1 current copy of its operations specifications and exposition at each specified location as prescribed.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.103(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must not authorise any person to act as a flight crew member, and a person must not serve as a flight crew member on a adventure aviation operation unless the person holds prescribed document.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.105(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must conduct operations using trading or business name on the certificate.5,00030,000  
Rule 115.105(b)Person must not perform an adventure aviation operation unless trading or business name of certificate holder is displayed as prescribed to a passenger before the passenger boards aircraft.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.105(c)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that any advertisement clearly identifies the trading or business name that appears on the prescribed certificate.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.107Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must not conduct an air transport operation or a commercial transport operation under the authority of the certificate.5,00030,000  
Rule 115.109(a)(1)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the prescribed exposition is amended so as to remain a current description of certificate holder's organisation and to ensure continued compliance.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.109(a)(2)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that amendments to its exposition meet prescribed requirements and comply with amendment procedures contained in the exposition.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.109(a)(3)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must provide Director with copy of each amendment to its exposition as soon as practicable.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.109(a)(4)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must amend its exposition as Director considers necessary in the interests of aviation safety.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.109(b)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must obtain Director's acceptance of specified changes in the organisation as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.109(d)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must comply with specified conditions relating to certain changes to organisation.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.109(e)Holder of adventure aviation operator certificate must forward the certificate or operations specifications to Director if prescribed change requires an amendment to the certificate or operations specifications.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.111Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must revise prescribed maintenance programme if requested by Director.5,00030,000  
Rule 115.201(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that an adventure aviation operation is conducted in prescribed manner.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.201(b)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must not perform an adventure aviation operation over a congested area of a city, town, or settlement, or over an open-air assembly of persons, unless specifically authorised by the certificate holder's operations specifications.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.201(c)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must restrict or suspend operations in hazardous conditions until hazard is removed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.203Person performing an adventure aviation operation must ensure that passengers are not carried on the adventure aviation operation under prescribed circumstances and that disabled passengers are appropriately cared for.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.205Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must, before conducting the adventure aviation operation, ensure that each passenger receives appropriate briefing or training in safety and emergency procedures appropriate to operation.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.207Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that aircraft is equipped with prescribed emergency equipment.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.209(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must establish emergency situation action plans for handling in-air and on-ground emergency situations.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.211(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must, for each adventure aviation operation, ensure that operational safety checklist covering operational procedures and emergency procedures is available to every flight crew member.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.211(c)Person performing an adventure aviation operation must perform an operational safety check of aircraft and all associated equipment in accordance with operational safety checklist before each flight.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.213Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that for each adventure aviation operation conducted under authority of the certificate appropriate information is available to pilot-in-command for the prescribed purposes.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.215Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that a person does not manipulate the flight controls of an aircraft performing an adventure aviation operation except as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.217(a)Person performing an adventure aviation operation must not operate an aircraft over water if flight distance to shore is more than the gliding distance for the aircraft.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.217(b)Person performing an adventure aviation operation in a hot air balloon must not plan to operate the balloon over any lake or sea and must equip the balloon with prescribed safety equipment in prescribed circumstances.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.217(c)Person performing an adventure aviation operation in an amphibious aircraft must not take off from, or land on, water unless aircraft is equipped with prescribed safety equipment.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.219(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must not conduct an adventure aviation operation using an aerodrome, landing area, or launch site unless prescribed requirements are met.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.219(b)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that any heliport used in its adventure aviation operations meets applicable prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.219(c)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate (except a person performing an aviation adventure operation in a hot air balloon) must maintain a register containing prescribed information if an aircraft is operated from an aerodrome, landing area, or launch site that is not promulgated in AIPNZ.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.221Person performing an adventure aviation operation must ensure that a flight is not commenced unless current meteorological reports indicate prescribed VFR minima can be complied with throughout the flight.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.223(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that requirements regarding aircraft load limitations are complied with.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.223(c)Pilot-in-command of an adventure aviation operation must assess prescribed information to ensure that aircraft remains within weight and balance limitations for the duration of the flight.2,500 1,000 
Rule 115.225(a)Responsibilities of holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate regarding airworthiness of aircraft, including any tandem parachute assembly operated and any equipment installed in or attached to the aircraft.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.225(b)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that every aircraft operated under the authority of the certificate is maintained in accordance with the prescribed maintenance programme.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.227(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must establish a fuel policy for the prescribed purpose.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.227(c)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the calculation of required useable fuel takes into account the prescribed factors applicable to the type of operation conducted by the certificate holder.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.227(d)Person performing flight planning for an adventure aviation operation must comply with the prescribed fuel policy.2,500 1,000 
Rule 115.301(a)(1)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must establish training programme to ensure that each flight crew member or ground crew member is trained and competent to perform assigned duties. 5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.301(a)(2)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that each flight crew member or ground crew member is trained in accordance with the prescribed training programme. 5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.301(a)(3)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the prescribed training programme is controlled by the certificate holder.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.303(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must establish that the prescribed training programme includes a flight crew training programme and ground crew training programme comprising the applicable prescribed training.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.303(c)Training as provided for under the prescribed training programme must be conducted by the prescribed flight crew member instructor.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.303(d)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the prescribed records accurately record the prescribed training that each crew member and ground crew member has received.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.305Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that each crew member or ground crew member completes initial training conducted in the prescribed manner.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.307(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that each crew member or ground crew member completes transition training in the prescribed circumstances.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.309Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that each crew member or ground crew member remains current and proficient in the prescribed matters or areas in which the flight crew or ground crew member serves.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.311Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that person carrying out the functions of an instructor in its flight crew member training programme meets the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.313Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the prescribed records include a record of all training undertaken by each flight crew member or ground crew member.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.351Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must establish and implement an operational competency assessment programme as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.353Responsibilities of holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate regarding prescribed flight crew competency checks.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.355Responsibilities of holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate regarding flight crew member and ground crew member competency checks.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.357Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that each person performing the function of a flight examiner in the prescribed operational competency assessment programme meets the prescribed requirements.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.361Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must maintain accurate records of competency assessment and testing of flight crew members and ground crew members as prescribed.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.401(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that an adventure aviation operation is not performed unless the prescribed scheme has been established for the prescribed purposes.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.401(c)(1)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation must ensure that a person does not act as a flight crew member or tandem master in the prescribed circumstances.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.401(c)(2)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must keep an accurate record of the flight and duty time of each flight crew member and tandem master as prescribed.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.403(a)Person must not act as a flight crew member on an adventure aviation operation in the prescribed circumstances.5,000 2,000 
Rule 115.403(b)Person must not exceed the prescribed limitations while acting as a flight crew member on an adventure aviation operation.2,500 1,000 
Rule 115.451Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the parts of the certificate holder's exposition relevant to the duties of each flight crew member or ground crew member are current and accessible to each flight crew member or ground crew member.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.453Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the prescribed documents are carried on each flight.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.455(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must keep accurate daily flight records as prescribed.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.457Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that the prescribed documents are retained for 12 months from date of the flight.1,2507,5005003,000
Rule 115.501Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hot air balloon must ensure that each balloon used in the operation has a current standard category airworthiness certificate.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.503Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hot air balloon must ensure each balloon used in the operation is equipped with the prescribed equipment and instruments.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.505Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hot air balloon must ensure that each balloon used in the operation is maintained under the prescribed maintenance programme. 5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.507Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hot air balloon must not assign a person to act as the pilot-in-command unless the person complies with the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.551Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a parachute-drop aircraft operation must ensure that each aircraft it uses in the operation meets the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.553Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a parachute-drop aircraft must ensure that the aircraft is equipped with the prescribed equipment and instruments.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.555Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a parachute-drop aircraft operation must ensure that each aircraft used in the operation has the prescribed review of airworthiness and is maintained under the prescribed maintenance programme.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.559Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a parachute-drop aircraft operation must not assign a person to act as the pilot-in-command of the aircraft unless the person complies with the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.571(1)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting tandem parachute descent operations must ensure that prescribed items comply with the prescribed technical standards.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.571(2)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting tandem parachute descent operations must ensure that each tandem pair is equipped with the prescribed parachute equipment.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.571(3)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must ensure that each person participating in tandem parachute descent operation complies with the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.573(a)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a tandem parachute descent operation must comply with the prescribed parachute maintenance requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.573(b)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a tandem parachute descent operation must ensure that parachute maintenance is performed by a prescribed person.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.575Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting tandem parachute operations must establish procedures that ensure compliance with the applicable prescribed tandem parachute operating requirements and the prescribed record-keeping requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.577Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a tandem parachute descent must not assign a person to act as a tandem master unless the person complies with the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.601Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a glider must ensure that each glider used in the operation has a current standard category airworthiness certificate.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.603Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a glider must ensure that each glider used in the operation is equipped with the prescribed equipment and instruments.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.605Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a glider must ensure that each glider used in the operation is inspected under the prescribed maintenance programme and is maintained as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.607Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a glider must not assign a person to act as the pilot-in-command of the glider used in the operation unless the person complies with the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.609Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a glider must not tow a glider in flight unless the prescribed requirements are met.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.611Person conducting an adventure aviation operation using a glider must not fly in the IMC.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.613(c)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a glider must not allow a passenger to manipulate the flight controls of the glider except as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.651Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must ensure that each hang glider or paraglider used in the operation meets the prescribed standards.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.653Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must ensure that each hang glider or paraglider used in the operation is equipped with the prescribed equipment.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.655Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must ensure that each hang glider or paraglider used in the operation has a current warrant of fitness and is maintained under the prescribed maintenance programme.2,50015,0001,0006,000
Rule 115.657Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must ensure that each hang glider or paraglider used in the operation is identified by a unique number or marking as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.659Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must not assign a person to act as the pilot-in-command unless the person complies with the prescribed requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.661(1)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must ensure that the aircraft is operated in compliance with the prescribed operating limitations or instructions.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.661(2)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must ensure that hang glider or paraglider flight manual or manufacturer's operating instructions are available to the pilot-in-command prior to flight.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.663Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider or paraglider must ensure that each passenger wears the prescribed protective device and appropriate clothing.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.665Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a hang glider must not tow the hang glider in flight unless the prescribed requirements are met.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.667Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate using a hang glider or paraglider must not allow a passenger to manipulate the flight controls of the hang glider or paraglider except as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.751(1)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a special aircraft operation must ensure that each aircraft used in the operation has the prescribed current airworthiness certificate.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.751(2)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a special aircraft operation must ensure that the flight manual for the aircraft used in the operation permits the type of manoeuvres intended to be performed during the operation.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.753Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a special aircraft operation must ensure that the aircraft used in the operation is equipped with the prescribed equipment and instruments.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.755Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a special aircraft operation must ensure that each aircraft used in the operation is maintained under the prescribed maintenance programme and has the prescribed review of airworthiness.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.757Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting a special aircraft operation must not assign a person to act as the pilot-in-command of the aircraft used in the operation unless the person meets the prescribed qualification and experience requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.759(c)Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must not conduct a simulated military operation under the authority of the certificate that allows a passenger to manipulate the flight controls except as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.801Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a microlight aircraft must ensure that each aircraft used in the operation has current prescribed flight permit and conforms with the prescribed type design standards.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.803Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a microlight aircraft must ensure that each aircraft used in the operation is equipped with the prescribed equipment and instruments.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.805Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a microlight aircraft must ensure that each aircraft used in the operation is maintained and inspected as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.807Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate conducting an adventure aviation operation using a microlight aircraft must provide a technical log as prescribed.5,00030,0002,00012,000
Rule 115.809Holder of an adventure aviation operator certificate must not assign a person to act as the pilot-in-command of microlight aircraft performing adventure aviation operation unless the person meets the prescribed qualification and experience requirements.5,00030,0002,00012,000

Rebecca Kitteridge,  
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 5 April 2012, amend Schedule 1 of the Civil Aviation (Offences) Regulations 2006, which prescribe the breaches of the Civil Aviation Rules that are summary offences and the breaches of those rules that are infringement offences, and prescribe the fines and infringement fees in respect of those offences. The amendments—

  • replace the item relating to rule 12.151:

  • replace certain items and insert new items relating to Part 101 of the Civil Aviation Rules, which specifies offences and penalties relating to gyrogliders and parasails; and unmanned balloons, kites, rockets, and model aircraft—operating rules:

  • revoke certain items, replace certain items, and insert new items relating to Part 121 of the Civil Aviation Rules, which specifies offences and penalties relating to air operations—large aeroplanes:

  • insert new items relating to Part 115 of the Civil Aviation Rules, which specifies offences and penalties relating to adventure aviation initial issue—certification and operations.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 8 March 2012.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.