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PART 61 MANUAL OF STANDARDS – VOLUME 4 -SCHEDULE 5 – PAGE 582
SECTION I COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENCE (CPL)
Appendix I.1 CPL Aeroplane category rating flight test
1. Flight test requirements
1.1 An applicant for a commercial pilot licence with aeroplane category rating flight test must demonstrate her or his competency, in the units of competency mentioned in clause 3, by performing manoeuvres in an aeroplane, within the flight tolerances specified in table 2 in Section 1 of Schedule 8 of this MOS.
1.2 For subclause 1.1, a sustained deviation outside the applicable flight tolerance is not permitted.
1.3 For Schedule 2 elements A2.3 and A4.2, if sufficient cross-wind conditions do not exist at the time of the flight test then, providing the examiner is satisfied the applicant’s achievement records indicate that competency has been achieved during training, the element may be excluded from the flight test.
1.4 The aircraft used for a flight test for the aeroplane category rating must have the following characteristics:
(a) cruise true airspeed of not less than 120 kts;
(b) a powerplant with one of the following:
(i) turbine engine with propeller; or
(ii) piston engine with variable pitch propeller.
2. Knowledge requirements
2.1 The applicant is required to demonstrate her or his knowledge of the following topics:
(a) the privileges and limitations of the commercial pilot licence with aeroplane category rating;
(b) requirements for an AOC;
(c) classification of operations;
(d) type of information contained in an operations manual;
(e) flight and duty time limits;
(f) applicability of drug and alcohol regulations;
(g) day VFR commercial aircraft instrument requirements;
(h) emergency equipment requirements;
(i) requirements for landing areas/aerodromes;
(j) GNSS and its use in VFR navigation;
(k) fuel planning and oil requirements for the flight;
(l) loading and unloading fuel;
(m) managing cargo and passengers;
(n) aircraft loading system;
(o) normal and non-normal operation of the propeller system fitted to flight test aeroplane;
(p) aircraft performance and landing calculations;
(q) CPL maintenance authorisations;
(r) aircraft speed limitations;
(s) aircraft systems.
3. Practical flight standards
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PART 61 MOS – SCHEDULE 8 – PAGE 656
SECTION 1: FLIGHT TOLERANCES
Table 2: Aeroplane general flight tolerances – professional level
1.1 The flight tolerances in this subsection apply to the following licences and ratings:
(a) commercial pilot licence;
(b) multi-crew pilot licence;
(c) air transport pilot licence;
(d) pilot instructor rating;
(e) instrument rating;
(f) private IFR rating;
(g) flight examiner rating;
(h) aerial application rating;
(i) low-level rating;
(j) aircraft type rating.
2.1 A person is required to perform flight manoeuvres within the flight tolerances mentioned in this table to be assessed as competent in the associated unit of competency.
3. Flight tolerances