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16.14 Competency, Currency and Recency

16.14.2 State the recent experience requirements of a pilot-in-command, by day and by night, who is the holder of a commercial pilot licence. CAR 61 

61.37 Recent flight experience

(b) Commercial pilot (aeroplane or helicopter) or private pilot – day flight:

A holder of a commercial pilot licence must not act as pilot-incommand of an aircraft on an air operation during the day, and a person who holds a commercial pilot licence or a private pilot licence must not act as pilot-in-command of an aircraft carrying a passenger during the day unless, within the 90 days immediately preceding the flight the person has—

  • (1) carried out (as pilot-in-command of an aircraft or an approved synthetic flight trainer of the same type) not less than 3 take-offs and 3 landings during the day; or
  • (2) satisfactorily demonstrated to an appropriately qualified Category A or B flight instructor competence in take-off and landing manoeuvres during the day in an aircraft of the same type; or
  • (3) satisfactorily demonstrated competence for the issue of the appropriate pilot licence under the Act and this Part, in an aircraft of the same type.
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