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52.10 Requirements for Licences and Ratings

52.10.2 State the requirements for holding a pilot’s licence. CAR 61

61.5 Requirement for pilot licence and ratings 

(a) Pilot licence – New Zealand aircraft operating in New Zealand: Except as provided in paragraphs (m) and (n), a pilot of a New Zealand registered aircraft operating in New Zealand must hold an appropriate current pilot licence—

(1) issued in accordance with this Part; or

(2) issued by a foreign pilot licensing authority and a validation permit issued in accordance with rule 61.9; or

(3) issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia if the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 applies to the licence.

(b) Pilot licence – New Zealand aircraft operating outside New Zealand: Except as provided in paragraph (n), a pilot of a New Zealand registered aircraft operating outside New Zealand must hold an appropriate current pilot licence—

(1) issued in accordance with this Part; or

(2) issued or validated by the pilot licensing authority of the country in which the aircraft is operated; or

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