CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY REGULATIONS 1998

REG 21.24 Type certificate: primary category aircraft

(1)
The applicant is entitled to a type certificate for an aircraft in the primary category if:
(a)
the aircraft:
(i)
is unpowered; is an aeroplane powered by a single, naturally aspirated engine with a 61 knots or less VS0 stall speed as defined in FARs section 23.49; or is a rotorcraft powered by a single, naturally aspirated engine with a 29.3 kgm-2 main rotor disc loading limitation, under sea level standard day conditions; and
(ii)
has a maximum take-off weight of not more than 1225 kg or, if the aircraft is a seaplane, a maximum take-off weight of not more than 1530 kg; and
(iii)
has a maximum seating capacity of not more than 4 persons, including the pilot; and
(iv)
has an unpressurised cabin;



REG 21.26 Type certificate: intermediate category aircraft

(1)
The applicant is entitled to a type certificate for an aircraft in the intermediate category if:
(a)
the aircraft:
(i)
is an aeroplane with a 61 knots or less VS0 stall speed as defined in FARs section 23.49; or is a rotorcraft with a 29.3 kgm-2 main rotor disc loading limitation, under sea level standard day conditions; and
(ii)
has a maximum take-off weight of not more than 1750 kg; and
(iii)
has a maximum seating capacity of 4 persons, including the pilot; and
(iv)
has an unpressurised cabin;



CIVIL AVIATION REGULATIONS 1988

- REG 262AP
Experimental aircraft operating limitations

(5)
CASA or an authorised person may authorise a particular aircraft to be operated over the built-up area of a city or town subject to the conditions and limitations CASA or the authorised person considers necessary for the safety of other airspace users and persons on the ground or water.