2LEASE AND INTERCHANGE Normally, responsibility with State of Registry Leasing from another State - agreement requiredWhich regulations apply and responsibility for OversightWhich operator responsible for operational controlAmendment to Operations Specifications
3RESPONSIBILITIES - STATE OF REGISTRY CHICAGO CONVENTION Article Rules of the AirArticles 17,18,19,20 - Nationality of AircraftArticle 30 - Aircraft Radio EquipmentArticle 31 - Certificate of AirworthinessArticle 32 - Licences of PersonnelArticle 83 bis - allows transfer
4RESPONSIBILITIES ANNEX 6 Operations4.2 Operational Certification and SupervisionThe issue of an air operator certificate or equivalent document by the State of the Operator shall be dependent upon the operator demonstrating an adequate organization, method of control and supervision of flight operations, training programme and maintenance arrangements consistent with the nature and extent of the operations specifiedThe State of the Operator shall establish a system for both the certification and the continued surveillance of the operator to ensure that the required standards of operations established in 4.2 are maintained.
5RESPONSIBILITIES ANNEX 6 (contd) MaintenanceWhen the State of the Operator is not the same as the State of Registry, it may be necessary to consider any additional requirements
6PROCEDURES FOR LEASES Lease types - Wet/Blurred/Dry Operator to provide:Aircraft type and serial numberName and address of ownerState of Registration and registration marksCertificate of AirworthinessAirworthiness status of aircraftName and address of lessee or person responsible for operational controlStatement re: understanding of operational control responsibilities contd
7PROCEDURES FOR LEASES Copy of lease agreement Duration of lease Inspector determines responsibility for the following:Flight crew certification/trainingAirworthiness of aircraft and maintenanceDispatch or flight followingScheduling crew membersSigning maintenance release
8LEGAL COMPLEXITIES Wet Lease normally lessor - operational control Dry Lease normally lessee - operational controlSometimes not clear - Mixed crewsWritten agreement required to clearly define each States’ responsibility