205.32(1) (Intent) Aircrew Allowance (Monthly) is financial compensation paid for the performance of assigned duties where there is continual and substantial exposure to the environmental conditions associated with flying operations.
205.32(2) (Definition) In this instruction, “aircrew” means:
(a) a pilot who is paid under CBI 204.215 (Pay – Officers – Pilots – Lieutenant Colonel, Major and Captain);
(b) a member who is aircrew badge qualified and current in the operation of aircraft or airborne equipment to the standard that is established from time to time by or under the authority of the CDS
(c) a member who is flight crew badge or specialist flight crew badge qualified and current to the standard that is established from time to time by or under the authority of the CDS.
205.32(3) (Entitlement) Subject to paragraph (4), an aircrew member
of the Regular Force or of the Reserve Force who is on either Class “B” or “C” Reserve Service is entitled to this allowance if all of the following conditions are satisfied:
(a) the aircrew member occupies a designated position
for the purposes of this instruction;
(b) the aircrew member reports for duty in the designated aircrew position
(c) the member is not disentitled under CBI 205.29 (Environmental Allowances Matrix) or CBI 10.3.08 (Environmental Allowances).
205.32(4) (No Entitlement) There is no entitlement to this allowance if an event provided in paragraph (2) of CBI 205.15 (No Entitlement — Common Events) occurs.
205.32(5) (Amount) The amount of this allowance is:
(a) for a full month of entitlement, the monthly rate set out in the Table to this instruction;
(b) for less than a month of entitlement, the amount calculated by the formula
[ ( A ÷ 30 ) × N ]
A is the monthly rate set out in the Table to this instruction, and
N is the number of days in that month that the aircrew is entitled to this allowance.
(TB 1 June 2017, effective 1 September 2017)
Back before the 2017 changes, when I was on Sqn waiting MOAT we were entitled to AIRCRA as we were Wings qual'd, awaiting training and posted to a flying Sqn. Now, it's as per above.