General Conditions of a Flight Training Unit Operator Certificate
406.13 A flight training unit operator certificate shall contain the following general conditions:
(a) the flight training unit shall maintain the organizational structure referred to in paragraph 406.11(1)(a);
(b) the flight training unit shall have the personnel referred to in the personnel licensing standards;
(c) the flight training unit shall have aircraft that are properly equipped for the geographic area of operation and the type of authorized training;
(d) the flight training unit shall maintain its aircraft in accordance with the maintenance requirements of Parts V and VI and Division IV of this Subpart;
(e) the flight training unit shall conduct flight training in accordance with the provisions of Subpart 5 and Division V of this Subpart and, if the flight training unit conducts an integrated course or operates a sub-base, it shall also conduct flight training in accordance with the flight training operations manual;
(f) the flight training unit shall, when required to establish and maintain a training manual in accordance with section 406.62, conduct training in accordance with that training manual;
(g) the flight training unit shall notify the Minister of any change in its legal name, trade name, base of operations or managerial personnel within 10 working days after the change; and
(h) the flight training unit shall conduct a safe operation.
- SOR/2001-49, s. 27;
- SOR/2006-352, s. 17.
Quality Assurance Program — Integrated Course
406.14 A flight training unit that conducts an integrated course shall establish and maintain a quality assurance program that meets the personnel licensing standards in order to ensure that the flight training unit continues to comply with the conditions and specifications in the flight training unit operator certificate.
- SOR/2006-352, s. 18.
Division III — Personnel
Duties of Certificate Holder in Respect of Maintenance
406.19 (1) The holder of an operator certificate issued in respect of a flight training unit that operates an aeroplane or a helicopter shall
(a) appoint a person responsible for the maintenance control system;
(b) subject to subsection (4), ensure that the person responsible for the maintenance control system has achieved a grade of 70% or more in an open-book examination that demonstrates knowledge of the provisions of the Canadian Aviation Regulations;
(c) ensure that the person responsible for the maintenance control system demonstrates to the Minister knowledge of the topics set out in subsection 426.36(1) of the personnel licensing standards within 30 days after their appointment;
(d) ensure that the person responsible for the maintenance control system performs the duties referred to in subsections 406.36(1) and 406.47(2) and (3);
(e) provide the person responsible for the maintenance control system with the financial and human resources necessary to ensure that the holder of the flight training unit operator certificate meets the requirements of these Regulations;
(f) authorize the person responsible for the maintenance control system to remove aircraft from operation if the removal is justified because of non-compliance with the requirements of these Regulations or because of a risk to aviation safety or the safety of the public; and
(g) ensure that corrective actions are taken in respect of any findings resulting from a quality assurance program established under section 406.47.
(2) The Minister shall conduct an interview with the person appointed under paragraph (1)(a) to assess their knowledge of the topics referred to in paragraph (1)(c).
(3) The Minister shall notify the person appointed under paragraph (1)(a) of the results of the assessment and identify any deficiencies in their knowledge of the topics within ten days after the interview.
(4) The knowledge requirement set out in paragraph (1)(b) does not apply in respect of
(a) a person responsible for the maintenance control system who held that position on January 1, 1997; or
(b) the holder of an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) licence.
(5) The holder of a flight training unit operator certificate shall ensure that no person is appointed to be responsible for the maintenance control system or remains responsible for the system if, at the time of their appointment or during their tenure, they have a record of conviction for
(a) an offence under section 7.3 of the Act; or
(b) two or more offences under any of sections 605.84 to 605.86 not arising from a single occurrence.
- SOR/2005-173, s. 11.
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