Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2014-07-22 and last amended on 2014-05-29. Previous Versions

Subpart 16[Repealed, SOR/2009-280, s. 26]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-280, s. 26]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-280, s. 26]

 [Repealed, SOR/2009-280, s. 26]

Subpart 21 — Approval of the Type Design or a Change to the Type Design of an Aeronautical Product

Division I — General

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in this Subpart.

“aeronautical product”

“aeronautical product” means an aircraft, aircraft engine, aircraft propeller or aircraft appliance or part, or a component part of any of those things. (produit aéronautique)

“applicant”

“applicant” means an individual or organization responsible for the design of an aeronautical product, or a representative of such an individual or organization, that makes an application for the issuance of or a change to a design approval document in respect of an aeronautical product. (demandeur)

“design approval document”

“design approval document” means a type certificate, a supplemental type certificate, a repair design approval, a part design approval or a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval. (document d’approbation de la conception)

“foreign aeronautical product”

“foreign aeronautical product” means an aeronautical product for which the state of design is a state other than Canada. (produit aéronautique étranger)

“VLA”

“VLA” or “very light aeroplane” means an aeroplane that has a single engine with a spark or compression ignition, has no more than two seats and is designed and manufactured to have

  • (a) a maximum certificated take-off weight not exceeding 750 kg; and

  • (b) a stall speed in the landing configuration (Vso) of 45 knots (52 mph) calibrated air speed (CAS), or less. (VLA ouavion très léger)

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 26.

Application

 This Subpart applies to applicants for and holders of the following documents and applicants for a change to one of those documents:

  • (a) a type certificate issued under section 521.57 in respect of an aeronautical product;

  • (b) a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval issued under section 521.109 in respect of an appliance or a part;

  • (c) a supplemental type certificate issued under section 521.206 in respect of an aeronautical product;

  • (d) a repair design approval issued under section 521.256 in respect of an aeronautical product; and

  • (e) a part design approval issued under section 521.306 in respect of a replacement part for an aeronautical product.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 26.