Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2014-03-16 and last amended on 2012-07-04. Previous Versions

Issuance of a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) Design Approval

 Subject to section 6.71 of the Act, the Minister shall issue a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval in respect of an appliance or a part if the applicant

  • (a) meets the requirements set out in section 521.107; and

  • (b) submits a signed undertaking to carry out the responsibilities specified in Division VIII.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 26.

Change to a Type Design Approved in a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) Design Approval

  •  (1) The holder of a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval in respect of an appliance or a part who proposes to make a change to the appliance or part shall

    • (a) in the case of a change to the type design, apply for a new Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval under section 521.103; and

    • (b) in any other case, establish procedures to ensure that the changed appliance or part continues to conform to its certification basis and make the change after the Minister accepts the procedures.

  • (2) An individual or organization, other than the holder of a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval in respect of an appliance or a part, who proposes to make a change or repair to the appliance or part shall make an application in respect of that appliance or part for the issuance of a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval, a supplemental type certificate, or a repair design approval.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 26.

[521.111 to 521.150 reserved]

Division IV — Changes to a Type Design

Application

 This Division applies

  • (a) in respect of the approval of a change to the type design of an aeronautical product; and

  • (b) to applicants for an approval of a change to the type design of an aeronautical product.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 26.

Change to a Type Design

  •  (1) Subject to section 521.153, no person shall undertake a change to the type design of an aeronautical product that has other than a negligible effect on the weight and centre-of-gravity limits, structural strength, performance, power plant operation, flight characteristics or other qualities affecting its airworthiness or environmental characteristics except in accordance with sections 521.155 to 521.160.

  • (2) In any other case, no person shall undertake a change to the type design of an aeronautical product except in accordance with section 521.154.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 26.

Change to a Type Design Requiring a New Type Certificate

 An applicant for the approval of a change to the type design of an aeronautical product shall submit an application for a new type certificate under section 521.28 if the Minister determines that the change is so extensive in relation to the design, configuration, power or weight of the product — including, in the case of an engine, its power limitations — that a substantially complete investigation by the applicant is necessary to determine conformity with the applicable certification basis.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 26.