Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2012-07-04. Previous Versions

Installation of New Parts

  •  (1) No person shall install a new part on an aeronautical product unless the part meets the standards of airworthiness applicable to the installation of new parts and, subject to subsections (2) and (3), has been certified under Subpart 61.

  • (2) No certification referred to in subsection (1) is required where

    • (a) a new part is a foreign-manufactured part that is certified pursuant to an agreement with Canada, which agreement provides for the acceptance of export airworthiness certification;

    • (b) a new part is a foreign-manufactured part that is obtained from a manufacturer holding a type design recognized in Canada and the part is certified in accordance with the laws of the state of manufacture;

    • (c) a new part, whose accompanying documentation has been verified, has been inspected in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 571 of the Airworthiness Manual;

    • (d) a new part is installed on an aircraft that is operated under a special certificate of airworthiness in the owner-maintenance or amateur-built classification; or

    • (e) a part is made in accordance with subsection 571.06(4).

  • (3) No certification referred to in subsection (1) is required in respect of a new part that bears markings identifying it as a part specified in the type design and that

    • (a) is a standard part;

    • (b) is a commercial part; or

    • (c) is a part that was not originally designed and manufactured for aeronautical use but has been approved for use on the aeronautical product in the type design.

    • (d[Repealed, SOR/2009-280, s. 30]

  • SOR/2002-112, s. 7;
  • SOR/2005-348, s. 5;
  • SOR/2009-280, s. 30.

Installation of Used Parts

  •  (1) No person shall install a used part on an aeronautical product, other than aircraft that are operated under a special certificate of airworthiness in the owner-maintenance or amateur-built classification, unless the part meets the standards of airworthiness that are applicable to the installation of used parts and are set out in Chapter 571 of the Airworthiness Manual and

    • (a) is an airworthy part that has been removed from an aircraft for immediate installation on another aircraft;

    • (b) is an airworthy part that has undergone maintenance for which a maintenance release has been signed pursuant to paragraph 571.11(2)(c); or

    • (c) has been inspected and tested to ensure that the part conforms to its type design and is in a safe condition, and a maintenance release has been signed to that effect.

  • (2) If, under the terms of a loan agreement or an air operator parts pooling agreement, a used part has been obtained from a source not subject to these Regulations, no person shall permit the part to remain in service for longer than 90 days unless specifically authorized by the Minister on receipt of documentation demonstrating that the part conforms to the applicable type design.

  • SOR/2002-112, s. 8.