Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13 and last amended on 2017-09-15. Previous Versions

Loss or Theft of or Damage to an Aircraft Identification Plate

  •  (1) Where an aircraft identification plate is lost, stolen or damaged, the owner of the aircraft shall submit an application in writing to the Minister, including evidence that establishes the identity of the aircraft, for authorization to attach a replacement aircraft identification plate to the aircraft.

  • (2) On receipt of an application submitted pursuant to subsection (1) that includes evidence that establishes the identity of the aircraft, the Minister shall issue a written authorization to the owner of the aircraft that permits the owner to replace the lost, stolen or damaged aircraft identification plate.

  • (3) Where an authorization is issued by the Minister pursuant to subsection (2), the owner of the aircraft shall, before the next flight of the aircraft, attach the replacement aircraft identification plate to the aircraft in accordance with subsection 201.01(2) or (3) or section 201.02, as applicable.

Identification of Engines, Propellers, Life-limited Components, Appliances, Parts, Balloon Baskets and Burner Assemblies

  •  (1) No person shall operate an aircraft in flight unless each engine, propeller, life-limited component, appliance, part, balloon basket, or burner assembly for a balloon is identified in accordance with sections 201.06 to 201.11.

  • (2) Subject to subsections 201.10(4) and (5), the identification information required under sections 201.08 to 201.11 shall be permanently etched, engraved or stamped directly on the aeronautical product or on an identification plate securely attached to it.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 19.

Engine Identification

  •  (1) The manufacturer of an aircraft engine or an aircraft engine module shall place thereon, in accordance with subsections (2) and 201.05(2), the identification information required by section 201.08.

  • (2) Identification information or an identification plate that contains such information shall be placed on an aircraft engine or on an aircraft engine module in an accessible location where it is not likely to become damaged, destroyed, lost or detached during normal operation or in an accident.

Propeller Identification

  •  (1) The manufacturer of a fixed pitch propeller, a propeller blade or a propeller hub shall place thereon, in accordance with subsections (2) and 201.05(2), the identification information required by section 201.08.

  • (2) Identification information or an identification plate that contains such information shall be placed on a fixed pitch propeller, a propeller blade or a propeller hub in an accessible location where it is not likely to become damaged, destroyed, lost or detached during normal operation or in an accident.

Information Relating to Aircraft Engines and Propellers

 The identification information that shall be placed on an aircraft engine, aircraft engine module, fixed pitch propeller, propeller blade and propeller hub is

  • (a) the name of the manufacturer and, if the manufacturer is an entity, its legal name;

  • (b) the manufacturer’s model designation as described in the type certificate or equivalent document;

  • (c) the type certificate number or equivalent designation;

  • (d) the aeronautical product serial number; and

  • (e) in the case of an aircraft engine, the power rating established for the engine by the manufacturer.

  • SOR/2000-405, s. 4.

Life-limited Component Identification

  •  (1) The manufacturer of a component for which a life limitation has been established by type design shall place thereon, in accordance with subsection 201.05(2), the identification information referred to in subsection (2).

  • (2) The identification information that shall be placed on a component is

    • (a) the part number of the component or an equivalent series of identifying characters; and

    • (b) the serial number of the component or an equivalent series of identifying characters.

Appliance and Part Identification

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (4) and (5), the manufacturer of an appliance or a part — including a part approved through the issuance of a part design approval — shall place on it, in the manner specified in subsection 201.05(2), the following identification information:

    • (a) the name, trademark or symbol identifying the manufacturer and, if the manufacturer is an entity, its legal name;

    • (b) the manufacturer’s approval number; and

    • (c) the part number of the appliance or part.

  • (2) Subject to subsections (4) and (5), the manufacturer of an appliance or a part for which a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval has been issued under section 521.109 shall place on it, in the manner specified in subsection 201.05(2), the following additional identification information:

    • (a) the manufacturer’s address;

    • (b) the name, type or model designation of the appliance or part, if any;

    • (c) the serial number or the date of manufacture of the appliance or part;

    • (d) the letters “CAN-TSO” followed by the applicable CAN-TSO number; and

    • (e) any additional markings required by the applicable CAN-TSO.

  • (3) Subject to subsections (4) and (5), the manufacturer of an appliance or a part for which a type certificate has been issued by the Minister shall place on it, in the manner specified in subsection 201.05(2), the following additional identification information:

    • (a) the manufacturer’s address;

    • (b) the name, type or model designation of the appliance or part, if any;

    • (c) the serial number or the date of manufacture of the appliance or part; and

    • (d) the type certificate designation or a reference to the applicable standard of airworthiness.

  • (4) The manufacturer of an auxiliary power unit shall, in the manner specified in subsection 201.05(2), place the identification information specified in subsection (1) on the unit in an accessible location where it is not likely to become damaged, destroyed, lost or detached during normal operation or in an accident.

  • (5) If an appliance or a part is too small or if it is otherwise impractical to place on it some or all of the information required by subsection (1), (2) or (3), the information that cannot be placed on the appliance or part shall be placed on its container or on the authorized release certificate referred to in section 561.10 of Standard 561 — Standard for Approved Manufacturers.

  • SOR/2000-405, s. 5;
  • SOR/2009-280, s. 20.

Balloon Basket and Burner Assembly Identification

  •  (1) The manufacturer of a balloon basket or a burner assembly for a balloon shall place thereon, in accordance with subsection 201.05(2), the identification information referred to in subsection (2).

  • (2) The identification information that shall be placed on a balloon basket and on a burner assembly is

    • (a) the name of the manufacturer and, if the manufacturer is an entity, its legal name;

    • (b) the part number of the basket or the burner assembly or an equivalent series of identifying characters; and

    • (c) the serial number of the basket or the burner assembly or an equivalent series of identifying characters.

  • SOR/2000-405, s. 6.

Removal and Replacement of Identification Plates and Alteration of Identification Information on Aeronautical Products Other Than Aircraft

  •  (1) No person shall remove or replace an identification plate attached to an aeronautical product that is not an aircraft or alter the identification information that is required by section 201.06, 201.07, 201.09, 201.10 or 201.11 to be on an aeronautical product that is not an aircraft unless a written application is submitted to the Minister, including evidence that establishes the identity of the aeronautical product, and a written authorization is issued by the Minister pursuant to subsection (4).

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who

    • (a) removes an identification plate from an aeronautical product that is not an aircraft for the purpose of performing work on the aeronautical product; or

    • (b) removes or replaces an identification plate or alters the identification information on an aeronautical product that is not an aircraft if the removal, replacement or alteration is made necessary by a modification or repair to the aeronautical product that is performed in accordance with section 571.06.

  • (3) Any person who removes or replaces an identification plate or alters any identification information under subsection (2) shall, before the aeronautical product is used in flight, replace the identification plate or alter the identification information in accordance with section 201.06, 201.07, 201.09, 201.10 or 201.11, as applicable.

  • (4) On receipt of an application referred to in subsection (1) that includes evidence that establishes the identity of the aeronautical product, the Minister shall issue a written authorization to the applicant that permits the applicant to remove or replace an identification plate or alter the identification information required to be on the aeronautical product pursuant to section 201.06, 201.07, 201.09, 201.10 or 201.11.

  • (5) Where an authorization is issued by the Minister pursuant to subsection (4), the applicant shall, before the aeronautical product is used in flight, remove or replace the identification plate or alter the identification information required to be on the aeronautical product pursuant to section 201.06, 201.07, 201.09, 201.10 or 201.11.

  • SOR/2009-280, s. 21.
 
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