Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2015-08-04 and last amended on 2015-08-02. Previous Versions

ADIZ

  •  (1) This section applies in respect of aircraft before entering into and while operating within the ADIZ, the dimensions of which are specified in the Designated Airspace Handbook.

  • (2) Every flight plan or flight itinerary required to be filed pursuant to this section shall be filed with an air traffic control unit, a flight service station or a community aerodrome radio station.

  • (3) The pilot-in-command of an aircraft whose point of departure within the ADIZ or last point of departure before entering the ADIZ has facilities for the transmission of flight plan or flight itinerary information shall

    • (a) before take-off, file a flight plan or flight itinerary;

    • (b) in the case of a VFR aircraft where the point of departure is outside the ADIZ,

      • (i) indicate in the flight plan or flight itinerary the estimated time and point of ADIZ entry, and

      • (ii) as soon as possible after take-off, communicate by radio to an air traffic control unit, a flight service station or a community aerodrome radio station a position report of the aircraft’s location, altitude, aerodrome of departure and estimated time and point of ADIZ entry; and

    • (c) in the case of a VFR aircraft where the point of departure is within the ADIZ, as soon as possible after take-off, communicate by radio to an air traffic control unit, a flight service station or a community aerodrome radio station a position report of the aircraft’s location, altitude and aerodrome of departure.

  • (4) The pilot-in-command of an aircraft whose point of departure within the ADIZ or last point of departure before entering the ADIZ does not have facilities for the transmission of flight plan or flight itinerary information shall

    • (a) as soon as possible after take-off, file by radiocommunication a flight plan or flight itinerary; and

    • (b) in the case of a VFR aircraft, indicate in the flight plan or flight itinerary the estimated time and point of ADIZ entry, if applicable.

  • (5) The pilot-in-command of a VFR aircraft shall revise the estimated time and point of ADIZ entry and inform an air traffic control unit, a flight service station or a community aerodrome radio station, when the aircraft is not expected to arrive

    • (a) within plus or minus five minutes of the estimated time at

      • (i) a reporting point,

      • (ii) the point of ADIZ entry, or

      • (iii) the point of destination within the ADIZ; or

    • (b) within 20 nautical miles of

      • (i) the estimated point of ADIZ entry, or

      • (ii) the centre line of the route of flight indicated in the flight plan or flight itinerary.

ESCAT Plan

[SOR/2002-352, s. 2]
  •  (1) This section applies in respect of aircraft before entering into and while operating within Canadian domestic airspace or the ADIZ.

  • (2) The pilot-in-command of an aircraft referred to in subsection (1) who is notified by an air traffic control unit of the implementation of the ESCAT Plan shall

    • (a) before take-off, obtain approval for the flight from the appropriate air traffic control unit or flight service station;

    • (b) comply with any instruction to land or to change course or altitude that is received from the appropriate air traffic control unit or flight service station; and

    • (c) provide the appropriate air traffic control unit or flight service station with position reports

      • (i) when operating within controlled airspace, as required pursuant to section 602.125, and

      • (ii) when operating outside controlled airspace, at least every 30 minutes.

  • SOR/2002-352, s. 3.