Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

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

Operational Flight Data Sheet

  •  (1) No person shall conduct a take-off in an aircraft operated by a private operator unless an operational flight data sheet has been prepared and contains the following information:

    • (a) the date of the flight;

    • (b) the aircraft’s nationality mark and registration mark;

    • (c) the name of the pilot-in-command;

    • (d) the departure aerodrome;

    • (e) the destination aerodrome;

    • (f) the alternate aerodrome, if any;

    • (g) the estimated flight time;

    • (h) the fuel endurance;

    • (i) the weight of the fuel on board the aircraft;

    • (j) the zero fuel weight of the aircraft;

    • (k) the take-off weight and centre of gravity of the aircraft;

    • (l) the number of persons on board the aircraft;

    • (m) the proposed time of departure; and

    • (n) the estimated time of arrival.

  • (2) The pilot-in-command of an aircraft referred to in subsection (1) shall, on the completion of each flight, record on the operational flight data sheet the flight time, time of departure, time of arrival and aerodrome of arrival.

  • (3) The private operator shall retain a copy of the operational flight data sheet for at least 180 days after the day on which the flight is completed.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

[604.39 to 604.45 reserved]

Division IV — Flight Operations — Special Authorizations

Minimum Performance Capability of Long-range Navigation Systems

  •  (1) For the purposes of this Division, a long-range navigation system shall have the following performance capability:

    • (a) the standard deviation of the lateral track deviations is less than 6.3 nautical miles;

    • (b) the proportion of the total flight time that is spent by the aircraft at a distance of 30 or more nautical miles from the cleared track is less than 5.3 x 10-4; and

    • (c) the proportion of the total flight time that is spent by the aircraft at a distance of 50 to 70 nautical miles from the cleared track is less than 1.3 x 10-4.

  • (2) For the purposes of this Division, a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receiver is considered to be a long-range navigation system if it is installed in accordance with the requirements of Advisory Circular 20-138B, entitled Airworthiness Approval of Positioning and Navigation Systems, dated September 27, 2010 and published by the Federal Aviation Administration of the United States, as amended from time to time.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

General Prohibition — Special Authorizations

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall carry out any activity referred to in this Division or in respect of which the Minister has established requirements under subsection 604.74(1) unless that person is a private operator.

  • (2) A person other than a private operator may conduct an instrument approach using a GNSS receiver to the following minima:

    • (a) lateral navigation (LNAV);

    • (b) lateral navigation/vertical navigation (LNAV/VNAV);

    • (c) localizer performance without vertical guidance (LP); and

    • (d) localizer performance with vertical guidance (LPV).

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.