Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

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

Flight Crew Members — Turbo-jet-powered Aeroplane or Transport Category Aircraft — Level C or D Flight Simulator

 A private operator who operates a turbo-jet-powered aeroplane or transport category aircraft shall provide the training referred to in subsection 604.170(1) and sections 604.177 and 604.178 to a flight crew member using a level C or D flight simulator if a level C or D flight simulator is used for that aircraft type in Canada, the United States or Mexico.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Flight Crew Members — Compatibility of Flight Simulators

 A flight simulator that differs from the private operator’s aircraft with respect to installed equipment, systems, cockpit configuration, engine type or performance may be used for the training referred to in subsection 604.170(1) and sections 604.177 and 604.178 if

  • (a) the flight simulator has performance and handling characteristics equivalent to those of the private operator’s aircraft; and

  • (b) the private operator’s training program takes into account the differences between the flight simulator and the aircraft.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Flight Crew Members — High Altitude Indoctrination Training

 The component of the training program for flight crew members who will operate an aircraft above 13,000 feet ASL shall include the following elements:

  • (a) physiological phenomena in a low pressure environment, including

    • (i) the effects on respiration,

    • (ii) the symptoms and effects of hypoxia,

    • (iii) the duration of consciousness at various altitudes without supplemental oxygen, and

    • (iv) the effects of gas expansion and gas bubble formation; and

  • (b) the factors associated with rapid or explosive loss of pressurization, including

    • (i) the most likely causes of the loss of pressurization,

    • (ii) the increased level of noise, the change in cabin temperature and cabin fogging,

    • (iii) the effects on objects located near a point of fuselage failure, and

    • (iv) the actions to be taken by flight crew members immediately after the loss of pressurization and the aircraft attitude likely to result from those actions.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Flight Crew Members — One-engine Inoperative Ferry Flights

 The component of the training program for flight crew members who will operate an aircraft during a one-engine inoperative ferry flight under a flight permit issued under section 507.04 shall include training in the operational procedures and limits specified in the aircraft flight manual.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.

Flight Crew Members — Upgrade to Pilot-in-Command

 The component of the training program for flight crew members who have served as second-in-command and who are to be upgraded to pilot-in-command shall include the following elements:

  • (a) the elements of the training referred to in subsection 604.170(1) that are related to the duties of a pilot-in-command;

  • (b) training on the responsibilities of a pilot-in-command in relation to the use and operation of an aircraft;

  • (c) in the case of a flight crew member who will conduct an operation under a special authorization, the training required to conduct that operation as pilot-in-command; and

  • (d) crew resource management.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18.