Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

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

Provision of Air Traffic Services in accordance with ATS Site Manual

 No holder of an ATS operations certificate shall provide air traffic services at an operational location unless the services are provided in accordance with

  • (a) the ATS site manual; and

  • (b) in the case of air traffic control services, the Canadian Domestic Air Traffic Control Separation Standards.

Training and Competency of Flight Service Specialists

  •  (1) No holder of an ATS operations certificate who operates a flight service station shall permit a person to act, and no person shall act, as a flight service specialist unless the person

    • (a) has successfully completed

      • (i) training that has been accepted by the Minister in the performance of the functions of a flight service specialist, and

      • (ii) a safety-related initial training course on human and organizational factors; and

    • (b) has been certified by the holder of the certificate as being competent to perform those functions.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a person who, under supervision, acts as a flight service specialist while undergoing

    • (a) instruction, training or testing in respect of flight service specialist certification; or

    • (b) flight service station familiarization in the course of the person’s employment.

  • (3) The holder of an ATS operations certificate who operates a flight service station shall

    • (a) maintain, for each person who acts as a flight service specialist, a training record showing the place where and the date on which the person successfully completed the training referred to in paragraph (1)(a); and

    • (b) at the request of the Minister, provide the Minister with a copy of the training record of any person acting as a flight service specialist at that flight service station.

  • SOR/2002-352, s. 7;
  • SOR/2007-290, s. 12.

Provision of Air Traffic Services in Accordance with the ESCAT Plan

 If the holder of an ATS operations certificate is notified by the Minister of National Defence of the implementation of the ESCAT plan, the certificate holder shall ensure that air traffic services are provided to aircraft in accordance with the contents of the plan.

  • SOR/2002-352, s. 8.

[801.11 to 801.15 reserved]

Subpart 2 — Aeronautical Telecommunications

Interpretation

 In this Subpart, “aeronautical telecommunications system” includes radio navigation aids and aeronautical communications systems.

Aeronautical Telecommunications Systems

  •  (1) A person who operates any equipment that is part of an aeronautical telecommunications system referred to in Annex 10 to the Convention shall ensure that

    • (a) the equipment is installed, maintained and operated in accordance with the standards specified in Annex 10 to the Convention; and

    • (b) documentation is maintained that shows how compliance with the standards referred to in paragraph (a) is being achieved.

  • (2) No person shall perform a function related to the installation, maintenance or operation of any aeronautical telecommunications equipment unless the person has successfully completed training in the performance of that function and has been certified by the operator of the aeronautical telecommunications system as being competent to perform that function.

  • (3) A person who operates any ground equipment in support of satellite navigation systems shall ensure that

    • (a) the equipment is installed, maintained and operated in accordance with the standards specified in the manual entitled GNSS IFR Operations; and

    • (b) documentation is maintained that shows how compliance with the standards referred to in paragraph (a) is being achieved.

  • (4) A person who operates any equipment that is part of an aeronautical telecommunications system referred to in subsection (1) or (3) shall, at the request of the Minister, provide the Minister with a copy of the documentation referred to in paragraph (1)(b) or (3)(b).