Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

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

Visibility Markers and Visibility Markers Charts

  •  (1) The operator of an aerodrome shall establish visibility markers that meet the requirements of section 824.23 of Standard 824 — Runway Visibility Assessment Standards.

  • (2) The operator of an aerodrome shall produce a visibility markers chart that meets the requirements of section 824.23 of Standard 824 — Runway Visibility Assessment Standards.

  • SOR/2006-199, s. 22.

Person Qualified to Assess and Report Runway Visibility

 Except for a pilot who meets the requirements of section 602.131, no person other than a person qualified in accordance with section 804.26 shall assess runway visibility and report the assessment.

  • SOR/2006-199, s. 22.

Assessment and Reporting of Runway Visibility

  •  (1) A person qualified to assess runway visibility shall obtain authorization to report an assessment of runway visibility from the operator of the aerodrome.

  • (2) A person qualified to assess runway visibility shall assess runway visibility and report the assessment in accordance with section 824.25 of Standard 824 — Runway Visibility Assessment Standards.

  • SOR/2006-199, s. 22.

Qualifications and Training

 A person who assesses runway visibility shall

  • (a) have a distant visual acuity with or without correction of 6/12 (20/40) or better in each eye separately and binocular visual acuity of 6/9 (20/30) or better;

  • (b) be qualified to operate a vehicle equipped with a two-way radio communication system on the manoeuvring area of the aerodrome; and

  • (c) have received the training set out in section 824.26 of Standard 824 — Runway Visibility Assessment Standards.

  • SOR/2006-199, s. 22.

Subpart 5 — Safety Management System

Requirements

 The safety management system required under section 107.02 in respect of an applicant for, or a holder of, an ATS operations certificate shall

  • (a) meet the requirements of Subpart 7 of Part I and section 805.02; and

  • (b) be under the control of the accountable executive appointed under paragraph 106.02(1)(a).

  • SOR/2007-290, s. 13.

Components of the Safety Management System

  •  (1) The safety management system shall include, among others, the following components:

    • (a) a safety management plan that includes

      • (i) a safety policy that the accountable executive has approved and communicated to all employees,

      • (ii) the roles and responsibilities of personnel assigned duties under the safety management system,

      • (iii) performance goals and a means of measuring attainment of those goals,

      • (iv) a policy for the internal reporting of hazards, incidents and accidents, including the conditions under which immunity from disciplinary action will be granted, and

      • (v) a process for reviewing the safety management system to determine its effectiveness;

    • (b) procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and accidents to the appropriate manager;

    • (c) procedures for the collection of data relating to hazards, incidents and accidents;

    • (d) procedures for the exchange of information in respect of hazards, incidents and accidents among the operators of aircraft and the provider of air traffic services at an airport and the airport operator;

    • (e) procedures for analysing data obtained under paragraph (c) and during an audit conducted under subsection 805.03(3) and for taking corrective actions;

    • (f) training requirements for the accountable executive and for personnel assigned duties under the safety management system;

    • (g) procedures for making progress reports to the accountable executive at intervals determined by the accountable executive and other reports as needed in urgent cases; and

    • (h) procedures for involving employees in the implementation and ongoing development of the safety management system.

  • (2) The components specified in subsection (1) shall be set out in a manual or another document established by the holder of the ATS operations certificate that includes

    • (a) a record of any amendments to the manual or document;

    • (b) a description of the procedures for amending the manual or document; and

    • (c) a statement, signed by the accountable executive, certifying that the manual or document is complete and its content accurate.

  • (3) The Minister shall approve the manual or document if it contains the information and statement required under subsection (2).

  • SOR/2007-290, s. 13.