Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2017-09-15. Previous Versions

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Division VII — Commercial Pilot Licence

Aeroplanes — Privileges and Requirements

[SOR/2006-352, s. 8]
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the holder of a commercial pilot licence — aeroplane may, by day or night,

    • (a) exercise the privileges of a private pilot licence — aeroplane;

    • (b) exercise the privileges of a VFR OTT rating;

    • (c) while engaged in providing a commercial air service by means of an aeroplane of a class and type in respect of which the licence is endorsed with ratings, act as

      • (i) pilot-in-command of the aeroplane, if the minimum flight crew document for the aeroplane specifies a minimum flight crew of one pilot, or

      • (ii) co-pilot of the aeroplane;

    • (d) if qualified as a flight instructor in accordance with section 425.21 of the Personnel Licensing and Training Standards respecting Flight Training, conduct flight instruction; and

    • (e) exercise private pilot licence — aeroplane privileges until the end of the medical validity period specified for the private pilot licence.

  • (2) Where an applicant meets the requirements specified in the personnel licensing standards in respect of a commercial pilot licence — aeroplane except the night flight time requirements, the Minister shall issue to the applicant a commercial pilot licence — aeroplane endorsed for daylight flying only.

  • (3) No holder of a commercial pilot licence — aeroplane whose licence is endorsed with a daylight-flying-only restriction shall exercise the privileges set out in paragraphs (1)(a) and (c) by night.

  • (4) The Minister shall remove the daylight-flying-only restriction if an applicant meets the night flight time requirements of the personnel licensing standards.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 18;
  • SOR/2003-129, s. 7;
  • SOR/2005-320, s. 5;
  • SOR/2006-352, s. 9;
  • SOR/2011-284, s. 13.

Helicopters — Privileges and Requirements

[SOR/2006-352, s. 10]
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the holder of a commercial pilot licence — helicopter may, by day or night,

    • (a) exercise the privileges of a private pilot licence — helicopter;

    • (b) while engaged in providing a commercial air service by means of a helicopter of a type in respect of which the licence is endorsed with ratings, act as

      • (i) pilot-in-command of the helicopter, if the minimum flight crew document for the helicopter specifies a minimum flight crew of one pilot, or

      • (ii) co-pilot of the helicopter;

    • (c) if qualified as a flight instructor in accordance with section 425.21 of the Personnel Licensing and Training Standards respecting Flight Training, conduct flight instruction; and

    • (d) exercise private pilot licence  —  helicopter privileges until the end of the medical validity period specified for the private pilot licence.

  • (2) Where an applicant meets the requirements specified in the personnel licensing standards for a commercial pilot licence — helicopter except the night flight time requirements, the Minister shall issue to the applicant a commercial pilot licence — helicopter endorsed for daylight flying only.

  • (3) No holder of a commercial pilot licence — helicopter whose licence is endorsed with a daylight-flying-only restriction shall exercise the privileges set out in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) by night.

  • (4) The Minister shall remove the daylight-flying-only restriction if an applicant meets the night flight time requirements of the personnel licensing standards.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 19;
  • SOR/2005-320, s. 6;
  • SOR/2006-352, s. 11;
  • SOR/2007-229, s. 1;
  • SOR/2011-284, s. 14.

Division VII.1 — Multi-crew Pilot Licence

Aeroplanes — Privileges

  •  (1) The holder of a multi-crew pilot licence — aeroplane may act as co-pilot of a turbine-powered aeroplane that is operated day or night, under VFR, VFR OTT or IFR, if the aeroplane

    • (a) is a transport category aircraft;

    • (b) is an aeroplane for which a minimum flight crew document has been issued that specifies a minimum flight crew of two pilots;

    • (c) is of a type in respect of which the holder’s licence is endorsed with a rating; and

    • (d) is operated under subpart 4 of Part VI or under Part VII.

  • (2) The holder of a multi-crew pilot licence — aeroplane may act as pilot-in-command of any aircraft for the purpose of the holder’s flight training if the flight training is conducted in accordance with section 401.19.

  • SOR/2014-15, s. 13.

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Division VIII — Airline Transport Pilot Licence

Aeroplanes — Privileges

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the holder of an airline transport pilot licence — aeroplane may exercise the privileges of a private pilot licence — aeroplane and a commercial pilot licence — aeroplane.

  • (2) The holder of an airline transport pilot licence — aeroplane endorsed with a Group 1 instrument rating may, while engaged in providing a commercial air service by means of an aeroplane of a class and type in respect of which the licence is endorsed with a rating, act as

    • (a) pilot-in-command of the aeroplane, if the minimum flight crew document for that aeroplane specifies a minimum flight crew of two pilots; or

    • (b) co-pilot of the aeroplane.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 20.

Helicopters — Privileges

  •  (1) The holder of an airline transport pilot licence — helicopter may

    • (a) exercise the privileges of a private pilot licence — helicopter and a commercial pilot licence — helicopter; and

    • (b) while engaged in providing a commercial air service by means of a helicopter of a type for which the licence is endorsed with ratings, act as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of the helicopter.

  • (2) Where an applicant meets the requirements specified in the personnel licensing standards for an airline transport pilot licence — helicopter except the night and instrument flight time requirements, the Minister shall issue to the applicant an airline transport pilot licence — helicopter restricted to aerial work only.

  • SOR/2005-320, s. 7.

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Division IX — Flight Engineer Licence

Privileges

  •  (1) The holder of a flight engineer licence may

    • (a) act as flight engineer in an aircraft of a type for which the licence is endorsed with a rating; and

    • (b) act as flight engineer in any aircraft for the sole purpose of the holder’s flight training or competency check if

      • (i) the flight training is conducted under the supervision of a person qualified to give flight engineer training, or

      • (ii) the competency check is conducted by a person qualified to conduct the check.

  • (2) A holder of a flight engineer licence who supervises other holders of flight engineer licences may conduct flight training and competency checks in respect of

    • (a) the issuance of a flight engineer licence;

    • (b) the endorsement of a flight engineer licence with an aircraft type rating;

    • (c) the endorsement of a commercial pilot licence — aeroplane or an airline transport pilot licence — aeroplane with a second officer rating; and

    • (d) the endorsement of a licence with an aircraft type rating for second officer privileges, if the licence has a second officer rating.

  • SOR/2005-320, s. 8.

Division X — Aeroplane Class Ratings

Rating

 The Minister shall endorse the following permits and licences with an aeroplane class rating if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06:

  • (a) private pilot licence — aeroplane;

  • (b) commercial pilot licence — aeroplane;

  • (c) airline transport pilot licence — aeroplane; and

  • (d) pilot permit — recreational — aeroplane.

Privileges

 The holder of a permit or licence that has been endorsed with an aeroplane class rating may exercise the privileges of the permit or licence in the class of aeroplane for which the permit or licence is endorsed.

  • SOR/2002-111, s. 1.
 
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