Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2017-09-15. Previous Versions

Division XI — Aircraft Type Ratings

Blanket and Individual Type Ratings

 The Minister shall endorse the permits and licences specified in the personnel licensing standards with a blanket aircraft type rating or an individual type rating if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06.

Privileges

 The holder of a permit or licence that has been endorsed with a blanket aircraft type rating or an individual type rating may exercise the privileges of the permit or licence in the blanket aircraft type or individual aircraft type for which the permit or licence is endorsed.

  • SOR/2002-111, s. 2.

Division XII — Night Rating

Rating

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

  • (a) private pilot licence — aeroplane;

  • (b) private pilot licence — helicopter;

  • (c) pilot licence — balloon; and

  • (d) pilot permit — gyroplane.

Privileges

 The holder of a permit or licence that has been endorsed with a night rating may exercise the privileges of the permit or licence by night.

  • SOR/2002-111, s. 3.

Division XIII — VFR Over-the-Top Rating

Rating

 The Minister shall endorse the following licences with a VFR OTT rating if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06:

  • (a) private pilot licence — aeroplane;

  • (b) private pilot licence — helicopter;

  • (c) commercial pilot licence — helicopter; and

  • (d) airline transport pilot licence — helicopter.

Privileges

 The holder of a licence that has been endorsed with a VFR OTT rating may exercise the privileges of the licence in VFR OTT flight in accordance with section 602.116.

Division XIV — Instrument Rating

Rating

  •  (1) The Minister shall endorse the following licences with an instrument rating if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06:

    • (a) pilot licence — aeroplane; and

    • (b) pilot licence — helicopter.

  • (2) Where the Minister has endorsed a licence with an instrument rating, the Minister shall endorse the licence with the group of aircraft in respect of which the privileges may be exercised.

Privileges

 The holder of a licence endorsed with an instrument rating may exercise

  • (a) the privileges of the licence under IFR in accordance with Part VI, Subpart 2, Division VII in respect of the group of aircraft endorsed on the licence; and

  • (b) the privileges accorded by a VFR OTT rating.

Period of Validity

 An instrument rating is valid for the period specified on the licence in accordance with the personnel licensing standards, where the period does not exceed 24 months.

Renewal of Instrument Rating

 The Minister shall renew an instrument rating in accordance with the personal licensing standards if the holder of the rating continues to meet the requirements referred to in section 401.06 for the endorsement of the rating.

[401.50 and 401.51 reserved]

Division XV — Second Officer Rating

Rating

 The Minister shall endorse the following licences with a second officer rating if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06:

  • (a) commercial pilot licence — aeroplane;

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

  • (c) multi-crew pilot licence — aeroplane.

  • SOR/2014-15, s. 14.

Privileges

  •  (1) The holder of a second officer rating may

    • (a) act as second officer in any aeroplane of a type to which the rating applies;

    • (b) act as second officer in any aeroplane for the sole purpose of the holder’s own flight training or competency check if

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

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

    • (c) act as a flight engineer in an aeroplane of a type to which the rating applies.

  • (2) A holder of a second officer rating who supervises other holders of second officer ratings may conduct flight training and competency checks in respect of

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

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

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 21;
  • SOR/2005-320, s. 9.

[401.54 reserved]

Division XVI — Passenger-Carrying Rating — Ultra-Light Aeroplane

Rating

 The Minister shall endorse a pilot permit — ultra-light aeroplane with a passenger-carrying rating if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06.

  • SOR/2005-319, s. 4;
  • SOR/2011-284, s. 15.

Privileges

 The holder of a pilot permit — ultra-light aeroplane endorsed with a passenger-carrying rating may carry one other person on board an ultra-light aeroplane if it has no restrictions against carrying another person.

  • SOR/2005-319, s. 4.

[401.57 to 401.60 reserved]

Division XVII — Flight Instructor Ratings — Aeroplane and Helicopter

Rating

  •  (1) The Minister shall endorse the following licences with a Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06:

    • (a) commercial pilot licence — aeroplane; and

    • (b) airline transport pilot licence — aeroplane.

  • (2) The Minister shall endorse the following licences with a Class 1, 2, 3, or 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06:

    • (a) commercial pilot licence — helicopter; and

    • (b) airline transport pilot licence — helicopter.

Class 4 Supervision Requirement

 Subject to paragraph 401.69(e), no holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane or a Class 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter shall exercise the privileges accorded by that rating unless the holder

  • (a) is conducting the training in accordance with a flight training unit operator certificate; and

  • (b) is under the supervision of a supervising instructor of the flight training unit.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 22.

Class 1 or 2 — Supervision of the Holder of a Class 4 Flight Instructor Rating — Aeroplane and Helicopter

  •  (1) Where the holder of a Class 1 or Class 2 flight instructor rating — aeroplane supervises the holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane, the holder of the Class 1 or Class 2 rating shall do so in accordance with the personnel licensing standards.

  • (2) Where the holder of a Class 1 or Class 2 flight instructor rating — helicopter supervises the holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter, the holder of the Class 1 or Class 2 rating shall do so in accordance with the personnel licensing standards.

Class 4 — Record Keeping

 The holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane or a Class 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter shall, in respect of the trainees under the supervision of the holder, keep records in accordance with the personnel licensing standards.

Period of Validity

 A Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane or a Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter is valid for the period specified on the licence in accordance with the personnel licensing standards.

Renewal of Flight Instructor Rating

 The Minister shall renew a flight instructor rating in accordance with the personnel licensing standards if the holder of the rating continues to meet the requirements for the endorsement of the rating referred to in section 401.06.

Flight Test Records

  •  (1) The Minister shall establish, maintain and evaluate a flight test record for each holder of a flight instructor rating — aeroplane, flight instructor rating — helicopter or flight instructor rating — aeroplane — aerobatic in accordance with the personnel licensing standards.

  • (2) Where the evaluation of a flight test record done pursuant to subsection (1) indicates that follow-up action is required, the Minister shall ensure that the follow-up action is carried out in accordance with the personnel licensing standards.

  • SOR/2006-352, s. 12.
 
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