Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

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

Recreational — Helicopters — Privileges

 The holder of a pilot permit — recreational — helicopter may, under day VFR, act as

  • (a) pilot-in-command of a helicopter of a type specified in the personnel licensing standards in respect of which the permit is endorsed with a rating where

    • (i) the helicopter is a single-engined helicopter,

    • (ii) no more than one passenger is carried on board; and

    • (iii) no external loads are carried; and

  • (b) pilot-in-command or co-pilot of any aircraft for the sole purpose of the holder’s flight training or flight test where

    • (i) in the case of flight training,

      • (A) it is conducted under the direction and supervision of a flight instructor qualified in accordance with section 425.21 of the Personnel Licensing and Training Standards respecting Flight Training, and

      • (B) no passenger is carried on board, and

    • (ii) in the case of a flight test,

      • (A) it is conducted in accordance with section 401.15, and

      • (B) no passenger other than the person referred to in paragraph 401.15(1)(a) is carried on board.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 13;
  • SOR/2011-284, s. 8.

Division V — Pilot Licence

Gliders — Privileges

 The holder of a pilot licence — glider may, under day VFR, act as

  • (a) pilot-in-command of a glider in which no passenger is carried on board;

  • (b) pilot-in-command of a glider in which passengers are carried on board where

    • (i) the glider is launched by a method of launch endorsed by the holder of a flight instructor rating — glider in the holder’s personal log pursuant to subsection 401.18(1) or (2), and

    • (ii) the method of launch has been used by the holder for not less than three previous solo flights; and

  • (c) pilot-in-command or co-pilot of any aircraft for the sole purpose of the holder’s flight training or flight test where

    • (i) in the case of flight training,

      • (A) it is conducted under the direction and supervision of a flight instructor qualified in accordance with section 425.21 of the Personnel Licensing and Training Standards respecting Flight Training, and

      • (B) no passenger is carried on board, and

    • (ii) in the case of a flight test,

      • (A) it is conducted in accordance with section 401.15, and

      • (B) no passenger other than the person referred to in paragraph 401.15(1)(a) is carried on board.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 14;
  • SOR/2011-284, s. 9.

Balloons — Privileges

 The holder of a pilot licence — balloon may, under VFR,

  • (a) act as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of a balloon that is inflated by a method of inflation endorsed by the holder of a flight instructor rating — balloon in the holder’s personal log pursuant to subsection 401.18(3) or (4) and that is of a type for which the licence is endorsed with a rating;

  • (b) act as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of any aircraft for the sole purpose of the holder’s flight training or flight test where

    • (i) in the case of flight training,

      • (A) it is conducted under the direction and supervision of a flight instructor qualified in accordance with section 425.21 of the Personnel Licensing and Training Standards respecting Flight Training, and

      • (B) no passenger is carried on board, and

    • (ii) in the case of a flight test,

      • (A) it is conducted in accordance with section 401.15, and

      • (B) no passenger other than the person referred to in paragraph 401.15(1)(a) is carried on board; and

  • (c) conduct a take-off in a balloon within a built-up area of a city or town where the holder complies with section 602.13 and the applicable requirements set out in the personnel licensing standards.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 15;
  • SOR/2011-284, s. 10.