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Canadian Aviation Regulations (SOR/96-433)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-06 and last amended on 2019-06-01. Previous Versions

Part IV — Personnel Licensing and Training (continued)

Subpart 1 — Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings (continued)

Division XVI — Passenger-Carrying Rating — Ultra-Light Aeroplane (continued)

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

[401.68 reserved]

Division XVIII — Flight Instructor Rating — Aeroplane

Class 4 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane may

  • (a) conduct dual flight instruction in respect of the issuance of a pilot permit — recreational — aeroplane or pilot licence — aeroplane or the endorsement of a night rating or a VFR OTT rating on a pilot licence — aeroplane;

  • (b) authorize a trainee to conduct a solo flight in an aeroplane;

  • (c) recommend a trainee for a flight test in respect of the issuance of a pilot permit — recreational — aeroplane or pilot licence — aeroplane;

  • (d) recommend a trainee for the endorsement of a night rating or a VFR OTT rating on the trainee’s pilot licence — aeroplane; and

  • (e) exercise the privileges of a flight instructor rating — ultra-light aeroplane without being under the supervision prescribed in paragraph 401.62(b).

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 23
Class 3 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 3 flight instructor rating — aeroplane may

  • (a) exercise the privileges of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane; and

  • (b) act as chief flight instructor of a flight training unit where there is no other flight instructor for the flight training unit.

Class 2 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 2 flight instructor rating — aeroplane may

  • (a) exercise the privileges of a Class 3 flight instructor rating — aeroplane;

  • (b) supervise the holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — aeroplane; and

  • (c) act as chief flight instructor of a flight training unit.

Class 1 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 1 flight instructor rating — aeroplane may

  • (a) exercise the privileges of a Class 2 flight instructor rating — aeroplane; and

  • (b) conduct ground school instruction and flight training in respect of the endorsement of a flight instructor rating — aeroplane.

[401.73 to 401.76 reserved]

Division XIX — Flight Instructor Rating — Helicopter

Class 4 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter may

  • (a) conduct dual flight instruction in respect of the issuance of a pilot permit — recreational — helicopter or pilot licence — helicopter or the endorsement of a night rating or a VFR OTT rating on a pilot licence — helicopter;

  • (b) authorize a trainee to conduct a solo flight in a helicopter;

  • (c) recommend a trainee for a flight test in respect of the issuance of a pilot permit — recreational — helicopter or pilot licence — helicopter; and

  • (d) recommend a trainee for the endorsement of a night rating or a VFR OTT rating on the trainee’s pilot licence — helicopter.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 24
Class 3 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 3 flight instructor rating — helicopter may exercise the privileges of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter.

Class 2 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 2 flight instructor rating — helicopter may

  • (a) exercise the privileges of a Class 3 flight instructor rating — helicopter;

  • (b) supervise the holder of a Class 4 flight instructor rating — helicopter; and

  • (c) act as chief flight instructor of a flight training unit.

Class 1 — Privileges

 The holder of a Class 1 flight instructor rating — helicopter may

  • (a) exercise the privileges of a Class 2 flight instructor rating — helicopter; and

  • (b) conduct ground school instruction and flight training in respect of the endorsement of a licence with a flight instructor rating — helicopter.

Division XX — Flight Instructor Ratings — Glider, Balloon and Gyroplane

Rating

 The Minister shall, as appropriate, endorse the following permits and licences with a flight instructor rating — glider, balloon or gyroplane if the applicant for the rating meets the requirements referred to in section 401.06:

  • (a) pilot permit — gyroplane;

  • (b) pilot licence — glider; and

  • (c) pilot licence — balloon.

Gliders — Privileges

 The holder of a flight instructor rating — glider may

  • (a) conduct dual flight instruction in respect of the issuance of a pilot licence — glider;

  • (b) conduct dual flight instruction in respect of the endorsement of a type rating on a pilot licence — glider;

  • (c) authorize a trainee to conduct solo flight in a glider;

  • (d) conduct ground school instruction and flight training in respect of the endorsement of a pilot licence — glider with a flight instructor rating — glider;

  • (e) conduct a flight test and recommend a trainee for

    • (i) the issuance of a pilot licence — glider,

    • (ii) the endorsement of a pilot licence — glider with a type rating, or

    • (iii) the endorsement of a pilot licence — glider with a flight instructor rating — glider;

  • (f) certify the competency of the holder of a pilot licence — glider to carry passengers in a glider; and

  • (g) endorse a trainee’s personal log in respect of methods of launch.

 
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