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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 303.01 from 2007-06-30 to 2020-10-05:


 In this Subpart,

aircraft category for fire fighting

aircraft category for fire fighting means an aircraft category, determined in accordance with section 303.05 for the purpose of fighting fires involving aircraft; (catégorie d’aéronefs — SLIA)

aircraft emergency

aircraft emergency[Repealed, SOR/2002-226, s. 2]

aircraft fire-fighting standards

aircraft fire-fighting standards means the Aerodrome and Airport Standards respecting Aircraft Fire Fighting at Airports and Aerodromes published under the authority of the Minister; (normes de lutte contre les incendies d’aéronefs)

critical category for fire fighting

critical category for fire fighting means the aircraft category that

  • (a) in respect of a designated airport, is determined in accordance with section 303.07 for the purpose of establishing the required level of service for fighting fires involving aircraft at the airport, and

  • (b) in respect of a participating airport or aerodrome, is specified for the airport or aerodrome in the Canada Flight Supplement and corresponds to the level of service for fighting fires involving aircraft at that airport or aerodrome; (catégorie critique — SLIA)

designated airport

designated airport[Repealed, SOR/2006-86, s. 2]

in response posture

in response posture means, in respect of personnel, in a location at or near the airport or aerodrome that will permit an operator to obtain a satisfactory result in a response test referred to in subsection 303.18(4); (en position d’intervention)

participating airport or aerodrome

participating airport or aerodrome means an airport, other than a designated airport, or an aerodrome, for which a critical category for fire fighting is specified in the Canada Flight Supplement. (aéroport ou aérodrome participant)

rescue

rescue means the act of evacuating persons from an aircraft involved in an aircraft accident or incident at an airport by means of fire suppression and then, if circumstances permit, aircraft entry. (sauvetage)

  • SOR/97-518, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-226, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-58, s. 3
  • SOR/2006-86, s. 2
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