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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 602.60 from 2006-06-30 to 2015-08-30:

  •  (1) No person shall conduct a take-off in a power-driven aircraft, other than an ultra-light aeroplane, unless the following operational and emergency equipment is carried on board:

    • (a) a checklist or placards that enable the aircraft to be operated in accordance with limitations specified in the aircraft flight manual, aircraft operating manual, pilot operating handbook or any equivalent document provided by the manufacturer;

    • (b) all of the necessary current aeronautical charts and publications covering the route of the proposed flight and any probable diversionary route, if the aircraft is operated in VFR OTT, night VFR flight or IFR flight;

    • (c) a current database, if the aircraft is operated in IFR flight, in VFR OTT flight or in night VFR flight under Subpart 4 of Part VI or Subpart 2, 3, 4 or 5 of Part VII and database-dependent navigation equipment is used;

    • (d) current data covering the route of the proposed flight and any probable diversionary route, if the aircraft is operated in VFR OTT flight other than VFR OTT flight referred to in paragraph (c) and database-dependent navigation equipment is used;

    • (e) a hand-held fire extinguisher in the cockpit that

      • (i) is of a type suitable for extinguishing fires that are likely to occur,

      • (ii) is designed to minimize the hazard of toxic gas concentrations, and

      • (iii) is readily available to each flight crew member;

    • (f) a timepiece that is readily available to each flight crew member;

    • (g) a flashlight that is readily available to each crew member, if the aircraft is operated at night; and

    • (h) a first aid kit.

  • (2) A checklist or placards referred to in paragraph (1)(a) shall enable the aircraft to be operated in normal, abnormal and emergency conditions and shall include

    • (a) a pre-start check;

    • (b) a pre-take-off check;

    • (c) a post-take-off check;

    • (d) a pre-landing check; and

    • (e) emergency procedures.

  • (3) Emergency procedures referred to in paragraph (2)(e) shall include

    • (a) emergency operation of fuel, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical systems, where applicable;

    • (b) emergency operation of instruments and controls, where applicable;

    • (c) engine inoperative procedures; and

    • (d) any other procedure that is necessary for aviation safety.

  • (4) Checks and emergency procedures referred to in subsections (2) and (3) shall be performed and followed where they are applicable.

  • SOR/2006-77, s. 9
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