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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 604.86 from 2014-05-29 to 2019-05-14:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a private operator shall, before passengers on board an aircraft are given the safety briefing referred to in subsection 604.85(1), provide each passenger at his or her seat with a safety features card that shows the aircraft type and that contains safety information only in respect of the aircraft, including

    • (a) in the case of an aircraft configured for 19 or fewer passenger seats,

      • (i) when and how to fasten, adjust and release safety belts and, if any, shoulder harnesses,

      • (ii) the passenger brace position

        • (A) for each type of seat and passenger restraint system, and

        • (B) for a passenger who is holding an infant, and

      • (iii) the location, operation and use of each emergency exit, including whether it is unusable in a ditching because of the aircraft configuration,

      • (iv) the location and operation of the passenger oxygen system, if any, including

        • (A) a description of the masks and their use,

        • (B) the actions to be performed by a passenger in order to

          • (I) obtain a mask,

          • (II) activate the flow of oxygen, and

          • (III) don and secure the mask, and

        • (C) the requirement for a passenger to don and secure the passenger’s own mask before assisting another passenger with his or her mask,

      • (v) the location of life preservers, how they are to be removed from their packaging, how they are to be donned by adults, by children aged two years or older and by infants, and when they are to be inflated,

      • (vi) when and where smoking is prohibited, and

      • (vii) the location, removal and use of flotation devices and, if any, life rafts; and

    • (b) in the case of an aircraft configured for more than 19 passenger seats,

      • (i) the information set out in subparagraphs (a)(i) to (vii),

      • (ii) when and where carry-on baggage is to be stowed,

      • (iii) the positioning of seats, securing of seat backs in the upright position and stowage of chair tables for take-off and landing,

      • (iv) the form, function, colour and location of the floor proximity emergency escape path markings, if any,

      • (v) the safest route for passengers to take in order to move away from the aircraft in the event of an emergency, and

      • (vi) the attitude of the aircraft while floating, as determined by the aircraft manufacturer.

  • (2) If a flight attendant is not required on board an aircraft, the safety features card referred to in subsection (1) shall also contain the information on the location of the emergency equipment required under sections 604.116, 604.117 and 604.119 and how to access that equipment.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18

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