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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 700.09 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-08-07:

  •  (1) The holder of an air operator certificate issued under section 702.07, 703.07, 704.07 or 705.07 shall

    • (a) appoint an operations manager and, where the holder does not hold an approved maintenance organization (AMO) certificate, a maintenance manager; and

    • (b) ensure that the operations manager meets the requirements of

      • (i) section 722.07 of Standard 722 — Aerial Work of the Commercial Air Service Standards,

      • (ii) section 723.07 of Standard 723 — Air Taxi — Aeroplanes of the Commercial Air Service Standards,

      • (iii) section 723.07 of Standard 723 — Air Taxi — Helicopters of the Commercial Air Service Standards,

      • (iv) section 724.07 of Standard 724 — Commuter Operations — Aeroplanes of the Commercial Air Service Standards,

      • (v) section 724.07 of Standard 724 — Commuter Operations — Helicopters of the Commercial Air Service Standards, or

      • (vi) section 725.07 of Standard 725 — Airline Operations — Aeroplanes of the Commercial Air Service Standards;

    • (c) ensure that the maintenance manager meets the requirements of section 726.03 of Standard 726 — Air Operator Maintenance of the Commercial Air Service Standards;

    • (d) in the case of the holder of an air operator certificate issued under section 705.07, ensure that the operations manager performs the duties set out in subsections 705.03(1) and (2);

    • (e) in the case of the holder of an air operator certificate issued under section 705.07 who is also the holder of an approved maintenance organization (AMO) certificate issued under section 573.02, ensure that the person responsible for maintenance performs the duties set out in section 705.04;

    • (f) provide the operations manager and the maintenance manager with the financial and human resources necessary to ensure that the holder of the air operator certificate meets the requirements of these Regulations;

    • (g) authorize the maintenance manager to remove aircraft from operation, where the removal is justified because of non-compliance with the requirements of these Regulations or because of a risk to aviation safety or the safety of the public;

    • (h) ensure that corrective actions are taken in respect of any findings resulting from a quality assurance program established under section 706.07 or a safety management system referred to in section 705.151; and

    • (i) conduct reviews of the safety management system to determine its effectiveness.

  • (2) The maintenance manager appointed under paragraph (1)(a) shall be the person responsible for the maintenance control system of the air operator appointed under paragraph 706.03(1)(a).

  • (3) The holder of an air operator certificate issued under section 705.07 shall ensure that the person managing the safety management system referred to in section 705.153 performs the duties set out in that section.

  • SOR/2005-173, s. 21
  • SOR/2005-357, s. 6(E)
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