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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 602.126 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-11-30:

  •  (1) No pilot-in-command of an aircraft shall conduct a take-off if the take-off visibility, as determined in accordance with subsection (2), is below the minimum take-off visibility specified in

    • (a) the air operator certificate where the aircraft is operated in accordance with Part VII;

    • (b) the private operator certificate where the aircraft is operated in accordance with Subpart 4; or

    • (c) the Canada Air Pilot in any case other than a case described in paragraph (a) or (b).

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the take-off visibility is

    • (a) the RVR of the runway, if the RVR is reported to be at or above the minimum take-off visibility specified in a document or the manual referred to in subsection (1);

    • (b) the ground visibility of the aerodrome for the runway, if the RVR

      • (i) is reported to be less than the minimum take-off visibility specified in a document or the manual referred to in subsection (1),

      • (ii) is reported to be fluctuating above and below the minimum take-off visibility specified in a document or the manual referred to in subsection (1), or

      • (iii) is not reported; or

    • (c) the visibility for the runway as observed by the pilot-in-command, if

      • (i) the RVR is not reported, and

      • (ii) the ground visibility of the aerodrome is not reported.

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