Part VII — Commercial Air Services (continued)
Subpart 1 — Foreign Air Operations (continued)
Division IV — Flight Deck Security (continued)
Subpart 2 — Aerial Work
Division I — General
(2) This Subpart does not apply in respect of the operation of an ultra-light aeroplane, or in respect of the operation of an aircraft in aerial work involving sightseeing operations.
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702.02 No air operator shall operate an aircraft under this Subpart unless the air operator complies with the conditions and operations specifications in an air operator certificate issued to that operator by the Minister pursuant to section 702.07.
Division II — Certification
Issuance or Amendment of Air Operator Certificate
702.07 (1) Subject to section 6.71 of the Act, the Minister shall, on receipt of an application submitted in the form and manner required by the Commercial Air Service Standards, issue or amend an air operator certificate where the applicant demonstrates to the Minister the ability to
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), an applicant shall have
(a) a management organization capable of exercising operational control;
(b) managerial personnel who meet the Commercial Air Service Standards, are employed on a full-time basis and perform the functions related to the following positions, namely,
(c) the ground handling services and equipment necessary to ensure the safe handling of its flights;
(d) aircraft that are properly equipped for and flight crew members who are qualified for the area of operation and the type of operation;
(e) an operational control system that meets the requirements of section 702.12;
(f) a training program that meets the requirements of this Subpart;
(g) legal custody and control of at least one aircraft of each category of aircraft that is to be operated;
(h) a company operations manual that meets the requirements of sections 702.81 and 702.82; and
(i) a maintenance control system approved pursuant to Subpart 6.
Contents of Air Operator Certificate
702.08 An air operator certificate shall contain
(a) the legal name, trade name and address of the air operator;
(b) the number of the air operator certificate;
(c) the effective date of certification;
(d) the date of issue of the certificate;
(e) the general conditions identified in section 702.09;
(f) specific conditions with respect to
(g) where the air operator complies with the Commercial Air Service Standards, operations specifications with respect to
(i) aircraft performance, equipment and emergency equipment requirements,
(ii) instrument approach procedures,
(iii) operations over a built-up area or in an aerial work zone,
(iv) the carriage of persons other than flight crew members and persons whose presence on board an aircraft is essential during flight,
(v) special weather minima authorizations,
(vi) authorizations concerning flight crew member complement,
(vii) navigation system authorizations,
(viii) pilot training and pilot proficiency checks,
(ix) special helicopter procedures,
(x) the air operator maintenance control system approved pursuant to Subpart 6,
(xi) leasing arrangements, and
(xii) any other condition pertaining to the operation that the Minister deems necessary for aviation safety.
General Conditions of Air Operator Certificate
702.09 An air operator certificate shall contain the following general conditions:
(a) the air operator shall conduct flight operations in accordance with its company operations manual;
(b) the air operator shall maintain an adequate organizational structure;
(c) the air operator shall employ managerial personnel who meet the Commercial Air Service Standards;
(d) the air operator shall conduct training in accordance with its training program approved pursuant to this Subpart;
(e) the air operator shall maintain aircraft that are properly equipped for the area of operation and the type of operation;
(f) the air operator shall employ crew members who are qualified for the area of operation and the type of operation;
(g) the air operator shall maintain its aircraft in accordance with the requirements of Subpart 6;
(h) the air operator shall maintain operational support services and equipment that meet the Commercial Air Service Standards;
(i) the air operator shall notify the Minister within 10 working days after
(j) the air operator shall conduct a safe operation.
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Division III — Flight Operations
(2) The operations personnel of an air operator shall follow the procedures specified in the air operator’s company operations manual in the performance of their duties.
Operational Control System
702.12 No air operator shall operate an aircraft unless the air operator has an operational control system that meets the Commercial Air Service Standards and is under the control of its operations manager.
702.13 No person shall commence a flight unless the flight has been authorized in accordance with the procedures specified in the air operator’s company operations manual.
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