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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 203.01 from 2014-05-29 to 2024-05-28:

 In this Subpart,

Canadian air operator

Canadian air operator includes the holder of a flight training unit operator certificate and the holder of a private operator registration document; (exploitant aérien canadien)


lease means an agreement in respect of the operation of an aircraft that

  • (a) specifies a commencement and a termination date,

  • (b) gives the lessee legal custody and control, and the right to exclusive possession and use, of the aircraft during its term, and

  • (c) may include provisions respecting the operation of the aircraft for hire or reward; (location)

leasing operation

leasing operation means the operation of an aircraft pursuant to this Subpart; (utilisation d’aéronefs loués)

operator certificate

operator certificate includes an air operator certificate, a flight training unit operator certificate and a private operator registration document. (certificat d’exploitation)

  • SOR/97-120, s. 1
  • SOR/2000-405, s. 17
  • SOR/2014-131, s. 7

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