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Version of section 401.31 from 2012-02-19 to 2019-06-13:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the holder of a commercial pilot licence — helicopter may, by day or night,

    • (a) exercise the privileges of a private pilot licence — helicopter;

    • (b) while engaged in providing a commercial air service by means of a helicopter of a type in respect of which the licence is endorsed with ratings, act as

      • (i) pilot-in-command of the helicopter, if the minimum flight crew document for the helicopter specifies a minimum flight crew of one pilot, or

      • (ii) co-pilot of the helicopter;

    • (c) if qualified as a flight instructor in accordance with section 425.21 of the Personnel Licensing and Training Standards respecting Flight Training, conduct flight instruction; and

    • (d) exercise private pilot licence — helicopter privileges until the end of the medical validity period specified for the private pilot licence.

  • (2) Where an applicant meets the requirements specified in the personnel licensing standards for a commercial pilot licence — helicopter except the night flight time requirements, the Minister shall issue to the applicant a commercial pilot licence — helicopter endorsed for daylight flying only.

  • (3) No holder of a commercial pilot licence — helicopter whose licence is endorsed with a daylight-flying-only restriction shall exercise the privileges set out in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) by night.

  • (4) The Minister shall remove the daylight-flying-only restriction if an applicant meets the night flight time requirements of the personnel licensing standards.

  • SOR/2001-49, s. 19
  • SOR/2005-320, s. 6
  • SOR/2006-352, s. 11
  • SOR/2007-229, s. 1
  • SOR/2011-284, s. 14
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