Canadian Aviation Regulations
521.160 (1) An applicant for the approval of a change to the type design of an aeronautical product shall
(a) demonstrate to the Minister that the product conforms to the certification basis established by the Minister under section 521.157 by conducting the inspections and tests referred to in section 521.44;
(b) submit to the Minister a declaration attesting to the demonstration of conformity of the product with its certification basis;
(c) make available to the Minister the means by which conformity is established;
(d) in the case of an aircraft, record the noise levels in its flight manual or in a supplement to that manual using the Guidelines for the Administration of Noise Certification Documentation set out in Attachment G of Annex 16, Volume I to the Convention;
(e) submit a signed undertaking to carry out the responsibilities specified in Division VIII; and
(f) submit to the Minister for approval any manual, instructions and limitations that are required by the certification basis established in respect of the product.
(2) An applicant for the approval of a change to the type design of an aeronautical product other than a restricted category aircraft shall demonstrate to the Minister that
(a) in the case of an aircraft, no feature or characteristic makes the aircraft unsafe, taking into account the category in which certification is requested; and
(b) the type design of the product provides a level of safety at least equivalent to that provided by the certification basis that applied before the change was undertaken.
(3) An applicant for the approval of a change to the type design of a restricted category aircraft shall demonstrate to the Minister that
(a) no feature or characteristic makes the aircraft unsafe when that aircraft is operated within the limitations specified for its intended use; and
(b) the aircraft has a type design that conforms to its certification basis.
- SOR/2009-280, s. 26
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