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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 602.128 from 2014-05-29 to 2020-10-05:

  •  (1) No pilot-in-command of an IFR aircraft shall conduct an instrument approach procedure except in accordance with the minima specified in the Canada Air Pilot or the Restricted Canada Air Pilot.

  • (2) No pilot-in-command of an IFR aircraft shall, unless the required visual reference necessary to continue the approach to land has been established,

    • (a) in the case of a CAT I or CAT II precision approach, continue the final approach descent below the decision height; or

    • (b) in the case of a non-precision approach, descend below the minimum descent altitude.

  • (3) Where the pilot-in-command of an IFR aircraft conducting an instrument approach does not establish the required visual reference referred to in subsection (2), the pilot-in-command shall initiate a missed approach procedure

    • (a) in the case of a CAT I or CAT II precision approach, at decision height; and

    • (b) in the case of a non-precision approach, at the missed approach point.

  • (4) Notwithstanding anything in this Division, no pilot-in-command of an IFR aircraft shall conduct a precision approach to CAT II or CAT III minima unless

    • (a) the flight crew has received the training specified in the Manual of All Weather Operations (Categories II and III); and

    • (b) the aircraft is operated in accordance with the procedures, the equipment requirements and the limitations specified in the manual referred to in paragraph (a).

  • SOR/2006-199, s. 12
  • SOR/2014-131, s. 17
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