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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 602.59 from 2020-07-08 to 2021-06-05:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall operate an aircraft unless the operational and emergency equipment carried on board the aircraft

    • (a) meets the applicable standards specified in the Airworthiness Manual; and

    • (b) is functional.

  • (2) Paragraph (1)(a) does not apply in respect of the following operational and emergency equipment:

    • (a) survival equipment;

    • (b) a personal flotation device;

    • (c) a hand-held fire extinguisher, except if carried on board an aircraft operated under Subpart 4 or Part VII, where the extinguisher meets the applicable standards published by the Canadian Standards Association;

    • (d) a first aid kit;

    • (e) aeronautical charts and publications;

    • (f) a timepiece; and

    • (g) a flashlight.

  • SOR/2020-151, s. 12

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