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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 705.90 from 2006-03-22 to 2020-12-08:

  •  (1) No person shall operate an aircraft unless the following number of first aid kits that meet the Commercial Air Service Standards are carried on board the aircraft:

    • (a) 0 to 50 passenger seats, one kit;

    • (b) 51 to 150 passenger seats, two kits;

    • (c) 151 to 250 passenger seats, three kits; and

    • (d) 251 or more passenger seats, four kits.

  • (2) First aid kits shall be

    • (a) distributed throughout the aircraft cabin;

    • (b) readily available to crew members and passengers;

    • (c) clearly identified;

    • (d) marked with the date of the last inspection; and

    • (e) where the aircraft is equipped with only one first aid kit, located as close as practicable to an emergency exit.

  • (3) A stowage compartment that contains a first aid kit shall be clearly marked as to its contents.

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