Recommended Study Material for the FAA Conversion Examination

Candidates attempting the examination for conversion from an FAA certificate to a Canadian Commercial Pilot Licence (FAACA examination) are encouraged to review the following references as they apply to aeroplanes in VFR operations:

CARs Part I, Subpart 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
  101.01 – Interpretation (definitions as needed)
CARs Part IV,
Subpart 1
FLIGHT CREW PERMITS, LICENCES AND RATINGS
  401.05 – Recency Requirements
  401.30 – Commercial Pilot Licence, Aeroplanes - Privileges
CARs Part IV,
Subpart 4
MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS
  404.04 – Issuance, Renewal, Validity Period and Extension of a Medical Certificate
CARs Part VI,
Subpart 1
AIRSPACE
  Division I – Airspace Structure, Classification and Use
  Division II – Aircraft Operating Restrictions and Hazards to Aviation Safety
CARs Part VI,
Subpart 2
OPERATING AND FLIGHT RULES
  Division I – General
  Division II – Operational and Emergency Equipment Requirements
  Division III – Flight Preparation, Flight Plans and Flight Itineraries
  Division IV – Pre-flight and Fuel Requirements
  Division V – Operations at or in the Vicinity of an Aerodrome
  Division VI – Visual Flight Rules
  Division VIII – Radiocommunications
  Division IX – Emergency Communications and Security
CARs Part VI,
Subpart 5
AIRCRAFT REQUIREMENTS
  Division I – Aircraft Requirements - General
  Division II – Aircraft Equipment Requirements
CARs Part VII,
Subpart 0
COMMERCIAL AIR SERVICES, GENERAL
  Division III – Flight Time and Flight Duty Time Limitations and Rest Periods
CARs Part VII,
Subpart 2
AERIAL WORK OPERATIONS
  Division I – General
  Division III – Flight Operations
  Division V – Aircraft Equipment Requirements
  Division VII – Personnel Requirements
  Division IX – Manuals
CARs Part VII,
Subpart 3
AIR TAXI OPERATIONS
  Division I – General
  Division III – Flight Operations
  Division V – Aircraft Equipment Requirements
  Division VII – Personnel Requirements
  Division IX – Manuals
TC AIM - GEN GENERAL
  1.0 – General Information
  3.0 – Transportation Safety Board of Canada
TC AIM - AGA AERODROMES
  7.19 – Aerodrome Lighting – Aircraft Radio Control of Aerodrome Lighting (ARCAL)
TC AIM - COM COMMUNICATIONS
  5.15 – Radio Communications – Phone use during Radio Communications Failure
TC AIM - RAC RULES OF THE AIR AND AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES
  2.0 – Airspace – Requirements and Procedures
  3.6 – Flight Planning – Flight Plans and Flight Itineraries (Opening)
  3.12 – Closing
  4.0 – Airport Operations
  5.0 – VFR En Route Procedures
TC AIM - SAR SEARCH AND RESCUE
  3.9 – Emergency Locator Transmitter – Schedule of Requirements
TC AIM - MAP AERONAUTICAL CHARTS AND PUBLICATIONS
  2.0 – Aeronautical Information – VFR
  6.0 – Aeronautical Information Circulars – General
TC AIM - LRA LICENSING, REGISTRATION AND AIRWORTHINESS
  3.9 – Pilot Licensing – Recency Requirements
TC AIM - AIR AIRMANSHIP
  1.6 – General Information – Canadian Runway Friction Index
  2.12 – Flight Operations – Flight Operations in Winter

The above documents can be located on the Transport Canada web pages
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-96-433/index.html
and
http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/publications/tp14371-menu-3092.htm

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