Foreword

This manual outlines Transport Canada, Civil Aviation (TC) policies and procedures pursuant to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). It provides guidance to personnel whose duties involve certification, surveillance, monitoring and inspection of FTA air operators.

The functional head for the certification and safety oversight of foreign air operators conducting specialty air services in Canada is the Director General, Civil Aviation (AAR). The operational specialist is the Chief, Foreign Inspection Division (AARXH), who is responsible for the organization and administration of the program, as well as for the risk management processes upon which certification approval and safety oversight activities are based.

M. R. Preuss
Director
Commercial and Business Aviation

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