General - Aircraft and Equipment Requirements

The candidate will provide:

  1. an aeroplane that:
    1. is an ultra-light aeroplane (two or three axis control, weight shift control or powered parachute aircraft);
    2. has a Special Certificate of Airworthiness - Amateur-Built and meets the definition of a basic ultra-light aeroplane;
    3. has a Special Certificate of Airworthiness - Owner Maintenance and meets the definition of a basic ultra-light aeroplane; or
    4. has a Certificate of Airworthiness and meets the definition of a basic ultra-light aeroplane; and
  2. appropriate current aeronautical charts and Canada Flight Supplement.

In all cases of (a)the aircraft must meet the requirements of CAR Standard425.23 Training Aircraft Requirements subsection(2) of the Personnel Licensing Standards and must be adequately equipped to permit the candidate to conduct the manoeuvres required for the flight test and to permit the examiner to assess the candidate's performance.

In the case of (a)(i) where an ultra-light aeroplane is used for the flight test, the aircraft must meet the equipment requirements outlined in CAR605.14.

In the case of (a)(ii)-(iv) where an aeroplane is used for the flight test that has a flight authority pursuant to CAR507, that authority must have no operating limitations that prohibit the performance of the required manoeuvres.

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