4.8Contracted Maintenance and Reliability

4.8.1Air operators who contract any part of their maintenance and/or reliability programs, necessary to support their ETOPS approval, to any other organization, remain responsible for ensuring that all elements of this program are addressed and continue to meet the applicable requirements.

4.8.2For those air operators whose ETOPS approval is based on reliability levels established by other organizations, Transport Canada will not consider ETOPS approval beyond that issued to these organizations by their respective airworthiness authority.

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