This Manual has been prepared in accordance with the Canadian Aviation Regulations for the use and guidance of Headquarters, Regional and Industry personnel and contains all the relevant information with respect to the philosophy, development and approval of the Master Minimum Equipment List (MMEL) and Minimum Equipment List (MEL).

Transport Canada Inspectors/Engineers are expected to use good judgment in matters where specific guidance has not been given and be aware of the need for revision to the present information as new requirements evolve.

This Manual has been integrated into the Transport Canada website (TC website). The Internet address for the MMEL/MEL web page is Questions concerning the MMEL web page may be referred to the MMEL coordinator at (613)952-4416. The MMEL web page provides electronic access to the MMEL/MEL Manual (TP9155E), the MMEL Guidance Book, the list of MMELs and the MMELs that are available in electronic format, the TC Supplements and other related information. Unless otherwise stated, any references in this manual to a MMEL web page are intended to mean the Transport Canada MMEL web page.

Permission is granted by Transport Canada (AARX), to copy this Manual as required. While use of this material has been authorized, Transport Canada shall not be responsible for the manner in which the information is presented, nor for any interpretations thereof. Print versions of this Manual may or may not be updated to include amendments made to original content. For up-to-date information, contact Transport Canada Headquarters (AARXB) at (613)990-1066 or the nearest Regional Office or Transport Canada Centre.


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Michel Gaudreau

Director Commercial & Business Aviation

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