Foreword

This manual provides:

  1. Procedures for the approval of synthetic flight training devices;
  2. A classification system for synthetic flight training devices;
  3. Minimum standards for synthetic flight training devices;
  4. Procedures for initial and recurrent evaluation of synthetic flight training devices;
  5. Procedures for using the Simulator Component Inoperative Guide (SCIG);
  6. Information on the approval and use of foreign-owned simulators and flight training devices; and
  7. Training and checking credits for aeroplane and rotorcraft simulators and training devices.

This manual is issued pursuant to the Canadian Aviation Regulations prescribing the requirements to be met for the use of synthetic flight training devices in an approved flight crew member training program.

M.R. Preuss
Acting Director
Commercial & Business Aviation

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