Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs)

Notice:

On August 31, 2013, the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARS) will only be available on the Department of Justice website. Standards, incorporated by reference, will continue to be published on the Transport Canada website. Transport Canada will continue to make the index of the CARS and Standards available from its site for the convenience of its users.

Please be advised that there was no scheduled amendment for December 2012 (2012-2). The next amendment is planned for the end of 2013 (2013-1).

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 2012-1

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs)

The Canadian Aviation Regulations are a compilation of regulatory requirements designed to enhance safety and the competitiveness of the Canadian aviation industry. They correspond to the broad areas of aviation which Transport Canada, Civil Aviation is mandated to regulate (e.g. personnel licensing, airworthiness, commercial air services, etc.). 

 Part I - General Provisions

Subpart 0 - General
Subpart 1 - Interpretation
Subpart 2 - Application
Subpart 3 - Administration and Compliance
Subpart 4 - Charges
Subpart 5 - Aerial Sightseeing Flights
Subpart 6 - Accountable Executive
Subpart 7 - Safety Management System Requirements
Subpart 8 - Reserved
Subpart 9 - Aircraft Under an Agreement for Transfer of Functions and Duties in Accordance with Article 83 bis of the Convention

 
 Part II - Aircraft Identification and Registration and Operation of a Leased Aircraft by a Non-registered Owner

Subpart 0 - Interpretation
Subpart 1 - Identification of Aircraft and Other Aeronautical Products
Subpart 2 - Aircraft Marking and Registration
Subpart 3 - Operation of a Leased Aircraft by a Non-registered Owner
 

Standards
222 - Aircraft Marking and Registration
223 - Operation of a Leased Aircraft by a Non-registered Owner

 
 Part III - Aerodromes, Airports and Heliports

Subpart 0 - Interpretation
Subpart 1 - Aerodromes
Subpart 2 - Airports
Subpart 3 - Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting at Airports and Aerodromes
Subpart 4 - Reserved
Subpart 5 - Heliports
Subpart 6 & 7 - Reserved
Subpart 8 - Aircraft Emergency Intervention at Airports [Repealed 2006/06/30]

Standards
322 - Airports
323 - Aircraft Fire Fighting at Airports and Aerodromes
325 - Heliports
328 - Aircraft Emergency Intervention at Airports [Repealed 2006/06/30]
TP 312 - Aerodromes Standards and Recommended Practices (revised 03/2005)

 
 Part IV - Personnel Licensing and Training

Subpart 0 - General
Subpart 1 - Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings
Subpart 2 - Air Traffic Controller Licences and Ratings
Subpart 3 - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licences and Ratings
Subpart 4 - Medical Requirements
Subpart 5 - Flight Training
Subpart 6 - Flight Training Units
Subpart 7 - Reserved
Subpart 8 - Conduct of Flight Tests

Standards
421 - Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings
422 - Air Traffic Controller Licences and Ratings
424 - Medical Requirements
425 - Flight Training
426 - Flight Training Units
428 - Conduct of Flight Tests

 
 Part V – Airworthiness

Subpart 0 - General
Subpart 1 - Annual Airworthiness Information Report
Subpart 7 - Flight Authority and Certificate of Noise Compliance
Subpart 9 - Export Airworthiness Certificates
Subpart 11 - Repealed
Subpart 13 - Repealed
Subpart 16 - Repealed
Subpart 21 - Approval of the Type Design or a Change to the Type Design of an Aeronautical Product
Subpart 22 - Repealed
Subpart 23 - Repealed
Subpart 25 - Repealed
Subpart 27 - Repealed
Subpart 29 - Repealed
Subpart 31 - Repealed
Subpart 33 - Repealed
Subpart 35 - Repealed
Subpart 37 - Repealed
Subpart 41 - Repealed
Subpart 49 - Amateur-built Aircraft
Subpart 51 - Repealed
Subpart 61 - Manufacture of Aeronautical Products
Subpart 71 - Aircraft Maintenance Requirements
Subpart 73 - Approved Maintenance Organizations
Subpart 91 - Repealed
Subpart 93 - Repealed

Standards
500 - General
501 - Annual Airworthiness Information Report
505 - Delegation of Authority
507 - Flight Authority and Certification of Noise Compliance
509 - Export Airworthiness Certificates for Aircraft
511 - Deleted
513 - Deleted
516 - Aircraft Emissions
522 - Gliders and Powered Gliders
523 - VLA - Very Light Aeroplanes
523 - Normal, Utility, Aerobatic and Commuter Category Aeroplanes
525 - Transport Category Aeroplanes
527 - Normal Category Rotorcraft
529 - Transport Category Rotorcraft
531 - Manned Free Balloons
533 - Aircraft Engines
535 - Propellers
537 - Appliances and Parts
541 - Airships
549 - Amateur-Built Aircraft
551 - Aircraft Equipment and Installation
561 - Approved Manufacturers
563 - Distribution of Aeronautical Products
566 - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Licensing and Training
571 - Maintenance
573 - Approved Maintenance Organizations
591 - Deleted
593 - Deleted

 
 Part VI - General Operating and Flight Rules

Subpart 0 - Interpretation
Subpart 1 - Airspace
Subpart 2 - Operating and Flight Rules
Subpart 3 - Special Flight Operations
Subpart 4 - Private Operator Passenger Transportation
Subpart 5 - Aircraft Requirements
Subpart 6 - Miscellaneous

Standards
621 - Obstruction Marking and Lighting
622.11 - Ground Icing Operations
622.131 - Pilot Assessment of Runway Visibility
623 - Special Flight Operations Standards and Procedures
624 - Private Operator Passenger Transportation
625 - Aircraft Equipment and Maintenance Standard

 
 Part VII - Commercial Air Services

Subpart 0 - General
Subpart 1 - Foreign Air Operations
Subpart 2 - Aerial Work
Subpart 3 - Air Taxi Operations
Subpart 4 - Commuter Operations
Subpart 5 - Airline Operations
Subpart 6 - Aircraft Maintenance Requirements for Air Operators

Standards
720 - General
721 - Foreign Air Operations
722 - Aerial Work
723 - Air Taxi - Aeroplanes
723 - Air Taxi - Helicopters
724 - Commuter Operations - Aeroplanes
724 - Commuter Operations - Helicopters
725 - Airline Operations - Aeroplanes
726 - Air Operator Maintenance

 
 Part VIII - Air Navigation Services

Subpart 0 - Interpretation
Subpart 1 - Air Traffic Services
Subpart 2 - Aeronautical Telecommunications
Subpart 3 - Aeronautical Information Services
Subpart 4 - Aviation Weather Services and Assessment of Runway Visibility
Subpart 5 - Safety Management System
Subpart 6 - Levels of Service
Subpart 7 - Aviation Occurrences

Standards
821 - Canadian Domestic Air Traffic Control Separation Standards
824 - Runway Visibility Assessment

 
 Part IX - Repeals and Coming into Force

Subpart 0 - Repeals