Part IV - Personnel Licensing and Training

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 2017-2

Standard 421 – Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings

(amended 1998/03/23; previous version)

Appendix A – Blanket Type Ratings

Pilot Permits

Type of Permit or Licence Blanket Type Rating Individual Type Rating
Gyroplane  all single seat gyroplanes each type of gyroplane other than single seat gyroplanes
medically restricted
Ultra-Light Aeroplane  all ultra-light aeroplanes medically restricted
Recreational - Aeroplane  blanket medically restricted
Recreational - Helicopter  none each type of helicopter
medically restricted

Pilot Licence

Type of Permit or Licence Blanket Type Rating Individual Type Rating
Glider  all gliders medically restricted
Balloon all non-power driven balloons each type of power driven balloon or airship
medically restricted

Private Pilot Licence

Type of Permit or Licence Blanket Type Rating Individual Type Rating
Aeroplane all aeroplanes with a minimum flight crew requirement of one pilot, excluding high performance
(normally combined with an aeroplane class rating)
individual type aeroplanes
two crew aeroplanes
high performance aeroplanes
medically restricted
Helicopter none each type of helicopter
two crew helicopter
medically restricted

Commercial Pilot Licence

Type of Permit or Licence Blanket Type Rating Individual Type Rating
Aeroplane all aeroplanes with a minimum flight crew requirement of one pilot, excluding high performance
(normally combined with an aeroplane class rating)
individual type aeroplanes
two crew aeroplanes
two crew aeroplanes with cruise relief only
high performance aeroplanes
medically restricted
Helicopter none each type of helicopter
two crew helicopter
medically restricted

Airline Transport Pilot Licence

Type of Permit or Licence Blanket Type Rating Individual Type Rating
Aeroplane all aeroplanes with a minimum flight crew requirement of one pilot, excluding high performance
(normally combined with an aeroplane class rating)
individual type aeroplanes
two crew aeroplanes
two crew aeroplanes with cruise relief only
high performance aeroplanes
medically restricted
Helicopter none each type of helicopter
two crew helicopter
medically restricted
Flight Engineer none individual type aeroplanes
individual type aeroplanes with second officer rating
medically restricted
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