Part IV - Personnel Licensing and Training

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 2017-2

Standard 421 – Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings

Appendix A - Aircraft Type Designators – Helicopters

Helicopter Types
(effective 2017/07/19)

Legend for "Category of Engines":

P - Piston Engine
T - Turbine Engine

Note:  This Chart is provided as a guide only.

Manufacturer Model Licence Endorsement Number of Engines Minimum
Crew Requirement
Aerospatiale – SNIAS Sud Aviation
(See Airbus Helicopters)
See Airbus Helicopters


Agusta
(See Leonardo S.p.a Helicopters)
See Leonardo S.p.a Helicopters


Airbus Helicopters
Formerly Eurocopter France
(Includes Aerospatiale and Messerschmitt)
Colibri
(EC 120B/ H120)
EC20 1T 1
Super Puma
(EC / H225 /EC225LP)
EC25 2T 2
Astar
EC / H130 (B4 / and AS350 Series (EC130 T2 added as a new variant - Ops Eval 03/2/14)
EC30
 
1T
 
1
 
EC H135 EC35 2T 1
BK117 C-2 (EC145) EC45 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
BK117 D-2 (H145) AH145 2T 1
EC / H155 (SA365N / N1 / N2 / N3 and H155B / (B1 added on TCCA and EASA joint decision March 2015) EC55 2T 1
Airbus Helicopters
Formerly Eurocopter Deutshland Gmbh
Messerschmitt - Bolkow-Blohm BK117
(models BK117 A-1, A-3, A-4, B-1, B-2, C-1 only)
MBK7 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Airbus Helicopters
Formerly Airbus Helicopters Deutschland Gmbh
Messerschmitt - Bolkow-Blohm 105 BO105 LS A-3, BO105C Variant CDN, BO 105C Variant CDN-B, BO105C Variant CDN-B-4, BO105S Variant CDN-BS, BO 105S Variant CDN-BS-4 MBH5 2T 1
Airbus Helicopters
Formerly Aerospatiale
Alouette II
SE3130 and SE313B
S313
 
1T 1
Alouette III
SA315B
S315
 
1T 1
Alouette III
SE3160 and SA316B and C
S316
 
1T 1
Alouette II
SA3180 and SA318B and C
S318
 
1T 1
Alouette III
SA319B
S319
 
1T 1
Airbus Helicopters
Formerly Eurocopter France
Puma
SA330J
S330
 
2T 1VFR
2 IFR
Super Puma
AS332C, L and L1 and EC225 LP
S332
 
2T 2
Gazelle
all model SA341 and SA342
S342
 
1T 1
Designator De-activated but still valid (See EC30 Astar) S350
 
1T 1
Twin Star
AS355E, F, F1, F2, N and NP
S355
 
2T 1
Dauphin
all model SA360 series
S360
 
1T 1
Dauphin
AS 365N1, and N3; SA 365C, C1, N and N2; EC 155B and B1
S365
 
2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Bell Helicopters Bell 204 / 205 / 210 / 212S Eagle Single (All models) Includes military; Iroquois CH-118 and UH-1 series BH04 1T 1
Bell 206 (All models) Includes military; CH-136, CH-139 and OH-58 series BH06 1T 1
Bell 206 Twin BH06T 2T 1
Bell 212 (All models, except 212S) Includes military; CH-135 and UH-1N series BH12 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Bell 214 (All models, except 214ST) BH214 1T 1
Bell 222; 222B; 222U BH22 2T 1
Bell 230 BH23 2T 1
Bell 412 Includes military CH-146 BH41 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Bell 47 (All models 47) Includes military UH-13 BH47 1P 1
Turbine powered BH47 BH47T 1T 1
Bell B407 BH407 1T 1
Bell B427 BH427 2T 1
Bell 429 B429 2T 1
Bell B430 BH430 2T 1
Bell 214ST BHST 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Bell 505 BH505 1T 1
Boeing (Vertol) Company Ltd.
(Name change effective 15/11/07, originally Columbia Helicopters Inc.)
Labrador
(all model 107, H-46 and Seaknight) (Includes military CH-113 effective 11/3/15)
HV07 2T 2
Chinook
(all model 114 and H-47 series) Includes military; CH- 147D and CH-147F included 11/3/15
HV34 2T 2
Shawnee/Vertol All model 42/44 (H-21 series) BV44 1P 1
Brantly Helicopter Corp. All model HB42 HB-42 1P 1
All model 305 HB43 1P 1
Bristol Sycamore 171 BR71 1P 1
Canadian Home Rotors Inc. Safari (Baby Belle) BABY 1P 1
Cessna Aircraft Co. Skyhook (all models) C1C 1P 1
Columbia Helicopters
(See Boeing Vertol)
Boeing Vertol Helicopters


Doman Helicopters Inc. All model D-10B DM52 1T 1
Eagle R&D Helicycle HELCY 1T 1
Eurocopter Deutschland Gmbh
(See Airbus Helicopters)
See Airbus Helicopters      
Eurocopter France
(Includes Aerospatiale- SNIAS Sud Aviation and Messerschmitt)
(See Airbus Helicopters)
See Airbus Helicopters      
Enstrom Model F-28 EH28 1P 1
Model 480 EH48 1T 1
FINMECCANICA
(See Leonardo S.p.a Helicopters)
See Leonardo S.pa. Helicopters


Hélicopteres Guimbal Model Cabri G2 HGCG2 1P 1
Hiller Aircraft Division All model FH-1100 (OH-5A series) HL11 1T 1
All model UH-12 series (H-23 series) HL12 1P
 
1
Turbine powered HH12 HL2TS 1T 1
All model 360 series HL36 1P 1
Hughes
(See McDonnell Douglas Helicopters)
See McDonnell Douglas Helicopters      
Kaman Aerospace Corp. K-1200 HK12 1T 1
Kamov Kamov KA32 KA32 2T 1
Leonardo S.p.a Helicopters
Formerly FINMECCANICA
Originally Agusta S.p.a
Agusta A109A, A109A II and A109C A109
 
2T 1
Agusta A109E, A109S and AW109SP AW109 2T 1
Agusta A119 and AW119MKII A119 1T 1
Agusta AB/AW139 A139 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
McDonnell-Douglas Helicopters (formerly Hughes) All model 269/300 series and Schweizer Model 300C HU30
 
1P
 
1
All model 369/500 series HU50 1T 1
Model 520N HU52 1T 1
Model 600N HU60 1T 1
All models MD900 EXPL 2T 1
Messerschmitt
(See Airbus Helicopters)
See Airbus Helicopters - - -
Mosquito Mosquito XE MOZY 1P 1
Revolution Helicopter Revolution Mini 500 M500 1P 1
Robinson Helicopter Co. Robinson R22 RH22 1P 1
Robinson R44 RH44 1P 1
Robinson R66 R66 1T 1
RotorWay Executive, Scorpion ROTO 1P 1
JetExec, Exec90 R162F ROTOT 1T 1
Schweizer Models 269D and 330SP HU33 1T 1
Sikorsky Aircraft Division         All model S-51 series SK51 1P 1
All model S-55 series (non turbine) SK55 1P 1
Turbine powered S-55 SK55T 1T 1
All model S-58 series (non-turbine) SK58 1P 1
Turbine powered S-58 SK58T 2T 1
All model S-61 series (HSS-2 and H-3) Includes military; CH-124 SK61 2T 2
All model S-62 series SK62 1T 1
All model S-64 series SK64 2T 2
Models S-76A, S-76B and S-76C SK76 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Model S-76D SK76D 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
All model S-92 series, includes military
CH-148
SK92 2T 2
Vertical Aviation Technologies VAT Hummingbird S52 1P 1
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