Part IV - Personnel Licensing and Training

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 2017-1

Standard 421 – Flight Crew Permits, Licences and Ratings

Appendix A - Aircraft Type Designators – Helicopters

Helicopter Types
(effective 2014/07/31)

Legend for "Category of Engines":

P - Piston Engine
T - Turbine Engine

Note:  This Chart is provided as a guide only.

Manufacturer Type Designator Model Number of Engines Minimum
Crew Requirement
Airbus Helicopters  (Includes Eurocopter,   Aerospatiale and Messerschmitt) EC20 EC 120B 1T 1
EC25 EC225 Super Puma 2T 2
EC30
 
EC 130 (B4 / T2) and
all Astar models SA350 Series
1T
 
1
 
EC35 EC 135 2T 1
EC45 EC 145 (Eurocopter BK117 C2 model only) 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
EC55 EC 155B 2T 1
MBK7 BK117 (Messerschmitt - Bolkow-Blohm BK117 A, B and C1 models only) 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
MBH5 MBB 105 (Messerschmitt - Bolkow-Blohm) 2T 1
S313
 
Alouette II
(SE313/3130)
1T 1
S315
 
Alouette III
Model 315
1T 1
S316
 
Alouette III
Model 316/3160
1T 1
S318
 
Alouette II
Model SA318
1T 1
S319
 
Alouette III
Model 319
1T 1
S330
 
Puma
(all model SA330)
2T 1VFR
2 IFR
S332
 
Super Puma
all model SA332)
2T 2
S342
 
Gazelle
(all model SA341 and 342)
1T 1
S350
 
Designator De-activated but still valid (See EC30) 1T 1
S355
 
Twin Star
(all model SA355 series)
2T 1
S360
 
Dauphin
(all model SA360 series)
1T 1
S365
 
Dauphin
(all model SA365 series)
2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Agusta A109 Agusta A109A, A109A II and A109C 2T 1
AW109 Agusta A109E, A109S and A109SP 2T 1
A119 Agusta A119, A119MKII 1T 1
A139 Agusta AB139 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Bell Helicopters BH04 Bell 204 / 205 / 210 / 212S Eagle Single (All models) Includes military; Iroquois CH-118 and UH‑1 series 1T 1
BH06 Bell 206 (All models) Includes military; CH-136, CH-139 and OH-58 series 1T 1
BH06T Bell 206 Twin 2T 1
BH12 Bell 212 (All models, except 212S) Includes military; CH-135 and UH‑1N series 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
BH214 Bell 214 (All models, except 214ST) 1T 1
BH22 Bell 222; 222B; 222U 2T 1
BH23 Bell 230 2T 1
BH41 Bell 412 Includes military CH-146 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
BH47 Bell 47 (All models 47) Includes military UH-13 1R 1
BH47T Turbine powered BH47 1T 1
BH407 Bell B407 1T 1
BH427 Bell B427 2T 1
B429 Bell 429 2T 1
BH430 Bell B430 2T 1
BHST Bell 214ST 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
Boeing (Vertol) Company Ltd.
(new company name: Columbia Helicopters Inc.)
HV07 Labrador
(all model 107, H-46 and Seaknight) Includes military; CH‑113
2T 2
HV34 Chinook
(all model 114 and H-47 series) Includes military; CH- 147D and CH-147F
2T 2
BV44 All model 42/44 (H-21 series) 1P 1
Brantly Helicopter Corp. HB42 HB-42 All model 1R 1
HB43 All model 305 1P 1
Bristol BR71 Sycamore 171 1P 1
Canadian Home Rotors Inc. BABY Safari (Baby Belle) 1P 1
Cessna Aircraft Co. C1C Skyhook (all models) 1P 1
Doman Helicopters Inc. DM52 All model D-10B 1T 1
Eagle R&D HELCY Helicycle 1T 1
Eurocopter (See Airbus Helicopters) (Includes Aerospatiale- SNIAS Sud Aviation and Messerschmitt) - See Airbus Helicopters - -
       
       
       
       
Enstrom EH28 Model F-28 1P 1
EH48 Model 480 1T 1
Hiller Aircraft Division HL11 All model FH-1100 (OH-5A series) 1T 1
HL12 All model UH-12 series (H-23 series) 1P
 
1
HL2T Turbine powered HH12 1T 1
HL36 All model 360 series 1P 1
Kaman Aerospace Corp. HK12 K-1200 1T 1
Kamov KA32 Kamov KA32 2T 1
Mcdonnell-Douglas Helicopters (formerly Hughes) HU30
 
All model 269/300 series and Schweizer Model 300C 1P
 
1
HU50 All model 369/500 series 1T 1
HU52 Model 520N 1T 1
HU60 Model 600N 1T 1
EXPL All models MD900 2T 1
Messerschmitt
(See Airbus Helicopters)
- See Airbus Helicopters - -
Mosquito MOZY Mosquito XE 1P 1
Revolution Helicopter M500 Revolution Mini 500 1P 1
Robinson Helicopter Co. RH22 Robinson R22 1P 1
RH44 Robinson R44 1P 1
R66 Robinson R66 1T 1
RotorWay ROTO Executive, Scorpion 1P 1
ROTOT JetExec, Exec90 R162F 1T 1
Schweizer HU33 Models 269D and 330SP 1T 1
Sikorsky Aircraft Division         SK51 All model S-51 series 1P 1
SK55 All model S-55 series 1P 1
SK55T Turbine powered S55 1T 1
SK58 All model S-58 series 1P 1
SK58T Turbine powered S58 2T 1
SK61 All model S-61 series (HSS-2 and H-3) Includes military; CH-124 2T 2
SK62 All model S-62 series 1T 1
SK64 All model S-64 series 2T 2
SK76 All model S-76 series 2T 1 VFR
2 IFR
SK92 All model S-92 series 2T 2
Vertical Aviation Technologies S52 VAT Hummingbird 1P 1
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