Part V - Airworthiness Manual Chapter 505 - Delegation Of Authority

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 2017-2

Content last revised: 2009/12/01

SCHEDULE A

Special Flight Permit Conditions Of Issuance And Limitations

The following conditions apply when a Special Flight Permit has been authorized to ferry an aircraft that does not meet the applicable airworthiness requirements but is otherwise fit for flight from a place where repair or replacement may not reasonably be made to a maintenance base where repair may be made.

  1. (1) Before operating an aircraft that does not meet applicable airworthiness requirements, an authorized person shall make a determination that the aircraft can be safely flown to a base where maintenance can be performed. The aircraft must be inspected in accordance with the procedures contained in the approved company maintenance control manual and an appropriately licensed aircraft maintenance engineer or approved company inspector must certify, in the aircraft journey log, that the aircraft is in a safe condition for the flight.

  2. (2) An aircraft that has been involved in a reportable aviation occurrence, other than a reportable incident, cannot be moved without the express permission of the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation & Safety Board in accordance with Transportation Safety Board Regulations.

  3. (3) Operation of an aircraft to which an Airworthiness Directive applies shall not be authorized except in accordance with the requirements of the Airworthiness Directive.

  4. (4) Operation of an aircraft in respect of which the Certificate of Airworthiness has been suspended or cancelled by the Minister shall not be authorized.

  5. (5) Operation of an aircraft for experimental purposes shall not be authorized.

  6. (6) Use as a commercial aircraft during a ferry flight is prohibited.

  7. (7) Only crew member essential for the safe operation of the aircraft may be carried. Carriage of passengers, including non-essential crew members, is prohibited.

  8. (8) Flight over foreign territory is prohibited without the permission of the foreign air authority. 

(Change 505-3 (92-06-17))

SCHEDULE B

Operating Conditions And Limitations For One Engine Out Ferry Flight

This Special Flight Permit is valid for one engine inoperative ferry from a place where repair may not reasonably be made to a maintenance base where repair or replacement may be made, subject to the following conditions:

  1. (1) The company Flight Operations Manual shall contain guidance to the flight crews covering pre-flight and in-flight procedures and post-flight reporting requirements in respect of one engine inoperative ferry flights.

  2. (2) Within the previous twelve months, the flight crew shall have successfully completed a training program, accepted by Transport Canada, on one engine inoperative ferry flights on the aircraft type.

  3. (3) Only essential crew members may be carried. Carriage of passengers, including non-essential crew members, is prohibited.

  4. (4) The carriage of cargo of any kind, including company materials is prohibited. Ballast is permitted, as required, to maintain proper CofG and flight envelope.

  5. (5) The maximum gross take-off weight shall be the minimum necessary with due regard to safe reserve fuel load and centre of gravity considerations.

  6. (6) The pilot in command of the aircraft shall, at least one hour prior to the flight, inform the Airport Duty Manager and the Air Traffic Control Unit at the point of departure and intended landing, of the intention to ferry the aircraft with one engine inoperative and provide information on the proposed flight as may be required by those authorities to arrange for emergency equipment, special procedures etc. The flight plan shall be annotated “one engine inoperative ferry” in the remarks block.

  7. (7) The approved aircraft flight manual shall contain performance data and operating procedures for one engine inoperative ferry flights and the aircraft shall be operated in accordance with the performance limitations contained in the manual.

  8. (8) Take-off and climb to 1500 feet above ground level shall not be made over the built-up areas of any town or other settlement or over an open air assembly of persons. Annex 1 to this Appendix is a list of prohibited runways at specified airports at which it is known this condition cannot be met.

  9. (9) The pilot-in-command shall, prior to take-off, consider all relevant conditions and select a departure path that will not jeopardize the safety of persons or property in the event of a second engine failure after take-off.

  10. (10) The pilot-in-command shall inform the controlling Air Traffic Control Unit, upon each initial radio contact, of the one engine inoperative status of the aircraft.

  11. (11) The weather at the time of departure will be at least VFR, and the weather at the intended point of landing shall be forecast to be at least VFR for the estimated time of arrival.

  12. (12) Each flight shall be authorized in writing (telex acceptable) by the Flight Authority Delegate specified and approved in the applicable company manuals and the pilot-in-command shall carry this flight permit and conditions in the aircraft during the ferry flight.

  13. (13) The aircraft must be prepared for ferry flight in accordance with the appropriate inspection and maintenance procedures as specified in the approved maintenance manual and the aircraft shall, prior to flight, be certified as fit for the ferry flight by a qualified approved company inspector or an aircraft maintenance engineer in the aircraft journey log in accordance with the procedure in the approved company maintenance control manual.

  14. (14) The pilot-in-command shall acknowledge, in the aircraft journey log, that he is aware that the Certificate of Airworthiness is not in force, that he accepts the aircraft as serviceable for the ferry flight and that he is fully acquainted with the conditions of the flight permit.

  15. (15) Flight over foreign territory is prohibited without the permission of the foreign air authority.

  16. (16) This authority is only applicable between Canadian airports that have runways and facilities suitable for these operations.

(Change 505-3 (92-06-17))

Annex 1 To Schedule B

Take-off for the purpose of a ferry flight with one engine inoperative is not allowed under Condition No. 8 from the following runways.

Airport   Prohibited Runways
CALGARY CYYC 16
EDMONTON MUNICIPAL CYXD ALL RUNWAYS
KAMLOOPS CYKA 08
PENTICTON CYYF 34
REGINA CYQR 07
SASKATOON CYXE 14
VANCOUVER CYVR 08, 12
VICTORIA CYYJ 02, 08, 13, 20, 31
WINNIPEG CYWG 07, 13, 18
CHARLOTTETOWN CYYG 21
FREDRICTON CYFC 15
HALIFAX/SHEARWATER CYAW 29, 34
HAMILTON CYHM 06
LONDON CYXU 26
MONCTON CYQM 29
MONTREAL/DORVAL CYUL ALL RUNWAYS
MONTREAL/ST.HUBERT CYHU 24, 28
OTTAWA CYOW 32
QUEBEC CITY CYQB 12
ST. CATHARINES CYSN 24
SYDNEY N.S. CYQY 07
THUNDER BAY CYQT 07
LESTER B. PEARSON CYYZ 06, RIGHT 15
VAL D'OR CYVO 36
WINDSOR CYQG 25

(Change 505-3 (92-06-17))

SUBCHAPTER G (RESERVED)

(Change 505-3 (92-06-17))

SUBCHAPTER H - RESERVED

(amended 2009/12/01)

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