Airworthiness Manual Chapter 537 - Airworthiness Standards Appliances

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) 2017-2

537.

SUBCHAPTER B CANADIAN TECHNICAL STANDARD ORDERS
(amended 2009/12/01)

537.101 General

This subchapter specifies the Canadian Technical Standard Orders (CAN-TSOs) that are the minimum performance standards (MPS) for the issuance of, or a change to, a Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) design approval in respect of an appliance or a part.
(effective 2015/08/04)

537.103 Canadian Technical Standard Orders

(effective 2015/08/04)

  1. (a) The Canadian Technical Standard Orders (CAN-TSOs) consist of those Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Technical Standard Orders (FAA-TSOs), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) European Technical Standard Orders (ETSOs) and those unique Canadian CAN-TSOs that are adopted by the Minister, using the simplified process for the amendment of the design standards of airworthiness, as set out in the CARAC Management Charter and Procedures, and are identified with a corresponding CAN-TSO number as follows:
    (effective 2015/08/04)
    1. (1) Index 1 of Appendix A to this Chapter consists of those CAN-TSOs identical to those used by the FAA and using the same numbering.
      (effective 2015/08/04)
    2. (2) Index 2 of Appendix A to this Chapter consists of those CAN-TSOs identical to those used by EASA, as listed in CS-ETSO Subpart B Index 2, only for those Index 2 ETSOs where an FAA-TSO does not exist for a particular application (i.e. ETSO-2C5XX series), and using the same numbering.
      (effective 2015/08/04)
    3. (3) Index 3 of Appendix A to this Chapter consists of those CAN-TSOs that have been developed by the Minister and issued pursuant to paragraph 521.106(b) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, where these CAN-TSOs are not technically similar to either FAA-TSOs or ETSOs and will be numbered as follows:
      (effective 2015/08/04)
      1. (i) CAN-TSO-3CXXX, in which the 3 denotes that it is from Index 3.

        Information Note:  CAN-TSO-3C7XX series denotes CAN-TSOs for which neither an FAA-TSO nor an ETSO exists for a particular application.

  2. (b) Where a CAN-TSO is identified with an end-of-effectivity date, applications for CAN-TSO design approvals with respect to these standards will no longer be accepted after that date.
    (effective 2015/08/04)

    Information Note:  CAN-TSO design approvals issued with respect to previous CAN-TSO standards may still be manufactured under the provisions, and subject to the continued validity, of their existing CAR 561 manufacturer approval.

(Change 537-1 (89-03-01))
(Change 537-2 (92-02-03))
(Change 537-3 (93-12-30))
(Change 537-4 (98-10-29))

APPENDIX A

List of Canadian Technical Standard Orders (Index 1, Index 2 and Index 3)

(effective:  2015/08/04)

Index 1

CAN-TSO
Number
 
Subject

 
FAA-TSO
Number
 
Remains
Effective
Until
CAN-TSO-C1d Cargo Compartment Fire Detection Instruments TSO-C1d
(08/19/04)
2016-02-19
CAN-TSO-C1e Cargo Compartment Fire Detection Instruments TSO-C1e
(08/19/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C2d Airspeed Instruments TSO-C2d
(6/14/89)
 
CAN-TSO-C3e Turn and slip Instrument TSO-C3e
(10/15/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C4c Bank and Pitch Instruments TSO-C4c
(04/01/59)
 
CAN-TSO-C5f Direction Instrument, Non-magnetic
(Gyroscopically Stabilized)
TSO-C5f
(02/02/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C6e Direction Instrument, Magnetic (Gyroscopically-Stabilized) TSO-C6e
(04/24/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C7d Direction Instrument, Magnetic Non-Stabilized Type (Magnetic Compass) TSO-C7d
(6/14/89)
 
CAN-TSO-C8e Vertical Velocity Instruments (Rate-of-Climb) TSO-C8e
(04/17/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C10b Altimeter, Pressure Actuated, Sensitive Type TSO-C10b
(09/01/59)
 
CAN-TSO-C11e Powerplant Fire Detection Instruments (Thermal and Flame Contact Types) TSO-C11e
(10/17/91)
 
CAN-TSO-C13f Life Preservers TSO-C13f
(09/24/92)
 
CAN-TSO-C14b Aircraft Fabric, Intermediate Grade TSO-C14b
(02/15/90)
 
CAN-TSO-C15d Aircraft Fabric, Grade A TSO-C15d
(02/26/90)
 
CAN-TSO-C16a Electrically Heated Pitot and Pitot-Static Tubes TSO-C16a
(10/06/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C19c
 
Portable Water-Solution Type Fire Extinguisher TSO-C19c
(02/26/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C20A-1 Amendment-1, Combustion Heaters TS0-C20A-1
(04/16/51)
 
CAN-TSO-C20 Combustion Heaters TSO-C20
(06/15/49)
 
CAN-TSO-C21b Aircraft Turnbuckle Assemblies and/or Turnbuckle Safetying Devices TSO-C21b
(03/16/89)
 
CAN-TSO-C22g Safety Belts TSO-C22g
(03/05/93)
 
CAN-TSO-C23f Personnel Parachute Assemblies and Components TSO-C23f
(09/21/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C25a Aircraft Seats and Berths (Type I Transport, 6g Forward Load) TSO-C25a
(01/15/57)
 
CAN-TSO-C26d Aircraft Wheels, Brakes and Wheel/Brake Assemblies for Parts 23, 27 and 29 Aircraft TSO-C26d
(10/14/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C27 Twin Seaplane Floats TSO-C27
(03/15/52)
 
CAN-TSO-C28 Aircraft Skis TSO-C28
(03/15/52)
 
CAN-TSO-C30c Aircraft Position Lights TSO-C30c
(05/12/89)
 
CAN-TSO-C34e ILS Glide Slope Receiving Equipment Operating within the Radio Frequency Range of 328.6-335.4 Megahertz (MHz) TSO-C34e
(01/15/88)
 
CAN-TSO-C36e Airborne ILS Localizer Receiving Equipment Operating within the Radio Frequency Range of 108-112 Megahertz (MHz) TSO-C36e
(01/25/88)
 
CAN-TSO-C39b Aircraft Seats and Berths TSO-C39b
(04/17/87)
 
CAN-TSO-C39c 9g Transport Airplane Seats Certified by Static Testing TSO-C39c
(02/13/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C40c VOR Receiving Equipment Operating within the Radio Frequency Range of 108-117.95 Megahertz (MHz) TSO-C40c
(01/25/88)
 
CAN-TSO-C41d Airborne Automatic Direction Finding (ADF) Equipment TSO-C41d
(05/06/85)
 
CAN-TSO-C42 Propeller Feathering Hose Assemblies TSO-C42
(03/01/57)
 
CAN-TSO-C43c Temperature Instruments TSO-C43c
(05/30/95)
 
CAN-TSO-C44c Fuel Flowmeters TSO-C44c
(08/22/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C45b Manifold Pressure Instruments TSO-C45b
(08/22/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C46a Maximum Allowable Airspeed Indicator Systems TSO-C46a
(04/23/68)
 
CAN-TSO-C47a Fuel, Oil, and Hydraulic Pressure Instruments TSO-C47a
(08/08/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C48a
 
Carbon Monoxide Detector Instruments TSO-C48a
(05/06/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C49b Electric Tachometer:  Magnetic Drag (Indicator and Generator) TSO-C49b
(05/30/95)
 
CAN-TSO-C53a Fuel and Engine Oil System Hose Assemblies TSO-C53a
(02/01/61)
 
CAN-TSO-C54 Stall Warning Instruments TSO-C54
(10/15/61)
 
CAN-TSO-C55a Fuel and Oil Quantity Instruments TSO-C55a
(06/08/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C56b Engine Driven Direct Current Generator/Starter Generators TSO-C56b
(06/01/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C59a Airborne Selective Calling (SELCAL) Equipment TSO-C59a
(07/14/05)
 
CAN-TSO-C62e Aircraft Tires TSO-C62e
(09/29/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C63d Airborne Weather Radar Equipment TSO-C63d
(02/28/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C64b Passenger Oxygen Mask Assembly, Continuous Flow TSO-C64b
(05/21/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C66c Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) Operating within the Radio Frequency Range of 960-1215 Megahertz TSO-C66c
(01/18/91)
 
CAN-TSO-C69c
 
Emergency Evacuation Slides, Ramps, Ramp/Slides, and Slide/Rafts TSO-C69c
(08/18/99)
 
CAN-TSO-C70a Liferafts (Reversible and Nonreversible) TSO-C70a
(04/13/84)
2016-03-30
CAN-TSO-C70b Life Rafts TSO-C70b
(08/04/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C71 Airborne Static ("DC to DC") Electrical Power Converter (for Air Carrier Aircraft) TSO-C71
(06/15/61)
 
CAN-TSO-C72c Individual Flotation Devices TSO-C72c
(09/07/90)
 
CAN-TSO-C73 Static Electrical Power Inverter TSO-C73
(12/18/63)
 
CAN-TSO-C74d Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS) Airborne Equipment TSO-C74d
(12/17/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C75 Hydraulic Hose Assemblies TSO-C75
(09/04/63)
 
CAN-TSO-C76b Fuel Drain Valves TSO-C76b
(04/18/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C77b Gas Turbine Auxiliary Power Units TSO-C77b
(12/20/00)
 
CAN-TSO-C78a Crewmember Demand Oxygen Mask TSO-C78a
(05/27/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C79 Fire Detectors (Radiation Sensing Type) TSO-C79
(11/12/63)
 
CAN-TSO-C80 Flexible Fuel and Oil Cell Material TSO-C80
(05/26/64)
 
CAN-TSO-C85b Survivor Locator Lights TSO-C85b
(10/22/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C87a Airborne Low-Range Radio Altimeter TSO-C87a
(05/31/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C88b Automatic Pressure Altitude Reporting Code-Generating Equipment TSO-C88b
(02/06/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C89a Crewmember Oxygen Regulators, Demand TSO-C89a
(04/08/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C90d Cargo Pallets, Nets, and Containers (Unit Load Devices) TSO-C90d
(09/30/11)
 
CAN-TSO-C92c Airborne Ground Proximity Warning Equipment TSO-C92c
(03/19/96)
 
CAN-TSO-C93 Airborne Interim Standard Microwave Landing System Converter Equipment TSO-C93
(11/26/76)
 
CAN-TSO-C95a Mach Meters TSO-C95a
(08/31/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C96a Anticollision Light Systems TSO-C96a
(04/07/89)
 
CAN-TSO-C99a Flight Deck (Sedentary) Crewmember Protective Breathing Equipment TSO-C99a
(06/05/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C100c Aviation Child Safety Device (ACSD) TSO-C100c
(04/06/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C101 Over Speed Warning Instruments TSO-C101
(02/19/87)
 
CAN-TSO-C102 Airborne Radar Approach and Beacon Systems for Helicopters TSO-C102
(04/02/84)
 
CAN-TSO-C103 Continuous Flow Oxygen Mask Assembly (For Non-Transport Category Aircraft) TSO-C103
(04/12/84)
 
CAN-TSO-C104 Microwave Landing System (MLS) Airborne Receiving Equipment TSO-C104
(06/22/82)
 
CAN-TSO-C105 Optional Display Equipment for Weather and Ground Mapping Radar Indicators TSO-C105
(06/13/84)
 
CAN-TSO-C106 Air Data Computer TSO-C106
(01/15/88)
 
CAN-TSO-C109 Airborne Navigation Data Storage System TSO-C109
(12/09/85)
 
CAN-TSO-C110a Airborne Passive Thunderstorm Detection Equipment TSO-C110a
(10/26/88)
 
CAN-TSO-C112e Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System/Mode Select (ATCRBS/Mode S) Airborne Equipment TSO-C112e
(09/16/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C113a Airborne Multipurpose Electronic Displays TSO-C113a
(04/30/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C114 Torso Restraint Systems TSO-C114
(03/27/87)
 
CAN-TSO-C115c Flight Management System (FMS) Using Multi-Sensor Inputs TSO-C115c
(01/09/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C116a Crewmember Portable Protective Breathing Equipment TSO-C116a
(07/30/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C117a Airborne Windshear Warning and Escape Guidance Systems for Transport Airplanes TSO-C117a
(08/01/96)
 
CAN-TSO-C118 Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) Airborne Equipment, TCAS I TSO-C118
(08/05/88)
2016-04-16
CAN-TSO-C118a Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) Airborne Equipment, TCAS I TSO-C118a
(10/27/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C119d Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) Airborne Equipment, TCAS II With Hybrid Surveillance TSO-C119d
(09/05/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C121b Underwater Locating Devices (Acoustic) (Self-Powered) TSO-C121b (02/28/12)  
CAN-TSO-C122a Equipment that Prevents Blocked Channels Used In Two-Way Radio Communications Due To Simultaneous Transmissions TSO-C122a
(08/26/05)
 
CAN-TSO-C123c Cockpit Voice Recorder Equipment TSO-C123c
(12/19/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C124c Flight Data Recorder Equipment TSO-C124c
(12/19/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C126b 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) TSO-C126b (11/26/12)  
CAN-TSO-C127a Rotorcraft, Transport Airplane, and Normal and Utility Airplane Seating Systems TSO-C127a
(08/21/98)
2015-12-06
CAN-TSO-C127b Rotorcraft, Transport Airplane, and Small Airplane Seating Systems TSO-C127b
(06/06/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C128a Equipment that Prevents Blocked Channels Used in Two-way Radio Communications Due to Unintentional Transmissions TSO-C128a
(08/26/05)
 
CAN-TSO-C132 Geosynchronous Orbit Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Services Aircraft Earth Station Equipment TSO-C132
(03/25/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C135a
 
Transport Airplane Wheels and Wheel and Brake Assemblies TSO-C135a
(07/01/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C137a Aircraft Portable Megaphones TSO-C137a
(01/30/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C139 Aircraft Audio Systems and Equipment TSO-C139
(08/05/05)
2015-08-25
CAN-TSO-C139a Aircraft Audio Systems and Equipment TSO-C139a
(02/25/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C140 Aerospace Fuel, Engine Oil, and Hydraulic Fluid Hose Assemblies TSO-C140
(07/17/02)
 
CAN-TSO-C141 Aircraft Fluorescent Lighting Ballast/Fixture Equipment TSO-C141
(8/17/99)
 
CAN-TSO-C142a Non-rechargeable Lithium Cells and Batteries TSO-C142a
(08/07/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C144a Passive Airborne Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Antenna TSO-C144a
(03/30/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C145d Airborne Navigation Sensors Using The Global Positioning System Augmented By The Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) TSO-C145d (12/20/13)  
CAN-TSO-C146d Stand-Alone Airborne Navigation Equipment Using The Global Positioning System Augmented By The Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) TSO-C146d (12/20/13)  
CAN-TSO-C147 Traffic Advisory System (TAS) Airborne Equipment TSO-C147
(04/06/98)
2016-03-05
CAN-TSO-C147a Traffic Advisory System (TAS) Airborne Equipment TSO-C147a (09/05/14)  
CAN-TSO-C148 Aircraft Mechanical Fasteners TSO-C148
(09/26/97)
 
CAN-TSO-C149 Aircraft Bearings TSO-C149
(04/24/98)
 
CAN-TSO-C150a Aircraft Seals TSO-C150a
(10/26/11)
 
CAN-TSO-C151c Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) TSO-C151c
(06/27/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C153 Integrated Modular Avionics Hardware Elements TSO-C153
(05/06/02)
 
CAN-TSO-C154c
 
Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast (ADS-B) Equipment Operating on Frequency of 978 MHz TSO-C154c
(12/02/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C155a Recorder Independent Power Supply TSO-C155a
(06/09/10)
 
CAN-TSO-C157a Aircraft Flight Information Services-Broadcast (FIS-B) Data Link Systems and Equipment TSO-C157a
(09/09/11)
 
CAN-TSO-C158 Aeronautical Mobile High Frequency Data Link (HFDL) Equipment TSO-C158
(08/19/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C159a Next Generation Satellite Systems (NGSS) Equipment TSO-C159a
(06/30/10)
2016-03-29
CAN-TSO-C159b Next Generation Satellite Systems (NGSS) Equipment TSO-C159b
(09/29/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C160a Very High Frequency (VHF) Digital Link (VDL) Mode 2 Communications Equipment TSO-C160a
(03/27/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C161a
 
Ground Based Augmentation System Positioning and Navigation Equipment TSO-C161a
(12/17/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C162a
 
Ground Based Augmentation System Very High Frequency Data Broadcast Equipment TSO-C162a
(12/17/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C163a VDL Mode 3 Communications Equipment Operating within the Frequency Range 117.975-137.000 Megahertz TSO-C163a
(08/31/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C164 Night Vision Goggles TSO-C164
(09/30/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C165a Electronic Map Display Equipment for Graphical Depiction of Aircraft Position (Own-Ship) TSO-C165a (09/30/13)  
CAN-TSO-C166b
 
Extended Squitter Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Information Service – Broadcast (TIS-B) Equipment Operating on the Radio Frequency of 1090 Megahertz (MHz) TSO-C166b
(12/02/09)
 
CAN-TSO-C167 Personnel Carrying Device Systems (PCDS), also Known as Human Harnesses TSO-C167
(06/09/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C168 Aviation Visual Distress Signals TSO-C168
(03/25/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C169a VHF Radio Communications Transceiver Equipment Operating within Radio Frequency Range 117.975 to 137.000 Megahertz TSO-C169a
(09/28/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C170 High Frequency (HF) Radio Communications Transceiver Equipment Operating within the Radio Frequency Range 1.5 to 30 Megahertz TSO-C170
(12/20/04)
 
CAN-TSO-C171 Aircraft Clamps TSO-C171
(05/02/05)
 
CAN-TSO-C172 Cargo Restraint Strap Assemblies TSO-C172
(04/13/11)
 
CAN-TSO-C173a Nickel-Cadmium, Nickel Metal-Hydride, and Lead-Acid Batteries TSO-C173a (03/15/13)  
CAN-TSO-C174 Battery Based Emergency Power Unit (BEPU) TSO-C174
(07/25/05)
 
CAN-TSO-C175 Galley Cart, containers and Associated Components TSO-C175
(11/04/05)
 
CAN-TSO-C176a Cockpit Image Recorder Equipment TSO-C176a (12/19/13)  
CAN-TSO-C177a Data Link Recorder Equipment TSO-C177a
(12/19/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C178 Single Phase 115 VAC, 400 Hz Arc Fault Circuit Breakers TSO-C178
(03/03/06)
 
CAN-TSO-C179a Permanently Installed Rechargeable Lithium Cells, Batteries and Battery Systems TSO-C179a
(04/19/11)
 
CAN-TSO-C184 Airplane Galley Insert Equipment, Electrical/Pressurized TSO-C184
(09/30/11)
 
CAN-TSO-C190 Active Airborne Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Antenna TSO-C190
(03/30/07)
 
CAN-TSO-C194 Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) TSO-C194
(12/17/08)
 
CAN-TSO-C195a Avionics Supporting Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast
(ADS-B) Aircraft Surveillance Applications (ASA)
TSO-C195a (02/29/12) 2016-03-23
CAN-TSO-C195b Avionics Supporting Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) Aircraft Surveillance Applications (ASA) TSO-C195b
(09/29/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C196b Airborne Supplemental Navigation Sensors for Global Positioning System Equipment using Aircraft-Based Augmentation TSO-C196b
(12/20/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C197 Information Collection and Monitoring Systems TSO-C197
(11/15/10)
 
CAN-TSO-C198 Automatic Flight Guidance and Control System (AFGCS) Equipment TSO-C198
(06/02/11)
 
CAN-TSO-C199 Traffic Awareness Beacon System (TABS) TSO-C199
(10/10/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C200 Airframe Low Frequency Underwater Locating Devices (Acoustic) (Self-Powered) TSO-C200
(06/26/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C201 Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) TSO-C201
(07/26/12)
 
CAN-TSO-C203 Fire Containment Covers (FCC) TSO-C203
(07/01/14)
 
CAN-TSO-C204 Circuit Card Assembly Functional Sensors using Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for Navigation and Non-Navigation Position/Velocity/Time Output TSO-C204
(12/20/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C205 Circuit Card Assembly Functional Class Delta Equipment Using The Satellite-Based Augmentation System for Navigation Applications TSO-C205
(12/20/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C206 Circuit Card Assembly Functional Sensors using Aircraft-Based Augmentation for Navigation and Non-Navigation Position/Velocity/Time Output TSO-C206
(12/20/13)
 
CAN-TSO-C207 Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System (AeroMACS) TSO-C207
(05/13/14)
 

Index 2

CAN-TSO
Number
 
Subject

 
ETSO
Number
 
Remains
Effective
Until
CAN-TSO-2C500a Combined ILS/MLS Airborne Receiving Equipment ETSO-2C500a
(24.10.03)
 
CAN-TSO-2C501 Mode S Aircraft Data Link Processor ETSO-2C501
(24.10.03)
 
CAN-TSO-2C502 Helicopter Crew and Passenger Integrated Immersion Suits ETSO-2C502
(18.07.06)
 
CAN-TSO-2C503 Helicopter Crew and Passenger Immersion Suits for Operations to or from Helidecks Located in a Hostile Sea Area ETSO-2C503
(18.07.06)
 
CAN-TSO-2C504 Helicopter Constant-Wear Lifejackets for Operations to or from Helidecks Located in a Hostile Sea Area ETSO-2C504
(18.07.06)
 
CAN-TSO-2C505 Helicopter Liferafts for Operations to and from Helidecks Located in a Hostile Sea Area ETSO-2C505
(18.07.06)
 
CAN-TSO-2C509 Light Aviation Secondary Surveillance Transponders (LAST) ETSO-2C509
(25-12-2007)
 
CAN-TSO-2C512 Portable Gaseous Oxygen Supply (PGOS) ETSO-2C512
(28/11/2008)
 
CAN-TSO-2C513 Tow Release ETSO-2C513
(28/11/2008)
 
CAN-TSO-2C514 Airborne Systems for Non-Required Telecommunication Services (in Non-Aeronautical Frequency Bands) (ASNRT) ETSO-2C514
(28/11/2008)
 

Index 3

CAN-TSO
Number
Subject
 
Effective
Date
CAN-TSO-3C503 Helicopter Passenger Transportation Suit Systems (HPTSS) 2015-01-23

CAN-TSO-3C503

Effective Date: 2015-01-23

RDIMS No.:      8690342 v4

Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO)

Subject:  Helicopter Passenger Transportation Suit Systems (HPTSS)

  1. 1.0 APPLICABILITY

    This Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) specifies the minimum performance standards (MPS) that Helicopter Passenger Transportation Suit Systems (HPTSS) shall meet for issuance of a design approval and in order to be identified with the applicable CAN-TSO marking.

    This CAN-TSO applies to suit systems intended to be worn by helicopter passengers during transportation over water where thermal protection may be required. The primary function of a suit system meeting this standard is to provide the helicopter passenger protection from the effects of cold water during the initial hours of immersion. Additionally, the suit system provides the wearer with floatation buoyancy in water, where the pertinent requirements of CAN-TSO-C13f have been incorporated into the standard specified in section 4 of this CAN-TSO.

  2. 2.0 AUTHORITY

    CAN-TSO standards in respect of aeronautical appliances or parts are issued pursuant to subsection 521.106(b) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR). Once issued, CAN-TSO standards may be listed in Airworthiness Manual (AWM) Chapter 537, Subchapter B, Canadian Technical Standard Orders.

  3. 3.0 REGULATORY

    Applicable regulations governing issuance of a CAN-TSO design approval for aeronautical appliances or parts are contained in Part V, Subpart 21 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR 521), Division III — Canadian Technical Standard Order (CAN-TSO) Design Approvals.

  4. 4.0 REQUIREMENTS

    (a) Helicopter Passenger Transportation Suit Systems approved under this CAN-TSO shall meet the MPS qualification and documentation requirements of the National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-65.17-2012 – Helicopter Passenger Transportation Suit Systems, published April 2012 by the Canadian General Standards Board, and the supplementary Identification and Marking requirements of Section 5 of this CAN-TSO.

    (b) The Flame Exposure requirements of par. 5.3.1 of CAN/CGSB-65.17-2012 shall only be considered applicable to the materials from which the Inflatable Buoyancy Element (as described in section 6 of this CAN-TSO) of the suit system is constructed.

  5. 5.0 IDENTIFICATION AND MARKING
    1. 5.1 General

      Each suit systems shall have identification and marking as specified in Part II, Subpart 1, section 201.10 of the CAR.

    2. 5.2 Specific
      1. (a) Each suit system shall be labelled, marked and placarded in accordance with the requirements of CAN/CGSB-65.17-2012.
      2. (b) For each component of a suit system that is easily removable (without hand tools) and for each subassembly of the suit system that may be interchangeable, the following identification information shall be individually labelled on each such component or subassembly:
        1. (1) the name, trademark or symbol identifying the manufacturer and, if the manufacturer is an entity, its legal name;
        2. (2) the manufacturer's approval number;
        3. (3) the component or subassembly part number;
        4. (4) the component or subassembly serial number or the date of manufacture; and
        5. (5) the lettering, "CAN-TSO-3C503".
  6. 6.0 HOW TO OBTAIN REFERENCED DOCUMENTS

    1. (a) Order CGSB documents from the Canadian General Standards Board, Sales Centre, Gatineau, Canada K1A 1G6.  Telephone 819-956-0425 or 1-800-665-2472.  Fax 819-956-5644.  E-mail at ncr.CGSB-ONGC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.  Web site http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/ongc-cgsb/index-eng.html.
    2. (b) Part II, Subpart 1 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR 201.10) can be found at the following link:  http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-96-433/page-23.html#h-73
    3. (c) Part V, Subpart 21 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR 521) can be found at the following link:  http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-96-433/page-124.html#h-541
    4. (d) Chapter 537 of the Airworthiness Manual - Airworthiness Standards Appliances and Parts can be found at the following link: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/regserv/cars/part5-standards-537-menu-3244.htm

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Blake Cheney
Chief, Aircraft Certification Standards
Civil Aviation

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