AIS and Airspace Standards

This section is responsible for:

  • Developing, refining, and maintaining regulations, standards, and criteria covering the use of airspace and general aircraft operations in Canada
  • Approving changes to the structure and classification of Canadian Domestic Airspace
  • Developing procedures for IFR and VFR flight
  • Developing standards and criteria for instrument procedures
  • Developing standards for the lighting and marking of obstacles
  • Developing standards and procedures for such activities as mandatory-frequency procedures, simultaneous-runway operations, lazer and bright-light display, and heavy, scientific, unmanned balloon flights
  • Contributing to the development of international technical standards and procedures
  • Developing standards to permit the safe implementation and use of emerging technologies in Canadian Domestic Airspace
  • Developing and amending the technical content of those sections of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARS) for which the section is the Office of Primary Interest (OPI)

Note:

To obtain an electronic copy of the Criteria for the Development of Instrument Procedures (TP308/GPH209); please make the request at: TC.Flights.Standard-Normesdevol.TC@tc.gc.ca

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