Operations Specification 612

SUBJECT: TERMINAL AND EN ROUTE AREA NAVIGATION OPERATIONS (RNAV 1 AND 2)

AUTHORIZATION

1. This operations specification is issued pursuant to the subparagraph of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) referred to in section 3 of this operations specification. The air operator is authorized to conduct operations in RNAV 1 and 2 airspace provided that the provisions of this operations specification are met.

CONDITIONS

2. The requirements for authorization to operate in RNAV 1 and 2 airspace are as follows:

  1. The aircraft
    1. is equipped with an RNAV system capable of:
      1. meeting a position accuracy of +/- 1 NM or better for 95% of the total flight time in RNAV 1 airspace; and
      2. meeting a position accuracy of +/- 2 NM or better for 95% of the total flight time in RNAV 2 airspace;
    2. meets the operational and functional performance criteria of:
      1. FAA Advisory Circular 90-96A, Approval of U.S. Operators and Aircraft to operate under instrument flight rules in European Airspace designated for Basic Area Navigation (B-RNAV) and Precision Area Navigation (P-RNAV); and/or
      2. FAA Advisory Circular No. 90-100A, U.S. Terminal and En Route Area Navigation (RNAV) Operations; and/or
      3. JAA TGL No. 10 Rev 1: Airworthiness and Operational Approval for Precision RNAV Operations in Designated European Airspace;< and
    3. meets the operational and functional performance criteria of the ICAO Performance Based Navigation Manual, Third Edition 2008, Vol II, Part B, Chapter 3, Tables II-B-3-1 and II-B-3-2.
  2. Company Operations Manual
    The air operator shall establish procedures in its Company Operations Manual for the guidance of its personnel and any other procedures related to the conduct of RNAV 1 and 2 operations that are necessary for safe operations. These procedures shall include at least a system description and any limitations; the operational aspects, including normal, abnormal and emergency operations; and any effects or dependences on other aircraft systems.

CANADIAN AVIATION REGULATIONS

3. This operations specification is issued pursuant to:

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AIRCRAFT

4. Subject to the restriction(s) referred to in section 5 of this operations specification, the reference number(s) for the appropriate aircraft type(s) as listed in part II of this air operator certificate are:

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RESTRICTION(S)

5. This authorization is limited to the following specific series and/or specific aircraft registration(s), if applicable:

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TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

6. The applicable training requirements are contained in Commercial Air Service Standards 722.76(15), 723.98(21), 724.115(22) or 725.124(27), as applicable to the Canadian Aviation Regulations Subpart identified in section 3 of this operations specification. The air operator shall provide training to personnel involved with RNAV 1 and 2 operations that addresses at least the following:

  1. the operation of the area navigation systems by flight crew in accordance with the training requirements set out in the subsection of the Commercial Air Services Standards, and;
  2. initial and recurrent approved training programs specific to RNAV 1 and 2 that ensure that each flight crew member and operational control personnel are proficient in the following areas:
    1. flight planning for RNAV 1 and 2 airspace;
    2. navigation performance requirements for RNAV 1 and 2 airspace;
    3. terminal and en route procedures for RNAV 1 and 2 airspace; and
    4. contingency procedures for RNAV 1 and 2 airspace.

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Date of Issue

2010.07.14  
     PREV~Supersedes the one dated : PREV~

For Minister of Transport

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