CD, DVD and VHS Publications

Transport Canada publishes a variety of information related to its many activities and responsibilities.

This section provides information and resources to help you find Transport Canada publications and reports, as well as links to other documents related to transportation.

The Forms Catalogue provides access to a number of departmental forms. Canadian Transportation Resource Guides are available through Transport Canada's library services      

Note: indicates there is a cost to order a physical copy (paper or other). Publications may be available electronically.

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CD

  • TP 185 Aviation Safety Letter - CD-ROM 
    TP 185 is available to order
    This CD-ROM contains all English and French issues of the Aviation Safety Letter (TP 185) from 1973 to 2010. All these back isues are in PDF format only. The search function makes this an invaluable training tool for flight schools and training departments. More information about Aviation Safety Letter.

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  • TP 202 Aviation Safety Vortex - CD-ROM 
    TP 202 is available to order
    This CD-ROM contains all English and French issues of the Aviation Safety Vortex (TP 202) from 1976 to 2004. All these back isues are in PDF format only. The search function makes this an invaluable training tool for flight schools and training departments. More information about Aviation Safety Vortex.

  • TP 2076 Instrument Procedures Manual - CD-ROM 
    TP 2076 is available to order
    This publication is no longer available.

  • TP 2228 Take Five...for Safety - CD-ROM 
    TP 2228 is available to order
    This CD-ROM contains the first 27 issues of the English and French "Take Five... for safety" series of publications, in PDF format, including: 178 Seconds; Aircraft

  • TP 3658 Aviation Safety Maintainer - CD-ROM 
    TP 3658 is available to order
    This CD-ROM contains all English and French issues of the Aviation Safety Maintainer (TP 3658) from 1982 to 2004. All these back isues are in PDF format only. The search function makes this an invaluable training tool for flight schools and training departments. More information about Aviation Safety Maintainer.

  • TP 7317 Aviation Safety Ultralight & Balloon - CD-ROM 
    TP 7317 is available to order
    This CD-ROM contains all English and French issues of the Aviation Safety Ultralight & Balloon Letter (TP 7317) from 1985 to 2001. All these back isues are in PDF format only. The search function makes this an invaluable training tool for flight schools and training departments. More information about Aviation Safety Ultralight & Balloon.

  • TP 10643 When in Doubt...Small and Large Aircraft, Aircraft Critical Surface Contamination Training - CD-ROM 
    TP 10643 is available to order
    This CD contains a workbook and two videos on aircraft critical surface contamination training for flight crews (generic de-icing/anti-icing procedures). Length 17:55 (large) and 18:13 (small). Formerly specific to aircrew, the 7th edition of the workbook now includes training for groundcrew and sample examination questions, and replaces TP 10647 and TP 10615.

  • TP 13402 Smart Seating - CD-ROM 
    TP 13402 is available to order
    The video was produced in response to a request from the Advisory Committee on Accessible Transportation (ACAT) and is designed to assist travellers with disabilities in making informed choices when making requests for seating arrangements when they fly. Each version includes open captioning (text style). The English version includes a cameo for American Sign Language while the French version includes a cameo for Quebec Sign Language.

  • TP 13623 Airspace and GPS Awareness Tools - CD-ROM 
    TP 13623 is available to order
    This CD contains the video "A Simple Mistake: At An Uncontrolled Aerodrome, You Are in Control" and includes the following bonus materials: VFR & IFR posters, Aviation Safety Letter articles, Take Five, a PowerPoint presentation and more. (19 min.) -- A Simple Mistake is a dramatic simulation of a fatal accident caused by two simple and, unfortunately, common mistakes: one, a procedural error, and the other, an error of omission. Two small aircraft collide at an uncontrolled aerodrome in Northern Saskatchewan and five lives are lost. The video covers procedures that must be followed in order to ensure an acceptable level of safety in aircraft operations at an uncontrolled aerodrome. The lessons to be found in this video, although initially targeting general aviation, apply equally to all operations.

  • TP 13655 Situational Awareness - Preventing Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - CD-ROM 
    TP 13655 is available to order
    A video designed to alert you to the conditions and risks specific to controlled flight into terrain in order to improve your awareness of exactly where you are and what is going on around you during flight.

  • TP 13658 NASA Tailplane Icing - CD-ROM 
    TP 13658 is available to order
    The Tailplane Icing video provides information about ice contaminated horizontal stabilizers and is intended for pilots who may encounter in-flight icing. The video presents a physical description of the tailplane icing problem, symptoms of ice contamination, and suggests recovery procedures.

  • TP 13838 Night VFR Prevention Tools - CD-ROM 
    TP 13838 is available to order
    In this safety video concerning Night Visual Flight Rules (NVFR), black-hole illusion, somatogravic illusion and other traps and challenges facing pilots flying VFR at night are discussed and illustrated. The video also contains some recommended procedures and practices that will assist pilots in making their night VFR flights as safe as possible. This CD also includes the following materials: NVFR poster, articles published in the aviation safety newsletters, a brochure, a PowerPoint presentation and more.

  • TP 13876 Weather to Fly - CD-ROM 
    TP 13876 is available to order
    The Weather to Fly two CD set contains a series of 26, two minute video vignettes aimed at general aviation pilots and the general public. The aim of these vignettes is to promote safe flying and how weather affects flight conditions and is a factor in every flight.

  • TP 13897 Pilot Decision-Making - CD-ROM 
    TP 13897 is available to order
    Distributed exclusively via CD-ROM, the goal of this education package is to help pilots make better decisions by introducing them to the concepts, principles and practices of good decision-making. The two (2) CD-ROMs contain: lesson plans, slides and three (3) TC videos to enhance the learning experience. Only available in Canada.

  • TP 13901 Occupational Heath and Safety On Board Smaller Aircraft: It's Everyone's Concern - CD-ROM 
    TP 13901 is available to order
    Overview of OH&S for smaller aircraft. Only available in Canada.

  • TP 13914 Danger on the Runway - CD-ROM 
    TP 13914 is available to order
    This video was produced by the joint Transport Canada

  • TP 14041 Icing for General Aviation Pilots - CD-ROM 
    TP 14041 is available to order
    The Icing for General Aviation Pilots two CD set presents practical information to help pilots avoid and detect ice, minimize exposure, and safely exit icing conditions during each phase of flight. The effects of icing on aircraft performance and recovery procedures are also discussed. This video was written and produced as a collaborative effort between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA) Air Safety Foundation, with French language adaptation by Transport Canada Civil Aviation.

  • TP 14123 Aviation Maintenance Tool Management - CD-ROM 
    TP 14123 is available to order
    This educational package aimed at the aerospace industry, is to be used in the teaching of methods to control Foreign Object Damage (FOD) in the various working environment that aircraft engineers and technicians work in. This CD-ROM contains a PowerPoint presentation and the video "Foreign Object Damage" (TP 14087)

  • TP 14181 System Safety Winter Briefing Kit - Kit 
    TP 14181 is available to order
    This fourteen CD-ROM collection contains various promotional products produced by System Safety headquarters and regional offices. This package is primarily designed to provide the regional System Safety Specialists with a central bank of materials for the regional safety briefings. However, this collection could well serve industry in setting up their own safety briefings. 1. Runway Surface and Aircraft Performance: Articles: Aviation Safety Letter (PDF); Brochure: Flying With Skis - TP 4883E (PDF); PowerPoint: Runway Surface Condition Report; Video: Foreign Object Damage - TP 14123B. 2. Icing-Awareness and Training: Articles: Aviation Safety Letter & Vortex (PDF); PowerPoint: Winter Flying; Video: Plane Talk on Ice - TP 14189E; Video: When in Doubt. Small and Large Aircraft - TP 10643E-5; Workbook: When in Doubt... Small and Large Aircraft-Aircraft Critical Surface Contamination Training - TP 10643E (PDF): Video: When in Doubt. Ground Crew - TP 10647E-5; Workbook: When in Doubt... Ground Crew-Aircraft Critical Surface Contamination Training - TP 10647E (PDF): Video: NASA Tail Plane Icing - TP 13658E-1; Video: Icing for General Aviation Pilots - TP 14041-2E (Part I & II). 3. Meteorology and Miscellaneous Winter Flying Hazards: Articles: Aviation Safety Letter & Vortex (PDF): Take 5: Winter Tips - TP 2228E-12 (PDF); Video: Through the Overcast - TP 14185E-1 (Part I, II & III). 4. Medical and Human Factors: Articles: Aviation Safety Letter & Vortex (PDF); Poster: Dressed for Survival - TP 5306E (PDF); Video: Situational Awareness: Preventing Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - TP 13655E-3

  • TP 14185 Through the Overcast - 3 set CD-ROM 
    TP 14185 is available to order
    "Through the Overcast" is a series of 11 aviation safety vignettes, varying in length between 5 and 6 minutes each, which was produced in 1997 by Ted Rankine Productions, for the National Search & Rescue Secretariat and Transport Canada. The aim of the vignettes is to promote safe practices for all sectors of the aviation industry, and to prevent accidents and incidents. By reducing the number of occurrences, the clips help also in preserving our national search and rescue resources. The clips feature Mr. Mike Doiron, who was the Regional Manager for System Safety, Transport Canada Atlantic Region, at the time of filming. Mr. Doiron is widely recognized as a champion of aviation safety in Canada, and he is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Moncton Flight College.

  • TP 14189 Icing - Awareness and Training - CD-ROM 
    TP 14189 is available to order
    A group of concerned professionals - airline pilots, light airplane pilots, helicopter pilots, flight attendants and ground crew - has gathered in a hangar to talk about ice contamination and ways of dealing with it. The group discusses such things as poor crew communications, stress, inadequate ground procedures, corporate pressure and the effects of contamination on aerodynamics. This CD-ROM contains the video "Plane Talk on Ice" and also includes the following materials: aviation safety newsletters articles, a PowerPoint presentation on winter flying, all of which speaks to various aspects of runway conditions or aircraft performance during winter operations.

  • TP 14191 The 17th Annual FAA/CAA/Transport Canada Safety Management in Aviation Maintenance Symposium - CD-ROM 
    TP 14191 is available to order
    A collection of the papers, presentations, questions and answers, from the 17th annual FAA/CAA/Transport Canada Safety Management in Aviation Maintenance Symposium: Integrating Human Factors Principles which took place in Toronto Ontario, September 16-18, 2003. Some of the material is produced by organizations not subject to the Official Languages Act and is available only in the language in which it was presented.

  • TP 14623 Aviation Occupational Health and Safety - CD-ROM 
    TP 14623 is available to order
    This CD-ROM highlights major changes to the Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

  • TP 15038 Introduction to Safety Management Systems Training Course - CD-ROM 
    TP 15038 is available to order
    This CD is an interactive e-learning training course introducing Safety Management Systems; the concepts and principles. It contains modules and review quizzes and will take approximately 4.5 hours to complete. The final examination is only available to Transport Canada Civil Aviation delegated officers and is only available within the Civil Aviation Examination System (CAES).

DVD

  • TP 2233 Living With Vortices - DVD (NTSC) 
    TP 2233 is available to order
    An explanation of wake turbulence, using computer graphics, and a presentation of recommended pilot avoidance procedures for takeoff and landing.

  • TP 13009 Seek Out, Speak Out, Wipe Out - DVD 
    TP 13009 is available to order
    A captivating 24 minute video produced by Transport Canada Civil Aviation. The aviation community discusses the problems, risks and ways to avoid unapproved aircraft parts. Only available in North America.

  • TP 13262 The Deciding Factor: MEL Training - DVD 
    TP 13262 is available to order
    This Minimum Equipment List (MEL) Training DVD describe the importance of the MEL. It outlines the guidelines behind the MEL and gives the instructor of the course the tools to transfer this information to the end users.

  • TP 13609 Flying Without Flight Attendants: The Air & Ground Rules - DVD (NTSC) 
    TP 13609 is available to order
    The video Flying Without Flight Attendants: the Ground (and Air) Rules is 15 minutes long and is targeted to all crews and passengers of commercial aircraft that are not required to have a flight attendant. This generally means all commercial aircraft with less than 20 passengers. It discusses important safety aspects in and around the aircraft. It is ideal for showing in passenger and crew lounges prior to departure, or for companies whose employees travel often in small aircraft.

  • TP 13623 A Simple Mistake: At an Uncontrolled Aerodrome, You are in control - DVD 
    TP 13623 is available to order
    A Simple Mistake is a dramatic simulation of a fatal accident caused by two simple and, unfortunately, common mistakes: one, a procedural error, and the other, an error of omission. Two small aircraft collide at an uncontrolled aerodrome in Northern Saskatchewan and five lives are lost. The video covers procedures that must be followed in order to ensure an acceptable level of safety in aircraft operations at an uncontrolled aerodrome. The lessons to be found in this video, although initially targeting general aviation, apply equally to all operations.

  • TP 13632 Helicopter Risk Management: Not Another Safety Film - DVD 
    TP 13632 is available to order
    A dramatic simulation of the triangular relationship between the customer, the helicopter operator and the pilot. It shows the different pressures placed on the pilot and the ways in which the pilot may needlessly become the victim of the other two. Only available in Canada.

  • TP 13649 BLEVE Response and Prevention - DVD 
    TP 13649 is available to order
    The video concentrates on addressing critical safety issues affecting emergency responders by providing answers to common questions regarding accidents involving fire impingement of pressure liquefied gas tanks and BLEVEs. Typical questions addressed include: What is a BLEVE and its hazards? What is a safe distance for emergency responders when a fire is close to a pressure tank? How much water is required to keep a tank cool? Does there have to be a fire for a BLEVE to occur? The video sequences include 3-D animation and film footage of complete BLEVE scenarios, followed by more detailed examination of specific parameters using animated graphics.

  • TP 13654 Skylink Metro III: Links in the Chain - DVD (NTSC) 
    TP 13654 is available to order
    This video is in NTSC format, used predominately in North America. For more information regarding video formats please consult FAQs. A recreation of the final moments of Skylink Flight 070, a Fairchild Metro III that crashed at the Terrace Airport in British Columbia on September 26, 1989, killing all seven people on board. It deals with physiological and psychological factors that affected the crew and ultimately led to the accident.

  • TP 13658 NASA Tailplane Icing - DVD 
    TP 13658 is available to order
    The Tailplane Icing video provides information about ice contaminated horizontal stabilizers and is intended for pilots who may encounter in-flight icing. The video presents a physical description of the tailplane icing problem, symptoms of ice contamination, and suggests recovery procedures.

  • TP 13675 Service Difficulty Reporting: "...Keeping You in the Loop" - DVD 
    TP 13675 is available to order
    Introduction to the Service Difficulty Reporting program. Only available in Canada.

  • TP 13689 Crew Resources Management - Facilitator - DVD 
    TP 13689 is available to order
    The goal of this educational DVD is to gain a greater awareness of the concepts, philosophies and objectives of crew resource management training, to enable participants to use more crew resource management tools and to enhance participants' to use their most valuable resource – themselves. This DVD contains: the facilitator’s notes; a copy of the participant workbook; a video; and a PowerPoint presentation. Users can easily customize these materials to meet their particular needs. Only available in North America.

  • TP 13870 Crossed Paths - DVD (NTSC) 
    TP 13870 is available to order
    An 18 minute general awareness video describing the nature and extent of the aircraft wildlife interaction problem. It provides some solutions for aerodrome operators, ATC staff and flight crews

  • TP 13918 406 MHz... The Next Generation ELT - DVD (NTSC) 
    TP 13918 is available to order
    This video was produced by Transport Canada on behalf of the National Search and Rescue Secretariat (NSS) on its efforts to sensitize aircraft owners to upgrade their older 121.5 MHz ELTs to the newer 406 MHz technology. Please note that this video was produced in 2002. While some of its content is historical and dated, it still provides good basic information that is beneficial to Canadian pilots and aviation professionals.

  • TP 13918 406 MHz... The Next Generation ELT - DVD (PAL/SECAM) 
    TP 13918 is available to order
    This video was produced by Transport Canada on behalf of the National Search and Rescue Secretariat (NSS) on its efforts to sensitize aircraft owners to upgrade their older 121.5 MHz ELTs to the newer 406 MHz technology. Please note that this video was produced in 2002. While some of its content is historical and dated, it still provides good basic information that is beneficial to Canadian pilots and aviation professionals.

  • TP 14041 Icing for General Aviation Pilots - DVD 
    TP 14041 is available to order
    Icing for General Aviation Pilots presents practical information to help pilots avoid and detect ice, minimize exposure, and safely exit icing conditions during each phase of flight. The effects of icing on aircraft performance and recovery procedures are also discussed. This video was written and produced as a collaborative effort between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA) Air Safety Foundation, with French language adaptation by Transport Canada Civil Aviation.

  • TP 14334 Keep Your Eyes on the Hook! Helicopter External Load Operations-Ground Crew Safety - DVD 
    TP 14334 is available to order
    This DVD is to sensitize ground crews to the hazards of working in and around helicopters involved in external load operations.

  • TP 14342 Supercooled Large Droplet Icing - DVD 
    TP 14342 is available to order
    Topics covered include how SLD icing conditions are different and exceed those required for aircraft certification; potential performance and handling hazards associated with SLD ice accretions; visual cues from the flight deck to aid early detection and escape; and finally where and how SLD forms in the atmosphere to better anticipate this condition

  • TP 14691 Evaluating Crew Resources Management Video - DVD 
    TP 14691 is available to order
    Seven short training videos highlighting the techniques and methods for evaluating Crew Resource Management (CRM) were originally developed as part of a training program for Transport Canada Inspectors on evaluating CRM skills and monitoring Approved Check Pilots (ACPs) conducting flight checks, as well as a training aid for ACPs following the introduction of the requirement to evaluate CRM competencies during flight checks. This DVD contains 2 videos demonstrating debriefing CRM issues after a flight check (one using a facilitated debriefing method), and 5 in flight scenarios set in a C550 simulator with specific CRM themes for discussion

  • TP 15067 Floatplane Safety - DVD 
    TP 15067 is available to order
    This DVD underlines important information that operators are obliged to communicate to passengers during the pre-flight briefings. This can assist with the regulatory requirement for a pre-flight safety briefing by underlining the importance of safety.

  • TP 15166 Collision Course - DVD 
    TP 15166 is available to order
    This video provides a brief overview of the bird & wildlife strike issue and directs viewers to additional resource materials. Wildlife hazards are examined in great detail and strategies pilots can employ in the event of a wildlife strike are explained and promoted.

  • TP 15171 SMALL AIRCRAFT PASSENGER GUIDELINES - DVD 
    TP 15171 is available to order
    This video is ideal for showing in passenger and crew lounges prior to departure or for companies whose employees travel often in small aircraft. This video is targeted to all crews and passengers of commercial aircraft that are not required to have a flight attendant. It discusses important safety aspects in and around the aircraft.

VHS

  • TP 13868 Not in My Backyard - VHS (NTSC) 
    TP 13868 is available to order
    A 15 minute video designed to provide information on the siting of landfills to airport operators, municipal authorities, and people from the waste disposal industry.

  • TP 13869 There is Something Out There at the airport - VHS (NTSC) 
    TP 13869 is available to order
    A training video for aerodrome operators which provides some background on the nature and extent of the aircraft-wildlife interaction problem and presents a range of solutions for aerodrome operators.

  • TP 13870 Crossed Paths - VHS (NTSC) 
    TP 13870 is available to order
    A 18 minute general awareness video describing the nature and extent of the aircraft-wildlife intraction problem. It provides some solutions for aerodrome operators, ATC staff and flight crews.

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