Approved Check Pilot (ACP) and Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) Bulletins

Approved Check Pilot (ACP) and Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) bulletins help the civil aviation community keep up to date with changes to policy and procedures.

Bulletins remain in effect until cancelled or integrated into the applicable guidance document(s) at the next amendment cycle.

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Sign up for Transport Canada’s Civil Aviation e-Bulletin to receive an immediate email alert whenever a new ACP or AQP bulletin is released.

Supplementing hard-copy manuals and flight test guides

These bulletins may be printed on contrasting paper such as blue paper to be inserted in your manuals and flight test guides for your convenience.

Active bulletins

Bulletin number Date Subject
03/19 2019-10-22 Revisions to Helicopter Flight Test Guide
02/19 2019-10-08 Removal of Circling Minima at Major International Airports in Canada
01/19 2019-04-15 ACP Type A (VFR-only) – Practical Training Requirements (Initial Course)
03/18 2018-12-17 Changes to ACP and AQPE Monitor Checks
02/18 2018-11-11 Helicopter PPC Assessments
01/18 2018-04-17 Helicopter ACPs – Maximum aircraft types on an accreditation, recency requirements, and maximum number of VFR flight checks per day
02/17 2017-11-28 'PPC Valid To' Date on the Flight Test Report - Pilot Proficiency Check (i.e., Forms 26-0249 and 26-0279), Scripted PPCs and ACP Forms
(Revision 1)
2017-04-05 Approved Check Pilot (ACP) Manual (10th Edition)
(Revision 1)
2016-02-22 Instrument Rating - Exemption to CAR 401.03(1)(b) and CAR 401.48 (NCR 040-2015)
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