Right of Way — Aircraft Manoeuvring on Water
602.20 (1) Where an aircraft on the water has another aircraft or a vessel on its right, the pilot-in-command of the first-mentioned aircraft shall give way.
(2) Where an aircraft on the water is approaching another aircraft or a vessel head-on, or approximately so, the pilot-in-command of the first-mentioned aircraft shall alter its heading to the right.
(3) The pilot-in-command of an aircraft that is overtaking another aircraft or a vessel on the water shall alter its heading to keep well clear of the other aircraft or the vessel.
Avoidance of Collision
602.21 No person shall operate an aircraft in such proximity to another aircraft as to create a risk of collision.
602.22 No person shall operate an aeroplane that is towing an object unless the aeroplane is equipped with a tow hook and release control mechanism.
- SOR/2006-77, s. 7.
Dropping of Objects
602.23 No person shall create a hazard to persons or property on the surface by dropping an object from an aircraft in flight.
602.24 No person shall operate an aircraft in formation with other aircraft except by pre-arrangement between
(a) the pilots-in-command of the aircraft; or
(b) where the flight is conducted within a control zone, the pilots-in-command and the appropriate air traffic control unit.
Entering or Leaving an Aircraft in Flight
602.25 (1) No person shall enter or leave an aircraft in flight except with the permission of the pilot-in-command of the aircraft.
(2) No pilot-in-command of an aircraft shall permit a person to enter or leave the aircraft during flight unless
(a) the person leaves for the purpose of making a parachute descent;
(b) the entering or leaving is permitted under section 702.19; or
(c) the flight is conducted in accordance with
(i) a special flight operations certificate-special aviation event issued under section 603.02, or
(ii) a special flight operations certificate issued under section 603.67.
- SOR/2006-77, s. 8.
602.26 Except where permitted in accordance with section 603.37, no pilot-in-command of an aircraft shall permit, and no person shall conduct, a parachute descent from the aircraft
(a) in or into controlled airspace or an air route; or
(b) over or into a built-up area or an open-air assembly of persons.
Aerobatic Manoeuvres — Prohibited Areas and Flight Conditions
602.27 No person operating an aircraft shall conduct aerobatic manoeuvres
(a) over a built-up area or an open-air assembly of persons;
(b) in controlled airspace, except in accordance with a special flight operations certificate issued pursuant to section 603.67;
(c) when flight visibility is less than three miles; or
(d) below 2,000 feet AGL, except in accordance with a special flight operations certificate issued pursuant to section 603.02 or 603.67.
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