Canadian Aviation Regulations
406.03 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall operate a flight training service in Canada using an aeroplane or helicopter in Canada unless the person holds a flight training unit operator certificate that authorizes the person to operate the service and complies with the conditions and operations specifications set out in the certificate.
(2) A person who does not hold a flight training unit operator certificate may operate a flight training service if
(a) the person holds a private operator registration document or an air operator certificate, the aircraft used for training — in the case of the holder of an air operator certificate — is specified in the air operator certificate, and the training is other than toward obtaining a pilot permit — recreational, a private pilot licence, a commercial pilot licence or a flight instructor rating; or
(b) the trainee is
(i) the owner, or a member of the family of the owner, of the aircraft used for training,
(ii) a director of a corporation that owns the aircraft used for training, and the training is other than toward obtaining a pilot permit — recreational or a private pilot licence, or
(iii) using an aircraft that has been obtained from a person who is at arm’s length from the flight instructor, and the training is other than toward obtaining a pilot permit — recreational or a private pilot licence.
(3) In the case of flight training conducted under subparagraph (2)(b)(iii), the flight instructor shall
(a) notify the Minister in writing of
(i) the name and address of the person to receive the training,
(ii) the registration of the aircraft to be used,
(iii) the type of training to be conducted,
(iv) the location of the training operations, and
(v) the name and licence number of the flight instructor; and
(b) provide the information to the Minister
(i) prior to commencing training operations,
(ii) within 10 working days after any change to the information, and
(iii) when the training is discontinued.
- SOR/2003-129, s. 10
- SOR/2014-131, s. 10
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