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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 602.153 from 2006-03-22 to 2008-09-04:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall operate a Chapter 2 aeroplane that was imported into Canada after August 1, 1995, unless the aeroplane

    • (a) is operated only for the purpose of northern operations and no Canadian aeroplane is available that is suitable for operation on a gravel runway;

    • (b) is operated as a replacement for an aeroplane that was included as part of the operator’s original base level and that was removed from service and was not transferred to another operator; or

    • (c) was imported from the United States and the operator meets the applicable requirements respecting the phase-in of Chapter 3 aeroplanes set out in Part 91 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a Chapter 2 aeroplane that is owned by a Canadian operator and that was leased to a foreign operator on August 1, 1995, where the aeroplane

    • (a) was reported to the Minister in writing as part of the operator’s original base level pursuant to subsection 6(1) of the Order; and

    • (b) is returned to Canada not later than six months after the date of the expiration of the lease agreement or of any extensions thereof.

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