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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 604.01 from 2014-05-29 to 2018-12-11:

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Subpart.

    main base

    main base means a location where a private operator has personnel, aircraft and facilities for its operations and that is established as the principal place of business of the private operator. (base principale)

    PBN Manual

    PBN Manual means ICAO Document 9613, entitled Performance-based Navigation (PBN) Manual. (manuel PBN)

    special authorization

    special authorization means an authorization issued by the Minister under subsection 604.05(2) that permits the carrying out of an activity referred to in Division IV or an activity in respect of which the Minister has established requirements under subsection 604.74(1). (autorisation spéciale)


    sub-base means a location where a private operator has personnel and aircraft and from which operational control is exercised in accordance with the private operator’s operational control system. (base secondaire)

  • (2) For the purpose of interpreting a document incorporated by reference into this Subpart, unless the context requires otherwise,

    • (a) “should” and “must” shall be read as “shall”;

    • (b) “operator” and “aircraft operator” shall be read as “private operator”; and

    • (c) “authority”, “competent aviation authority” and “operating authority” shall be read as “Minister”.

  • SOR/2005-341, s. 5
  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18

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