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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 604.116 from 2014-05-29 to 2020-12-08:

  •  (1) No person shall operate over land an aircraft operated by a private operator, other than an aircraft referred to in subsection 602.61(2), unless a survival manual is carried on board that contains information about how to survive on the ground and how to use the survival equipment that is carried on board to meet the requirements of subsection 602.61(1).

  • (2) No person shall operate over water an aircraft operated by a private operator unless a survival kit is carried on board that, in addition to meeting the requirement of paragraph 602.63(6)(c), contains

    • (a) a radar reflector;

    • (b) a life raft repair kit;

    • (c) a bailing bucket and a sponge;

    • (d) a whistle;

    • (e) a waterproof flashlight;

    • (f) a two-day supply of potable water — based on 500 millilitres per person per day and calculated using the overload capacity of the life raft — or a means of desalting or distilling salt water that can provide 500 millilitres of potable water per person per day;

    • (g) a waterproof survival manual that contains information about how to survive at sea;

    • (h) a first aid kit that contains antiseptic swabs, burn dressing compresses, bandages and motion sickness pills; and

    • (i) a pyrotechnic signalling device, or an aviation visual distress signal that has a marking, applied by the manufacturer, indicating that the signal meets the requirements of CAN‑TSO-C168, a signalling mirror and a dye marker for visually signalling distress.

  • SOR/2014-131, s. 18

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