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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 605.15 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-06-29:

  •  (1) No person shall conduct a take-off in a power-driven aircraft for the purpose of VFR OTT flight unless it is equipped with

    • (a) the equipment referred to in paragraphs 605.14(c) to (j);

    • (b) a sensitive altimeter adjustable for barometric pressure;

    • (c) a means of preventing malfunction caused by icing for each airspeed indicating system;

    • (d) a gyroscopic direction indicator or a stabilized magnetic direction indicator;

    • (e) an attitude indicator;

    • (f) subject to subsection (2), a turn and slip indicator or turn coordinator;

    • (g) where the aircraft is to be operated within the Northern Domestic Airspace, a means of establishing direction that is not dependent on a magnetic source;

    • (h) radiocommunication equipment adequate to permit two-way communication on the appropriate frequency; and

    • (i) radio navigation equipment adequate to permit the aircraft to be navigated safely.

  • (2) Where the aircraft is equipped with a standby attitude indicator that is usable through flight attitudes of 360 degrees of pitch and roll for an aeroplane, or ± 80 degrees of pitch and ± 120 degrees of roll for a helicopter, the aircraft may be equipped with a slip-skid indicator in lieu of a turn and slip indicator or turn coordinator.

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