Pursuant to paragraph 702.22(2)(a) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations and after taking into account that the authorization is in the public interest and is not likely to affect aviation safety, I hereby authorize Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Richmond, B.C., to operate a helicopter over a built-up area at altitudes and distances less than those specified in paragraph 602.14(2)(a).
Paragraph 702.22(2)(a) states that for the purpose of subsection 602.15(2)(a) a person may operate an aircraft over a built-up area at altitudes and distances less than those specified in paragraph 602.14(2)(a), if the person has an authorization from the Minister or is authorized to do so in an air operator certificate.
The purpose of this authorization is to permit Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Richmond, B.C., to operate a helicopter at altitudes and distances less than those specified in paragraph 602.14(2)(a), within the built-up area of the Municipality of Oak Bay, B.C.
This authorization applies only to Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Richmond, B.C., when operating for the purpose of aerial photography operations for the motion picture production “In the land of Woman” over the Municipality of Oak Bay, B.C.
This authorization is subject to the following conditions:
- The operation shall take place on Saturday, June 18, 2005, alternatively on Sunday, June 19, 2005, or Monday June 20, 2005 between the hours of 10:00 and 20:00 Daylight Savings Time, depending on suitable weather conditions.
- Operations shall be conducted within the specified hours, under VFR conditions, using an AS355 type helicopter.
- The pilot shall be Mr. Jim Filippone, License No. 259531.
- The area of the operation shall be as depicted on the map submitted and held on file with Commercial and Business Aviation, Pacific Region; being that area bordered by:
North: Cadboro Bay;
East: The Shoreline;
South: Oak Bay Marina; and
West: Southwestern tip of the Uplands Golf Course
in the Municipality of Oak Bay, B.C.
- The aircraft shall conduct a power check immediately before commencing the operation, and the engines shall be at, or above, the manufacturers specifications.
- The aircraft shall be flown in compliance within the “Height-Velocity” Diagram contained within the approved Aircraft Flight Manual.
- The aircraft shall be configured such that safe single engine fly away is assured at all times.
- When exercising the privileges of this Authorization, the height of the aircraft shall never be less than 300 feet above ground level (AGL).
- All personnel involved shall be briefed on the operation, safety precautions and emergency procedures before flight operations commence.
- Persons carried on board the helicopter shall be limited to essential crew only.
- Radio communications shall be established between the helicopters and Ground Safety Coordinator.
- The local police authorities and municipalities concerned shall be informed of and acknowledge the operation.
- The transit route to and from the site as under (d) above, shall be flown in accordance with Canadian Aviation Regulation 602.14, Minimun Altitude and Distances.
- A copy of this authority shall be carried on board the aircraft while operating in Canada.
- The operation shall be coordinated with the appropriate Air Traffic Control authority.
- The company shall comply with the Commercial Air Service Standards as required under CAR 702.22(2)(b).
The authorization is in effect until the earliest of the following:
- 20:00 hours Pacific Daylight Savings Time on Monday, June 20, 2005;
- The date on which any of the conditions set out in this authorization is breached; or
- The date on which this authorization is cancelled, in writing, by the Minister, where he is of the opinion that it is no longer in the public interest, or that it is likely to affect aviation safety.
Dated at Vancouver, BC, this 16th Day of June 2005 on behalf of the Minister of Transport.
Henk van Erkelens
Commercial and Business Aviation
for Minister of Transport
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