Pursuant to paragraph 702.22(1)(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 Tasman Helicopters Ltd., 5455 Airport Road South, Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, BC, V7B 1B5 to conduct one take-off, approach and landing in an aircraft within a built-up area of a city or town at a place other than an airport or a military aerodrome.
Paragraph 702.22(1)(a) states that for the purpose of subsection 602.13(1), a person may conduct a take-off, approach or landing in an aircraft within a built-up area of a city or town at a place other than an airport or a military aerodrome, 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 allow Tasman Helicopters Ltd., 5455 Airport Road South, Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, BC, V7B 1B5 to conduct one landing and one take-off at the Bridge Studios, 2400 Boundary Road, City of Burnaby, BC, for the purpose of a motion picture production.
This authorization applies to Tasman Helicopters Ltd., 5455 Airport Road South, Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, BC, V7B 1B5 when operating for the purpose of a motion picture production in the City of Burnaby, BC.
This authorization is subject to the following conditions:
- The operation (landing) shall take place on Sunday, November 17, 2002, between the hours of 1500 and 1600 local time, and the departure shall take place on Monday, November 18, 2002; alternatively on Tuesday, November 19, 2002, between the hours of 0900 and 1600 local time, depending on suitable weather conditions.
- Operations shall be conducted within the specified hours, under DAY/VFR conditions, using BH12 type helicopters.
- The site of the operation shall be as depicted on the map submitted and held on file with Commercial and Business Aviation, Pacific Region; being the Bridge Studios, 2400 Boundary Road, City of Burnaby, BC.
- The local police authorities and municipalities concerned shall be informed of and acknowledge the operation.
- The aircraft shall at all times be flown along a flight path which, in case of an engine failure or other in-flight emergency necessitating an immediate landing, shall ensure a suitable (autorotational) landing site without endangering persons or property on the ground.
- The landing and take-off profile shall be arranged such that in the event of an engine failure, the aircraft can safely land without creating a hazard to persons or property on the ground, or can climb away single-engine.
- The aircraft shall be flown in compliance within the "Height-Velocity Diagram contained with the approved Aircraft Flight Manual.
- The aircraft indicated airspeed (IAS) shall be more than the safe single-engine speed (Vsse) when no suitable landing area is available.
- Approach and departure to/from the landing site shall be from/to the East at all times.
- The aircraft shall be configured such that safe single engine fly away shall be assured at all times.
- The landing zone shall be clearly marked, secured and access denied to all pedestrians and vehicular traffic.
- The aircraft shall remain clear of any Sky Train vehicle by not less than 500 feet at any time.
- The transit route to and from the Aerial Work site shall be flown in accordance with Canadian Aviation Regulation 602.14, Minimum Altitude and Distances.
- 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 helicopter and Ground Safety Coordinator.
- A copy of this authorization shall be carried on board the aircraft while operating in Canada.
The authorization is in effect until the earliest of the following:
- 1600 hours local time, British Columbia, on November 19, 2002;
- 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, Canada, this 14th day of November 2002, on behalf of the Minister of Transport.
This authorization supersedes and cancels the previous authorization dated November 7th, 2002.
Original Signed By:
Henk van Erkelens
Commercial and Business Aviation
for Minister of Transport
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