Pursuant to paragraphs 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 Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Richmond, BC, to 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.
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 Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Richmond, BC, to conduct one landing and one take-off from the Save-on-Foods parking lot, 3510 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC, for the purpose of a promotional flight.
This authorization applies to Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Richmond, BC, when operating for the purpose of a promotional flight for Overwaitea Foods and Alaska Airlines in Victoria. BC.
This authorization is subject to the following conditions:
- The operation will take place on Sunday, March 30, 2003 between the hours of 1200 and 1300 local time, depending on suitable weather conditions.
- Operations will be conducted within the specified hours, under day ~ conditions, using AS355 type helicopter.
- 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 Save-on-Foods parking lot, 3510 Blanshard Street, Victoria, 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 profiles 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 conduct a power check immediately before commencing the operation, and the engine shall be at, or above, the manufacturers specifications.
- The aircraft shall be flown in compliance within the "Height- Velocity Diagram contained with the approved Aircraft Flight Manual.
- The aircraft indicated airspeed (IAS) be more than the safe single-engine speed (Vsse) when no suitable landing area is available.
- The aircraft shall be configured such that safe single engine flyaway is assured at all times.
- The landing zone is clearly marked, secured and access denied to all pedestrians and vehicular traffic.
- 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 are 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 .
- The operation shall be coordinated with the appropriate Air Traffic Control authority.
- A copy of this authority shall be carried on board the aircraft while operating in Canada.
The authorization is in effect until the earliest of the following:
- 1300 hours local time, British Columbia, on Sunday, March 30,2003;
- 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 27th day of March, 2003 on behalf of the Minister of Transport,
Originnal Signed By
Henk van Erkelens
Commercial and Business Aviation
for Minister of Transport
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