Pursuant to paragraphs 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, BC, V7B 1B5 to operate an aircraft over a built-up area at 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 allow Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Richmond, BC, V7B 1B5 to conduct aerial operations at altitudes of less than 1000 feet above and less than 500 feet horizontal distance from the highest obstacle at the Aerial Work site immediately South West of, but including, the address at 5365 Seaside Place, City of West Vancouver, BC., for the purpose of aerial photography for the feature film "First to Die".
This authorization applies to Helijet International Inc., 5911 Airport Road South, Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, BC, V7B 1B5 when operating for the purpose of aerial photography over the City of West Vancouver, BC.
This authorization is subject to the following conditions:
- The operation will take place on Monday, October 21, 2002 alternatively on Tuesday, October 22, 2002 between the hours of 1200 and 1800 local time, depending on suitable weather conditions.
- Operations will be conducted within the specified hours, under DAY/VFR conditions, using a AS355 type helicopter.
- The site of the operation shall be the Aerial Work zone as depicted on the map submitted and held on file with Commercial and Business Aviation, Pacific Region; being the zone immediately South West of, but including, the address at 5365 Seaside Place, West Vancouver, 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, or on the water.
- 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 fly away is assured at all times.
- The aircraft shall remain clear of all property other than the property located at 5365 Seaside Place, City of West Vancouver, BC.
- When over land, the altitude shall not be less than 50 feet above the residence at 5365 Seaside Place, City of West Vancouver, BC, at any time.
- When over land, no hover operations are allowed at any time.
- The aircraft shall remain clear of all vessels or crafts by not less than 200 feet.
- 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.
- 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:
- 1800 hours local time, British Columbia, on Tuesday, October 22, 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 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 16th day of October 2002 on behalf of the Minister of Transport.
Henk van Erkelens
Commercial and Business Aviation for Minister of Transport
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