Pursuant to subsection 5.9(2) of the Aeronautics Act, and after taking into account that the exemption is in the public interest and is not likely to affect aviation safety, I hereby exempt pilots who hold a United Arab Emirates Military pilot licence when receiving type rating training and Surveillance Flight Training on DH8 aircraft owned and operated by PAL Aerospace Ltd., from the requirement set out in paragraphs 401.03(1)(a), (b), (c) & (d) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), subject to the conditions set out below.
Paragraphs 401.03(1)(a), (b), (c) & (d) state thatsubject to subsection (2), no person shall act as a flight crewmember or exercise the privileges of a flight crew permit, licence or rating unless
(a) the person holds the appropriate permit, licence or rating;
(b) the permit, licence or rating is valid;
(c) the person holds the appropriate medical certificate; and
(d) the person can produce the permit, licence or rating, and the certificate, when exercising those privileges.
This exemption will permit United Arab Emirates military pilots, who are acting on behalf of the government of the United Arab Emirates, to act as a flight crew member in a Canadian registered DH8 aircraft, to receive type rating training and Surveillance Flight Training, with PAL Aerospace Ltd., P.O. Box 29030, Hangar 4, St. John’s International Airport, St. John’s Newfoundland, A1A 5B5, without having a civilian flight crew permit, licence or rating or foreign licence validation certificate.
This exemption applies to a pilot who holds a valid United Arab Emirates Military pilot licence and Medical Certificate when receiving type rating training and Surveillance Flight Training conducted by PAL Aerospace Training Captains on DH8 aircraft owned by PAL Aerospace Ltd.
This exemption is subject to the following conditions:
1. The pilot shall hold a valid United Arab Emirates military pilot licence and Medical Certificate.
2. The pilot shall be trained to meet PPC requirements in accordance with PAL Aerospace Ltd. Company Operations Manual.
3. The pilot shall act as First Officer.
4. The pilot shall carry a copy of this exemption while operating the aircraft and the exemption shall form part of the licensing documents carried by the pilot.
5. The pilot-in-command duties shall be exercised at all times by PAL Aerospace Ltd Training Captains.
6. The flight shall be operated in accordance with the guidelines of Level B Captain and First Officer flight training for low level Maritime Surveillance and SAR techniques set out in the PAL Aerospace Ltd. Flight Operations Training Manual.
7. Only essential flight crew members necessary for the purpose of the Surveillance Flight Training shall be carried on board.
8. In the case of a flight conducted outside of Canadian airspace, PAL Aerospace Ltd. shall obtain authority by the Civil Aviation authority of the state whose territory is being entered prior to entry into the territory.
This exemption is in effect until the earliest of:
a) December 31, 2011 at 23:59 EST;
b) the date on which any condition set out in this exemption is breached; or
c) the date on which this exemption is canceled in writing by the Minister where he is of the opinion that it is no longer in the public interest or is likely to affect aviation safety.
The exemption from paragraph 401.03(1)(a) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations issued to Provincial Airlines Ltd. on July 22, 2010 at Ottawa by the Director General, Civil Aviation, on behalf of the Minister of Transport, is hereby cancelled because it is the opinion of the Minister that it is no longer in the public interest or is likely to affect aviation safety.
Dated at Ottawa (Ontario), this_6th __ day of___July_____ 2011, on behalf of the Minister of Transport.
[original signed by Jennifer Taylor for]
Martin J. Eley
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