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 of affect aviation safety, I hereby exempt Sea-Air Flying Service, Ltd., Box 31, Elliot Lake, Ontario, P5A 2J6, from the requirements set out in subsection 202.15(1) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations.

Subsection 202.15(1) states “subject to subsection (2), any Canadian is qualified to be the registered owner of a Canadian Aircraft”.

Subsection 202.15(2) No individual is qualified to be the registered owner of a Canadian aircraft unless the individual is at least 16 years of age.


The purpose of this exemption is to allow Sea-Air Flying Service, Ltd. to be the registered owner of a Canadian registered aircraft although Sea-Air Flying Service, Ltd. is not Canadian.


This exemption applies to the following listed aircraft when operated by Sea-Air Flying Service, Ltd. in its operations under Air Operator Certificate Number 9747:

  1. C-GFTV, Cessna 180 aircraft, serial number 31971;
  2. C-GNXG, deHavilland DHC-2 aircraft, serial number 650.


This exemption is subject to the following conditions:

  1. Sea-Air Flying Service, Ltd. shall meet all of the conditions of the ORDER EXEMPTING SEA-AIR FLYING SERVICE, LTD. FROM THE APPLICATION OF SUBPARAGRAPH 61(a)(i) OF THE CANADA TRANSPORTATION ACT, issued by the Minister of Transport on July 15, 2004;
  2.  The Air Operator Certificate issued to Sea-Air Flying Service, Ltd., by Transport Canada, shall be valid; and
  3.  A copy of this exemption shall be carried on board each aircraft to which the exemption applies.


This exemption is in effect until the earliest of following:

  1. Eastern Standard Time at 11:59 on October 31, 2005;
  2. the date on which any condition set out in this exemption is breached; or
  3. the date on which this exemption is cancelled in writing by the Minister of Transport where he is of the opinion that it is no longer in the public interest or is likely to affect aviation safety.

Dated at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, this 28th day of October, 2004, on behalf of the Minister of Transport.


Michael Stephenson
Regional Director
Civil Aviation
Ontario Region

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