Pilot and personnel licensing, aircraft and airport operations, drones, incident reporting, air travel, airworthiness.

Services and information

Aviation safety in Canada

How we keep planes, people and airports safe and secure.

Drone safety

Flying your drone safely and legally, drone registration, drone pilot certification, where and where not to fly, reporting a drone incident.


Air travel

Everything you need to know to prepare for a worry-free flight.

Aviation security

Incident reporting, items that aren’t allowed on flights, screening cargo, passengers and airport personnel.


Registering and leasing aircraft

Process and forms for registering and leasing aircraft in Canada.

Operating airports and aerodromes

Maintaining safe runways, reporting an incident, land use, airport terminal accessibility, list of airports.


Licensing for pilots and personnel

Applying for licences and permits, flight schools, examinations, aviation document booklet, language proficiency.

Licensing for aircraft maintenance engineers (AME)

Obtaining and renewing an AME licence, finding an approved AME training organization.


Medical fitness for aviation

Medical fitness of pilots and air traffic controllers, fatigue management systems.

Training of pilots and aviation personnel

Instructor guides, curriculum requirements, training organization accreditation, creating air operator manuals, training devices.


Aircraft airworthiness

Aircraft and aeronautical product design, maintenance and manufacturing, service difficulty reporting.

General operating and flight rules

General aviation, private and all-weather operations, equipment requirements, obstacle marking and lighting, de-icing, offences and enforcement.


Commercial air services

Air operator certification, air carrier requirements, workplace health and safety.

Aviation accidents and investigations

Investigations and recommendations by the Transportation Safety Board, reporting accidents or unsafe conditions.


Transportation of dangerous goods on aircraft

How to package, mark, label and document dangerous goods on aircraft.

Air navigation services

Airspace classification, air traffic control.


Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)

Canada's implementation of the global measure for air operators to address greenhouse gas emissions.

Advanced air mobility

Urban Air Mobility (UAM), Regional Air Mobility (RAM), electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL).