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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 511.08 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-11-30:

  •  (1) For an initial or subsequent test flight, an applicant for a type certificate in respect of an aircraft or for a change to the type design of an aircraft shall, in accordance with Chapter 511 of the Airworthiness Manual,

    • (a) make provision for emergency situations and provide emergency equipment for the safety of the test flight personnel;

    • (b) have a system for the control of the configuration of the aircraft used for the test flight; and

    • (c) conduct analyses, tests and inspections of the aircraft used for the test flight to ensure that that aircraft will operate safely within the flight limitations and restrictions specified by the applicant.

  • (2) An applicant referred to in subsection (1) shall submit the data specified in Chapter 511 of the Airworthiness Manual

    • (a) when applying, pursuant to Subpart 7, for a flight authority for the initial test flight of the aircraft; and

    • (b) before conducting the first test flight of the aircraft involving Department of Transport personnel.

  • SOR/98-526, s. 3

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