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36.42 Air Operations Requirements and Restrictions
36.42.2 State the airworthiness requirements for aircraft used on air operations. CAR 121/125
121.53 Aeroplane airworthiness
Each holder of an air operator certificate shall ensure that each aeroplane operated by the holder has a current standard category airworthiness certificate.
125.53 Aeroplane airworthiness
(a) A holder of an air operator certificate must ensure that every aeroplane that is operated on an air operation under the authority of the certificate has a current standard category airworthiness certificate.
(b) A holder of an air operator certificate must ensure that—
- (1) every aeroplane that is operated on a SEIFR passenger operation under the authority of the certificate is certificated by an ICAO Contracting State—
- (i) as a turbine-powered aeroplane; and
- (ii) for IFR flight; and
- (iii) as complying with airworthiness standards that are equivalent to at least FAR 23, Amendment 28; and
- (2) the propeller model, engine model, and those accessories necessary for the continued operation of the propeller and engine installed in an aeroplane that is operated under paragraph (b)(1) have—
- (i) a minimum of 100,000 hours time-in-service in the same type of aeroplane; and
- (ii) with the same combination of propeller, engine, and accessories as that aeroplane, a demonstrated mechanical IFSD rate of not more than 1 per 100,000 hours.