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37.42 Air Operations Requirements and Restrictions
37.42.2 State the airworthiness requirements for a helicopter used on air operations. CAR 135
135.53 Aircraft airworthiness
(a) Each holder of an air operator certificate shall ensure that each aircraft it uses in conducting an air transport operation has a current standard category airworthiness certificate.
(b) Each holder of an air operator certificate shall ensure that each aircraft it uses in conducting a commercial transport operation has—
- (1) a current standard category airworthiness certificate; or
- (2) a current restricted category airworthiness certificate provided that the aircraft flight manual allows such an operation.
37.42.4 State the CAR Part 135 minimum heights for VFR flights.
135.85 Minimum height for VFR flights
(a) Rule 91.311(c) (bona fide purpose), does not apply to a pilot-in-command of an aircraft performing an air transport operation.
(b) Notwithstanding rule 91.311(c)(4) (horizontal distance), a pilot-in-command of an aircraft performing a commercial transport operation may, if necessary for the proper accomplishment of the operation, conduct approaches, departures, and manoeuvres below a height of 500 feet above the surface within the horizontal radius of 150 metres of any person, vessel, vehicle, or structure if the pilot-in-command—