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37.26.2 State the requirements for night flight. CAR 91
91.233 Aircraft lights
(a) A pilot of an aircraft must not—
- (1) operate an aircraft at night unless it has lighted position lights; or
- (2) moor or move an aircraft at night on a water aerodrome unless the aircraft complies with the lighting requirement of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea; or
- (3) operate an aircraft at night that is required by Subpart F to be equipped with an anti-collision light system unless the anticollision light system is operating.
(b) A person must not park or move an aircraft at night on a manoeuvring area of an aerodrome that is in use for aircraft operations unless the aircraft—
- (1) is clearly illuminated; or
- (2) has lighted position lights; or
- (3) is in an area that is marked by obstruction lights.
(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (a)(3), a pilot of an aircraft is not required to operate the anti-collision light system if the pilot determines that, because of operating conditions, it is in the best interest of safety to turn the system off.