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37.26 Equipment

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.



37.26.4 State the equipment requirements for a night VFR flight. CAR 91

91.221 Flying equipment and operating information

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