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16.44 Air Operations Meteorological Requirements and Restrictions
16.44.2 State the CAR Part 135 meteorological conditions and requirements for an air operation under VFR.
135.155 Meteorological conditions – VFR flight
(a) A person performing an air operation must ensure that a VFR flight is not commenced unless current meteorological information indicates VFR minima prescribed in Part 91 and in paragraphs (b), (c), (d), and (e) can be complied with along the route, or that part of the route to be flown under VFR.
(b) A pilot-in-command of an aeroplane performing a VFR air operation outside controlled airspace must fly in meteorological conditions—
- (1) of not less than a ceiling of 1000 feet AGL and a flight visibility of not less than 5 km; and
- (2) if the operation is by night, of not less than a ceiling of 3000 feet AGL and a flight visibility of not less than 16 km.
(c) A pilot-in-command of a helicopter performing a VFR air transport operation outside controlled airspace must fly in meteorological conditions—