Military airworthiness

Learn about the roadmap for the Canadian military aviation and the policy documents that regulate the safety of Canada’s military aircraft.

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Airworthiness program

Learn about the DND/CAF Airworthiness Program and the policy document that regulates the safety of Canada’s military aircraft. Relying on four major airworthiness authorities, the program enforces and monitors compliance with operational, technical and safety obligations, and assures the effective management of aviation safety risks.

Airworthiness Authority

Find out who is responsible for the management of the DND/CAF Airworthiness Program and the coordination of its three pillars: the Operational Airworthiness Authority, the Technical Airworthiness Authority and the Airworthiness Investigative Authority.

Operational Airworthiness Authority

Information about the airworthiness authority responsible for the operational aspects of the DND/CAF Airworthiness Program, which involve the rules and regulations of the Operational Airworthiness Program for military flying operations, facilities and the personnel involved in those operations.

Technical Airworthiness Authority

Information about the airworthiness authority responsible for the regulations, guidance and training related to the technical airworthiness aspects of the design, manufacture, maintenance and materiel support of the Canadian military aeronautical products.

Airworthiness Investigative Authority

Information about who regulates the investigative airworthiness aspects of the DND/CAF Airworthiness Program, under the umbrella of the Flight Safety Program, and runs independent investigations of airworthiness-related occurrences to track deficiencies and recommend preventative measures.

 

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