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Certificate 11749

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Transport
Canada
Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
Transports
Canada
Sécurité et sûreté

Direction générale du
transport des marchandises dangereuses
330, rue Sparks
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SA 11749

Certificate Holder: Air Nunavut Ltd. / Smooth Air

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: February 12, 2016

Expiry Date: February 28, 2018

CONDITIONS

1. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Air Nunavut Ltd. / Smooth Airto handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, Class 2.1, UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, Class 2.2, UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.1(6.1), UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.2(6.1), or UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for subparagraph 12.9(1)(c)(iii) and subsections 12.9(2) to 12.9(12);

(b) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft at the last aerodrome of departure to access the limited access area and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling;

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(c) in the case of UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, Class 2.1, UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, Class 2.2, UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.1(6.1), or UN1950,AEROSOLS, non-flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.2(6.1), (animal deterrent such as Bear Spray), the air operator ensures that:

(i) the quantity of dangerous goods per aerosol container is less than or equal to 400 ml,

(ii) the aerosol container is in compliance with section 5.11 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and has two means of protection against actuation,

(iii)the aerosol container is tightly packed in an outer means of containment that is designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal condition of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety and that is clearly marked with "UN1950 - Bear Spray",

(iv)the means of containment containing the aerosol container is transported in a baggage compartment that is separate from the passenger cabin or an area of the aircraft, approved by Transport Canada for transporting cargo, outside the aircraft cabin to prevent the dangerous goods from entering the air supply of the cabin of the aircraft,

(v) if condition 1.(c)(iv) of this certificate is not possible, the means of containment containing the aerosol container may be transported in the cabin of an aircraft, and the passengers are notified of its location, and

(d) in the case of UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II, (animal deterrent such as Bear Bangers), the air operator ensures that:

(i) the dangerous goods have not deteriorated or been damaged,

(ii) the dangerous goods are in an outer means of containment that is clearly marked with "UN0312 - Bear Bangers" and is designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal condition of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

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(iii)if the aircraft has a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, the means of containment containing the dangerous goods is transported in a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, and

(iv)the total number of devices containing the dangerous goods does not exceed six per person per flight;

(e) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this certificate and a paper or electronic copy of the Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

2. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Air Nunavut Ltd. / Smooth Air to handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN2794, BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ACID, electric storage, Class 8, Packing Group III, UN2795, BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ALKALI, electric storage, Class 8, Packing Group III, or UN2800, BATTERIES, WET, NON-SPILLABLE, electric storage, Class 8, Packing Group III, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 -Limited Access except for subparagraph 12.9(11)(a)(ii) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(b) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft at the last aerodrome of departure utilized by the air operator to access the limited access area and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling;

(c) the dangerous goods:

(i) are placed in an acid/alkali-proof liner of sufficient strength and adequately sealed to positively preclude leakage in the event of spillage,

(ii) are contained in a means of containment that is a rigid container, wooden slatted crate or on a pallet, which is designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

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(iii)are packed so that the fill openings and vents, if any, are upward,

(iv)are protected against short circuit;

(d) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this certificate and a paper or electronic copy of the Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

3. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Air Nunavut Ltd. / Smooth Air, to handle or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are listed in subsection 12.9(2) or the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access, except for subparagraphs 12.9(3)(b)(iii) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(b) the dangerous goods are contained in a small means of containment that is a plastic marine fuel tank having the CSA B306 mark and having a capacity less than or equal to 25 L;

(c) the small means of containment isdesigned, constructed, filled, closed, secured and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety;

(d) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this certificate and a paper or electronic copy of the Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

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4. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Air Nunavut Ltd. / Smooth Air, to handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, the dangerous goods listed in Appendix A to this certificate, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 -Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for subsection 12.9(9);

(b) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft at the last aerodrome of departure to access the limited access area and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or refuelling;

(c) the dangerous goods are contained in a means of containment that is in compliance with Part 5 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(d) for cargo aircraft, each means of containment has a capacity less than or equal to 100 L;

(e) for passenger carrying aircraft, the total capacity of all means of containment is less than or equal to 120 L;

(f) the means of containment is secured in an upright position or in as near an upright position as possible to prevent movement during transport;

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(g) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this certificate and a paper or electronic copy of the Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

Note: The issuance of this Equivalency Certificate in no way reduces the certificate holder's responsibility to comply with any other requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the Canadian Aviation Regulationsnot specifically addressed in this certificate.

Signature of Issuing Authority

_______________________________

David Lamarche, P. Eng., ing.

Chief, Permits and Approvals Division


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(The following is for information purposes only and is not part of this certificate.)

Contact Person: Aaron Kenneally

Operations Manager

Dangerous Goods Coordinator

Air Nunavut Ltd. / Smooth Air

1190 Keith Ross Drive

Oshawa ON L1H 7K4

Telephone: 289-222-2471

Facsimile:

E-mail: akenneally@smoothaircharter.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate also authorizes the certificate holder to handle, offer for transport or transportdangerous goods in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. This Equivalency Certificate also authorizes the certificate holder to transport the dangerous goods listed in subsection 12.9(2) or the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations in a plastic marine fuel tank having the CSA B306 mark and having a capacity less than or equal to 25 L.

Legend for Certificate Number

SH - Road, SR - Rail, SA - Air, SM - Marine

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal

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Appendix A

Dangerous Goods:

- UN1001, ACETYLENE, DISSOLVED, Class 2.1

- UN1002, AIR, COMPRESSED, with not more than 23.5 per cent oxygen, by volume, Class 2.2

- UN1006, ARGON, COMPRESSED, Class 2.2

- UN1013, CARBON DIOXIDE, Class 2.2

- UN1060, METHYLACETYLENE AND PROPADIENE MIXTURE, STABILIZED, Class 2.1

- UN1066, NITROGEN, COMPRESSED, Class 2.2

- UN1072, OXYGEN, COMPRESSED, Class 2.2(5.1)



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Date modified:
2017-06-19