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Certificate 8738

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Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
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 8738 (REN 8)

Certificate Holder: Voyageur Airways Limited

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: 2017-05-19

Expiry Date: 2019-05-31


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Voyageur Airways Limited to handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are:

• UN2794, BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ACID, electric storage, Class 8,

• UN2795, BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ALKALI, electric storage, Class 8, or

• UN2800, BATTERIES, WET, NON-SPILLABLE, electric storage, Class 8,

in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(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, 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,

(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

(e) a paper or electronic copy of this 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

Image in permit

David Lamarche


Permits and Approvals division

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

Contact Person:

Ole Fisker

Director of Flight Operations

Voyageur Airways Limited

P1B8G2 Canada






Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

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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