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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 8805 (Ren. 5)

Certificate Holder: Qwest Helicopters Inc.

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: December 30, 2015

Expiry Date: February 28, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Qwest Helicopters Inc., to handle, offer for transport or transport, by cargo aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN1978, PROPANE, Class 2.1, or UN1075, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS, Class 2.1, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and the maximum net quantity set out for these dangerous goods in column 13 of Table 3-1 of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are handled, offered for transport or transported in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for subparagraph 12.9(10)(b)(i);

(b) the dangerous goods are contained in a cylinder that is in compliance with section 5.10 of Part 5 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and that does not exceed 454 L water capacity;

(c) the dangerous goods are contained in cylinders that are slung externally from 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;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 8805 (Ren. 5)

CONDITIONS

(d) the dangerous goods are transported, using the same aircraft, to or from a location where access is limited and there is no other practical or readily available means of transport;

(e) the lifting points which have been welded directly on the tank are not used to sling the tank while it is full;

(f) the sling gear is attached to the lifting harness or the skid assembly when the tank is full;

(g) any protective covers and guards are secured in place to prevent the sling gear or hooks from damaging valves or gauges;

(h) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

(i) 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

____________________________

David Lamarche, P. Eng., ing.

Chief

Permits and Approvals Division


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 8805 (Ren. 5)

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

Contact Person: Cameron Allan

President/Co-Owner

Qwest Helicopters Inc.

Box 532, 90 Bell Road

Ft. Nelson BC V0C 1R0

Telephone: 250-774-5302

Facsimile: 250-774-5316

E-mail: cam.qwest@northwestel.net

Explanatory Note

The applicant stated that a modification of the quantity limit in column 13 of Table 3-1 of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, is necessary for transporting propane on a cargo aircraft, which is a helicopter, to supply a limited access area.

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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Date modified:
2017-06-19