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Certificate 9865

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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 9865 (REN 4)

Certificate Holder: Silverline Helicopters Inc.

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: 2016-09-27

Expiry Date: 2018-12-31


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Silverline Helicopters Inc., to handle 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 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, incorporated by reference in subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are contained in a cylinder that does not exceed 454 L water capacity;

(b) the dangerous goods are contained in cylinders that are slung externally and must be transported in as near an upright position as possible;

(c) the lifting points which have been welded directly on the tank are not used to sling the tank;

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

(e) the load is attached to the helicopter using an approved external load device and is jettisonable;

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

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

(h) the document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SA 9865 (Ren. 4)"

(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

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David Lamarche


Permits and Approvals division

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

Contact Person:

Ian Rogers

L9N1L3 Canada






Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the transportation of propane or liquefied petroleum gas in quantities greater than what is prescribed 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.

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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