Flight Safety

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Item Information

Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2008-05-12 Active B4064C Flight Safety (2008-05-12) B4064C

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause in contracts for the Department of National Defence (DND) related to air and aviation services provided in support of optimized weapon system management, aircraft modification, as well as maintenance/repair and overhaul of DND owned/controlled aircraft and propulsion systems.

Air and aviation services include, but are not limited to, all maintenance actions deeper than servicing and/or elementary tasks, first to third level maintenance, repair and overhaul, modification or systems upgrade activities for both hardware and software, and flying operations including test flight and/or ferry flight activities.

Legal text for SACC item

  1. The Contractor must comply with and participate in the Department of National Defence/Canadian Forces (DND/CF) Flight Safety (FS) Program, as stated in A-GA-135-001/AA 001, "Flight Safety for the Canadian Forces".
  2. The Contractor must implement the following before conducting work on CF weapons systems including maintenance, modification and flying operations and before the beginning of flying operations:
    1. a FS Program which mirrors the CF program's goals and objectives and includes the appointment of a FS manager or representative who will administer the program, establish investigative process for FS occurrences and reporting mechanism in accordance with the guidelines established in the A-GA-135-001/AA-001, "Flight Safety for the Canadian Forces". The FS Program must be made available for review on request from Directorate of Flight Safety (DFS);
    2. a process to report and investigate any FS occurrences, incident or accident, in accordance with the guidelines and timelines established in the FS manual above; and
    3. an Emergency Response Plan that details the actions to be taken by the Contractor in response to accidents or incidents involving a DND aircraft under contract as well as the support provided to DFS investigations into those accidents/incidents, as described in the FS manual above.
  3. The Contractor must, with a two-week notice, allow DND /CF designated personnel to have access to all relevant data, documentation and facilities, for the purpose of conducting a FS survey.