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Old 11-22-2019, 09:56 AM
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Wonderful! Are you able to share the documentation that you have?

I have one friend who had major problems because his EFIS, an AFS model, wasn’t certified and therefore he needed a certified encoder for his uncertified transponder. Does your method account for uncertified components in the system?
I will need to search for it, then scan it. Will try to get it to you.

Some inspectors may take on a more aggressive stance on the certification requirement. First time I hear of that one in Canada.

At the time I did this, about 8 years ago, another builder was having trouble because he did not have analog instruments as a backup to his "dual Dynon, independent dual AHRS, each with their own backup battery". Took them a couple of years to resolve with escalation to the minister.

My inspection happened during that time, but I did have some analog steam gauges as backups ... nevertheless I created the document to placate any other concerns.

The process should be more smoother since there have been more IFR installations approved since that time.
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Old 11-22-2019, 10:06 AM
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I just went through the process and had my "VFR Only" restriction removed about 1 month ago. The process was far more intimidating than complex.

Transport Canada here in Winnipeg was quite helpful, and pointed me to the Staff Instruction document # 500-024 titled "Airworthiness Evaluation of the Installation of IFR Equipment to Allow the Removal of the “VFR Only” Operating Condition from the Special Certificate of Airworthiness – Amateur-Built".

That document very clearly provides the guidance required to have your "VFR Only" condition removed from your CofA....specifically, section "5.0 Application" is a detailed road map(or flight plan) to the required documentation for your application.

I followed that instruction to the letter, submitted my application by e-mail (copying the local TC representative), and was notified by e-mail within a day or two that my application was successful .

Here's a link to the staff instruction letter:
https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviati...ents-1784.html

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Dido for my RV-10 last year. Followed the referenced document to the letter and received my new certificate the next day.

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Old 11-22-2019, 10:25 AM
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I just went through the process and had my "VFR Only" restriction removed about 1 month ago. The process was far more intimidating than complex.

Transport Canada here in Winnipeg was quite helpful, and pointed me to the Staff Instruction document # 500-024 titled "Airworthiness Evaluation of the Installation of IFR Equipment to Allow the Removal of the “VFR Only” Operating Condition from the Special Certificate of Airworthiness – Amateur-Built".

That document very clearly provides the guidance required to have your "VFR Only" condition removed from your CofA....specifically, section "5.0 Application" is a detailed road map(or flight plan) to the required documentation for your application.

I followed that instruction to the letter, submitted my application by e-mail (copying the local TC representative), and was notified by e-mail within a day or two that my application was successful .

Here's a link to the staff instruction letter:
https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviati...ents-1784.html

Good luck!
Thanks for this. It is very helpful and I will use it.
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