DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
A14EA
Revision No. 9
Bombardier Inc.
CL-215-1A10
CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant)
CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant)
July 22, 2010
TYPE CERTIFICATE DATA SHEET NO. A14EA
This data sheet which is a part of Type Certificate No. A14EA, prescribes conditions and limitations under which the product for
which the type certificate was issued meets the airworthiness requirements of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
Type Certificate Holder
I.
Bombardier Inc.
P.O. Box 6087, Station Centre-ville
Montreal, Quebec,
Canada H3C 3G9
MODEL CL-215-1A10 Amphibious Flying Boat (Restricted Category) Approved May 15, 1969 by the FAA and
March 7, 1969 by the Canadian Department of Transport.
The CL-215-1A10 has been produced in five groups: Serial Numbers 1001 to 1030,
1031 to 1050, 1051 to 1065, 1066 to 1080, and 1081 and subsequent. Data in this Type
Approval that contains no specific reference to any group of serial numbers applies to
all groups. (See NOTE 4).
Engines
Two Pratt and Whitney Double Wasp CA3.
Fuel
Avgas Grade 100/130 minimum to CAN 2-3.25-M77 or MIL-G-5572.
Avgas Grade 100 LL to ASTM Specification D910.
Oil
Engine: All dispersant oils listed in Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Service Bulletin No. 1183
P or subsequent issue.
Engine Limits
See AFM as listed in Approved Publications.
GPU-2
Type: Andover Motors, Model 204
Fuel same as Aircraft.
Oil
MIL-0-6082 grade 1065 or SAE 10W30 Automotive Oil
Oil Quantity:
U. S. gal.
Imp. gal.
0.9
0.75
Propeller and Propeller Limits
Manufacturer Hamilton Standard
On aircraft 1001 to 1030 and 1039 and subsequent: Intermix in any combination of four
types listed below:
Propeller Types
43E60-581 P1
43E60-581 P2
43E60-701
43E60-583
Blades - Number and Type
Three 6093A-10S (for -581P1 or P2)
or Three 6901S-10 (for -701)
or Three 6903A-10 (for -583)
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On aircraft 1031 to 1038:
Propeller Type
43E60-581 P3
Blades - Number and Type
Three 6903B-10S (for -581 P3)
Diameter Limits
Maximum 14 ft. 3 in (4.34 m)
Minimum 13 ft. 11 1/2 in. (4.25 m)
Pitch setting at 72-inch station
For Propeller Type
Low pitch stop
Constant speed range
Feathered
43E60-581P1, 43E60-581P2, 43E60-581P3 or 43E60-701:
9.5 degrees (±0.2 degrees)
9.5 degrees to 30 degrees
81 degrees (±0.5 degrees)
For Propeller Type
Low pitch stop
Constant speed range
Feathered
43E60-583:
9.0 degrees (±0.2 degrees)
9.0 degrees to 30 degrees
81 degrees (±0.5 degrees)
Except for transients, propeller must not be operated in the 1550 to 1750 RPM range.
Airspeed Limits
VMO (Maximum Operating)
S.L. to 12,000 ft.
12,000 ft to 20,000
VFE (Flaps Extended)
10°
25° Land and
Water Operation
*25° Water Operation
knots
IAS
m.p.h.
km/h
knots
CAS
m.p.h.
km/h
188
158
216
182
348
293
190
160
219
184
352
296
138
159
255
140
161
259
110
114
127
131
204
211
112
116
129
133
207
215
*Refers to aircraft 1056 & subsequent
VA (Maneuvering Speed)
Utility Category
A/C at 36000 LB
16329 kg MTOW.
Land and water operation
126
145
234
127
146
235
**A/C at 37700 lb.
17100 kg MTOW.
Land and water operation
128
147
237
129
148
239
Restricted Category
A/C at 36000 lb.
16329 kg MTOW.
Water operation only
126
145
234
127
146
235
**A/C at 37700 lb.
17100 kg MTOW.
Water operation only
128
147
237
129
148
239
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knots
IAS
m.p.h.
km/h
knots
CAS
m.p.h.
km/h
A/C at 43500 lb.
19731 kg MTOW.
Land operation only
149
171
276
150
173
278
A/C at 93500 lb.
19731 kg Lift-off and 15°
flap
Water operation only
131
151
243
133
153
246
VLE (Maximum Speed
Landing Gear Extended)
129
148
239
130
150
241
VLO (Maximum Speed
Landing Gear Operation)
129
148
239
130
150
241
86
99
159
85
98
157
129
148
239
130
150
241
VMCA (Minimum Control
Speed with Automatic
Propeller Feathering)
VLL (Maximum speed at
which landing lights may
be extended or used) Not
applicable to aircraft
1081 and subsequent.
**Refers to Serial Numbers 1003, 1007, 1008, 1009, 1012, 1017, 1018, 1020, 1031 and
subsequent, and aircraft Serial Number 1001 through 1030 fitted with additional
buoyancy compartment in accordance with Canadair Service Bulletin Number CL215124.
Restricted Category (water Bomber, including Chemical Foam, Configuration)
IAS
CAS
knots m.p.h. km/h
knots m.p.h.
VFE (Maximum speed with
138
159
255
140
161
flaps extended) 15°
VWD (Maximum airspeed at
which water doors may
be opened or operated
in flight)
129
148
239
130
150
km/h
259
241
Maximum speed on water
with probes extended (water
speed)
80
92
148
*90
104
167
*Refers to aircraft 1051 and subsequent and aircraft which embody Service Bulletin
CL215-203.
Restricted Category, Liquid Sprayer Configuration Only
IAS
knots m.p.h. km/h
VMO (Maximum Operating)
S.L. to 20,000 ft
158
182
293
VJD (Maximum airspeed at
which jettison doors may
be opened or operated in
flight)
158
182
293
knots
CAS
m.p.h.
km/h
160
184
296
160
184
296
Maximum Weight
(See NOTE 1)
(Water or Chemical/Water Mix Tanks in use)
Lb.
(Kg)
43500
(19731)
Ramp
(Land Operation)
(Water Operation)
*1*
*1*
36300
(16465)
38000
(17236)
Take-off
(Land Operation)
43500
(19731)
(Water Operation)
*1*
*1*
36000
(16329)
37700
(17100)
*3*
*3*
34400
(15604)
37000
(16783)
Landing
(Land Operation)
Lb.
(Kg)
(Water Operation)
*5*
*5*
Zero Fuel
(Land Operation)
(Water Operation)
*4*
*4*
35500
(16103)
37000
(16783)
39000
(17690)
41000
(18597)
41000
(18597)
Water Bomber, including Chemical Foam, Configuration only
Touch-down for water
33500
Pick-up
(15195)
*2*
35500
*2*
(16103)
Lift-off following
43500
Water Pick-up
(19731)
*1* Refers to Serial Numbers 1003, 1007, 1008, 1009, 1012, 1017, 1018, 1020,
1031 and subsequent, and aircraft Serial Number 1001 through 1030 fitted with
additional buoyancy compartment in accordance with Canadair Service Bulletin
Number CL215-124.
*2* Refers to aircraft Serial Numbers 1051 and subsequent, and aircraft which
incorporate New Probe System to Canadair Service Bulletin CL215-203.
*3* Refers to aircraft 1056 to 1125 which incorporate Canadian Service Bulletin
CL-215-376.
*4* Refers to aircraft in the Liquid Sprayer Configuration.
*5* Refers to aircraft 1056 and subsequent.
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C.G. Limits
See AFM as listed in Approved Publications.
Maximum Occupants
Ten (including two crew). Limited by approved seating arrangements. In particular,
see (See NOTE 2)
Maximum Cargo
General Cargo
Load distribution must not exceed 150 lb./sq. ft. (732.36 kg/m2), nor 500 lbs. (226.8
kg) per running foot. For compartment limitations, refer to the following Canadair
Reports:
RAW-215-110 for S/N 1001 to 1030.
RAW-215-144 for S/N 1001 to 1030 (Liquid Sprayer).
RAW-215-146 for S/N 1031 to 1055.
RAW-215-145 for SAR Aircraft S/N 1031 to 1038.
RAW-215-172 for SAR Aircraft S/N 1058 to 1059.
RAW-215-174 for S/N 1062 and 1063.
RAW-215-190 for S/N 1056 and subsequent.
Jettisonable Liquid Cargo:
Water Bomber Configuration: Two tanks at Station 403.8, maximum water load of
6000 lb. (2722 kg) each. Volume 706 gallons (588 Imp. gallons) each.
Liquid Sprayer Configuration: Five cabin installed tanks with total maximum
chemical/water load of 10,500 lb. (4763 kg). Volume 1400 gallons (1166 Imp. gallons).
Chemical Foam Configuration: Two tanks at Station 403.8, maximum load, water or
chemical/water mix, of 6000 lb. (2722 kg) each. Volume 706 gallons (588 Imp.
gallons) each.
Non Jettisonable Liquid Cargo
Chemical concentrate for Chemical Foam operations. Four cabin installed storage tanks
with total maximum chemical load of 1,566 lb. (710 kg). Volume 158 US gallons (132
Imp).
Additional Cargo Limitations
(a) Carriage of general cargo in the cabin is prohibited when the water or chemical
concentrate or chemical/water mix tanks are in use.
(b) Landing with jettisonable water or chemical/water load in the tanks is prohibited.
(c) All chemicals to be used in Liquid Spraying Operations must be approved by the
local environmental authorities prior to commencement of spraying.
(d) All chemicals to be used in Chemical Foam operations must comply with Canadair
Material Specification CMS560-01 and be approved by the local environmental
authorities prior to commencement of foam fire fighting operations.
Fuel Capacity
Usable Fuel
S/N 1001 to 1030
S/N 1031 and Sub.
U.S. gal.
1146
1562
Imp. gal.
954
1301
Oil Capacity
Engines: (each)
U.S. gal.
Imp. gal.
Total
36.0
30.0
Usable*
30.7
25.6
* Excluding propeller feathering reserve of 2.0 gallons (1.7 Imp. gal.) each engine.
Control Surface Movements
Controls to be rigged in accordance with the following Canadair Drawings:
(a) P215-90014 Diagram Aileron Controls.
(b) P215-90015 Diagram Elevator Controls.
(c) P215-90016 Diagram Rudder Controls.
Maximum Operating Altitude
(Pressure Altitude)
Take-off and landing 8000 feet
Enroute 20,000 feet
Maximum altitude for water pick-up 5000 feet*
* 8000 feet for water pick-up on A/C S/N 1051 and subsequent and aircraft
incorporating Canadair Service Bulletin CL215-203.
Additional Limitations
Dispatch into known icing conditions is prohibited unless aircraft is modified in
accordance with Canadair Modification Summary SC-21002 and operated in accordance
with Supplement II of the DOT Approved Flight Manual PSP 291.
Serial Numbers Eligible
Serial Number 1001 to 1125. (See NOTE 4).
Placards
Placards are listed in the following Canadair Drawings:
215-40053, 215-40440, 215-40443, 215-51004, 215-51137, 215-51311, 215-51312,
215-51314, 215-51317, 215-51387, 215-51402, 215-66000, (See NOTE 3).
Approved Publications
D.O.T. Approved Airplane Flight Manual, Canadair Product Support Publication No.
191 for S/N 1001 to 1030 and Publication No. 291 for S/N 1031 and subsequent.
D.O.T. Approved Maintenance Specification, Canadair Product Support Publication No.
295.
D.O.T. Approved Drawing List, Canadair Report No. RAL-215-101.
D.O.T. Approved Loading Instructions. (See NOTE 6).
Life Limited Parts
Required retirement times for life-limited components are as prescribed in the D.O.T.
Approved Maintenance Specification, Canadair Product Support Publication No. 295.
II. Model CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant) Amphibious Flying Boat
Restricted Category, Approved March 30, 1993 by the FAA and March 28, 1991 by the Canadian Department of Transport
(DOT)
III. Model CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant), Restricted Category
Approved October 14, 1994 by the FAA and June 24, 1994 by the Canadian Department of Transport (DOT)
DATA PERTINENT TO CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant) and CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant)
Engines
Two Pratt & Whitney Canada
(See NOTE 7)
PW123AF (Turboprop) with P&WC SB 21211 incorporated.
Fuel
Fuels conforming to any of the following specifications are approved for use.
Mixing of fuels is permitted.
TYPE
CANADA
SPECIFICATION
USA
UK
Kerosene
Jet A, A-1
JP8
Wide Cut*
Jet B
JP4
High Flash
JP5
CGSB 3.23
3-GP-23
ASTM D1655
MIL-T-83133
DERD 2494
DERD 2453
CGSB 3.22
CGSB 3.22
ASTM D1655
MIL-T-5624
DERD 2486
DERD 2486
3-GP-24
MIL-T-5624
DERD 2452
*NOTE: Refer to Flight Manual Limitations Section for operating limits for JP4/Jet B
fuel.
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Oil
Engine: All MIL-L-23699, type II oils and Castrol 4000
Engine Limits
See AFM as listed in Approved Publications.
Airspeed Limits
VMO (maximum Operating)
S.L. to 20,000 feet
VFE (Flaps Extended) 10°
15°
25°
25°*
25°**
knots
187
IAS
m.p.h.
215
138
138
114
116
119
159
159
131
134
137
km/h
347
knots
190
256
256
211
215
140
140
116
117
120
CAS
m.p.h.
161
161
134
135
138
km/h
352
260
260
215
217
VA (Maneuvering Speed)
See Flight Manual for variation of VA with aircraft weight.
* For CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant) Refer to A/C 1056 and subsequent incorporating
Canadair S.B. 215-376
** For CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant).
VLE (Maximum Speed-Landing
Gear Extended)
129
148
239
130
150
241
VLO (Maximum Speed-Landing
Gear Operation)
129
148
239
130
150
241
VMCA (Minimum Control Speed
in the air with Automatic
Propeller Feathering
Operative)
84
97
155
84
97
155
VLL (Maximum speed at which
Landing lights may be
extended or used)**
129
148
239
130
150
241
130
150
241
** not applicable to A/C 1081 and subsequent
VWD (Maximum Speed at which
water doors may be opened or
operated in flight)
129
148
239
Maximum speed on
Water with Probes
extended (water speed)
80
*90
92
104
148
167
* Refers to aircraft 1051 and subsequent and aircraft which embody Service bulletin
CL215-203.
C.G. Limits
See AFM as listed in Approved Publications.
Maximum Cargo
Additional Cargo Limitations
(a) Carriage of general cargo in the cabin is prohibited when water tanks are in use.
(b) Landing with jettisonable water load in the tanks is prohibited.
Fuel Capacity
Usable Fuel
Pressure refueling: 1530 gallons (1275 Imperial Gallons) (Total Capacity)
Gravity refueling: 1562 gallons (1301 Imperial Gallons) (Total Capacity)
Maximum refuel pressure: 50 psig.
Oil Capacity
Engines: (Each)
Total
Usable
Control Surface Movements
Rudder
Elevator
Aileron
Additional Limitations
U.S. Gal.
5.1
0.9
Up
Down
Up
Down
Neutral
30°R
±
23°L
±
22°
±
20°
±
20°
±
13.75° ±
2° TE up
Imp. Gal.
4.3
0.8
0.5°
0.5°
0.5°
0.5°
0.5°
0.5°
Dispatch into known icing conditions is prohibited
DATA PERTINENT TO CL-215-6B11 (CL215T Variant)
The data in this Type Approval apply to Aircraft model CL-215-1A10 retrofitted with
the Canadair Modification Kit described in Report RAD-215T-103 (Kit Specification for
the Retrofit of CL-215-piston aircraft with turboprop engines). After embodiment of the
kit, affected A/C shall be redesignated as model CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant).
Propeller and
Propeller Limits
Manufacturer:
Propeller Type:
Diameter:
Hamilton Standard
Two 14SF-17 (four-bladed) or
Two 14SF-19 (four-bladed)
13 feet, 1/4 inch (3.97m)
Pitch setting at 42-inch station:
Reverse:
-10 ± 1.17° (dynamic conditions)
-13.6° to -15.6° reverse pitch stop position
Feathered:
86.0°
Maximum Weight
(Mass)
(1) Utility Category
(2) Restricted Category
(See NOTE 1)
Take-Off
Land and Water
Operation
(1)
Land Operation (2)
Water Operation (2)
lb.
kg
37,850
43,500
37,850
17,168
19,731
17,168
(For other weights see AFM as listed in Approved Publications).
Maximum Occupants
(a) Ten (including two crew). Limited by approved seating arrangements. In
particular, see NOTE 2.
Maximum Cargo
General Cargo
Load distribution must not exceed 150 lb./sq.ft. (732.36 kg/m2), nor 500 lbs. (226.8 kg)
per running foot. For compartment limitations, refer to the following Canadair Report:
RAW-215T-102
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Jettisonable Liquid Cargo:
Water Bomber Configuration: Two tanks at Station 403.8, maximum water load of 6000
lb. (2722 kg) each. Volume 706 gallons (588 Imp. gallons) each.
Maximum Operating
Altitude
(Pressure Altitude)
Take-off and Landing:
Enroute:
Water Pick-up:
10000 feet
20000 feet
5000 feet
8000 feet (1)
(1) A/C incorporating Canadair SB CL215-203
Serial Numbers Eligible
Serial Number 1056 to 1125, in retrofit.
Placards
(See NOTE 3)
Substitution and/or removal of existing placards on CL-215-1A10 in addition to new
placards, as specified in Canadair Report MBS-215T-111 required to achieve model
CL-215-6B11 aircraft (refer to Approved Publications).
Approved Publications
D.O.T. Approved Airplane Flight Manual, Canadair Product Support Publication No.
391
D.O.T. Approved airworthiness limitations, scheduled inspections and maintenance
intervals sections of Canadair Product Support Publication No. 395.
D.O.T.Approved Drawing List, Canadair Report No. RAL-215-xxx (for each individual
aircraft) (CL-215-1A10) in addition to the following Canadair Modification Summaries
(to achieve model CL-215-6B11):
215T001A, 215T001B, 215T001C, 215T001D, 215T003, 215T004, 215T011, 215T012,
215T013, 215T016, 215T017, 215T020A, 215T020B, 215T020C, 215T020D, 215T021,
215T024, 215T025, 215T026.
D.O.T. Approved Loading Instructions (see NOTE 6).
Airworthiness
Limitations
The Airworthiness Limitations, are prescribed in the Standard Maintenance
Specification, Canadair Product Support Publication No. 395, Airworthiness Limitation
Section.
DATA PERTINENT TO CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant)
The data in this Type Approval applies to Aircraft Model CL-215-6B11 described by
Report RAL-415-101 Issue NC plus Mod. Sums.
Propeller and
Propeller Limits
Manufacturer:
Propeller Type:
Diameter:
Hamilton Standard
Two 14SF-19 (four-bladed)
13 feet, 1/4 inch (3.97m)
Pitch setting at 42-inch station:
Reverse:
-10 ± 1.17° (dynamic conditions)
-13.6° to -15.6° reverse pitch stop position
Feathered:
86.0°
Maximum Weight
(Mass)
(See NOTE 1)
Take-Off Restricted Category
lb.
kg
Land Operation
43,850
19,890
Water Operation
37,850
17,169
(For other weights see AFM as listed in Approved Publications).
Maximum Occupants
(See NOTE 2)
(a) Ten (including two crew). Limited by approved seating arrangements.
Maximum Cargo
General Cargo
Load distribution must not exceed 150 lb./sq. ft. (732.36 kg/m2), nor 500 lbs. (226.8
kg) per running foot. For compartment limitations, refer to the following Canadair
Report: RAW-415-102
Maximum Water Tank Capacity: (Water Bomber Configuration:)
Inboard tanks (2)
Outboard tanks (2)
All tanks
(4)
VOLUME
Gallons
Imp Gal
838
698
783
652
1621
1350
WEIGHT
lb.
6980
6520
13500
kg
3167
2957
6124
Maximum Operating
Altitude
(Pressure Altitude)
Take-off and Landing:
Enroute:
Water Pick-up:
10000 feet
20000 feet
8000 feet
Serial Numbers Eligible
Serial Number 2001 to 2999
Placards
Required placards are specified in Canadair report MBS-215T-105
Approved
D.O.T. Approved Airplane Flight Manual Canadair Product Support Publication No.
491 Publications D.O.T. Approved Airworthiness limitations, scheduled inspections and
maintenance intervals sections of Canadair Product Support Publication No. 495.
D.O.T. Approved Drawing List and Modification Summary listed in Canadair Report
No. RAL-415-101 which defines the build standard of the production CL-415.
D.O.T. Approved Loading Instructions (See NOTE 6)
Airworthiness
The Airworthiness Limitations are prescribed in the Standard Maintenance
Specification, Limitations Canadair Product Support Publication No. 495,
Airworthiness Limitations Section.
DATA PERTINENT TO ALL MODELS EXCEPT AS INDICATED
Datum
The reference datum is located 300 inches (762 cm) forward of the keyhole slot in the
chine angle on both sides of the fuselage at station 300.0.
Leveling Means
Longitudinal: Lugs on left hand nose wheel well sidewall at stations 170.0 and 182.5.
Lateral: Lugs on front face of nose wheel well rear bulkhead, station 222.50.
Mean Aerodynamic
Chord (MAC)
The leading edge of the MAC is 366.57 inches (931.08 cm) aft of the reference datum.
The length of the MAC is 139.4 inches (354.07 cm).
Minimum Crew
Two (Pilot and Co-Pilot)
Certification Basis
CL-215-1A10 S/N 1001 to 1030
FAR 21.29(a)(1)(ii), FAR Part 25, dated February 1, 1965 plus amendment 25-18 dated
September 29, 1968 with the deviations recorded in the following documents.
Canadair Report No. RAO-215-100, Issue 2, dated 15 January 1966, including Revision
"A" dated 28 February, 1969, and Revision "B" dated 21 May, 1970, and modified by
D.O.T. letter dated 26 February, 1971.
CL-215-1A10 S/N 1031 to 1125*
FAR 21.29(a)(1)(ii), FAR Part 25, dated February 1, 1965 plus amendment 25-18 dated
September 29, 1968 with the deviations recorded in the following documents.
Canadair Report No. RAO-215-100, Issue 2, dated 15 January 1966, including Revision
"A" dated 28 February 1969, Revision "B" dated 21 May, 1970, Revision "C" dated 13
September, 1973 and Revision "C", Addendum 1 dated 27 May, 1974, modified by
DOT letter dated 23 April 1974, and by DOT letter dated 9 December 1981.
* For Aircraft S/N 1058, 1059, 1062 and 1063, see NOTE 4.
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CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant), and CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant)
Far 21.29(a)(1)(ii), FAR Part 25, dated February 1, 1965 plus amendment 25-18 dated
September 29, 1968 and selected requirements of FAR Part 25 including amendments
25-1 through 25-61 and of Airworthiness Manual Chapters 525 and 516, as specified in,
and including the deviations recorded in, the following document:
Canadair Report RAO-215-100, Issue 2, Revision H, dated September 19, 1991 for
CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant)
Canadair Report RAO-215-100, Issue 2 Revision I, for CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant)
Compliance with the following requirements has been established:
SFAR 27-2, Environmental Protection Agency Final Venting and Exhaust Emission
Requirements For Turbine Powered Aircraft.
Noise requirements of FAR Part 36 with Amendments 36-1 through 36-17, change 22
Appendices A, B, and C.
Findings of Equivalent Safety:
a) FAR Part 25.901(b)(1)(i) Installation
b) FAR Part 25.1045(e) Cooling Test Procedures
CL-215-1A10, and CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T & CL-415 Variants)
Compliance with the following requirements has been established:
Ditching provisions of FAR Part 25.801(b) through (e), and 25.807(d). (The
requirements of 25.1415(a) through (d) are not applicable, per Report RAO-215-100,
Appendix 11, item RU.801).
CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant)
Transport Canada Special Conditions (Airworthiness)
SCA 93-4 High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) (Ref FAA Issue Paper SE-3)
SCA 93-5 Lighting Protection (Ref FAA Issue Paper SE-2)
Import requirements
A Restricted U.S. Airworthiness Certificate may be issued for the special purpose of
firefighting on the basis of the Canadian Department of Transport "Certificate of
Airworthiness for Export" signed by or for the Minister of Transport. This form must
contain the following statement: "The aircraft covered by this certificate has been
examined and found to comply with the provisions of the following:
CL-215-1A10
Canadair Ltd. Report No. RAO-215-100, Issue 2 dated January 15, 1966, including
Revision "A" dated February 28, 1969, and Revision "B" dated May 21, 1970, plus
FAA's "additional requirements" presented in Attachment "A" to FAA's minutes of
November 10, 1966 meeting, as amended by FAA's letter dated December 5, 1968.
CL-215-6B11 (CL-215T Variant)
Canadair Report RAO-215-100, Issue 2, Revision H, dated September 19, 1991.
CL-215-6B11 (CL-415 Variant)
Canadair Report RAO-215-100, Issue 2, Revision I.
Reference Canadian D.O.T. Type Approval No. A-86, Issue 19, dated December 23,
1994, FAA Type Certificate A14EA.
Production Basis
"Does not apply"
NOTE 1
Definitions: For the purposes of this Type Certification and with reference to information on aircraft weight
and C.G., the following definitions apply:
(a) Restricted Category Aircraft configured such that water or Chemical/Water Mix may be loaded and
promptly jettisoned.
NOTE 2
Carriage of Persons
The carriage of persons in the cabin of Restricted Category Aircraft is only permitted when:
i. Such persons are Cargo Handlers or persons employed in support and of the operation; and
ii. The water tanks are not in use.
NOTE 3
All required Placards must be installed in the specified locations.
NOTE 4
Aircraft S/N 1058 and 1059 are not eligible for a U.S. Certificate of Airworthiness until compliance has
been shown with requirements FAR 25.813(a) and 25.815. (Reference DOT Telex LIAE 120 dated 17 June
1978).
Aircraft S/N 1062 and 1063 are not eligible for a U.S. Certificate of Airworthiness until compliance has
been shown with requirements FAR 25.803, 25.809, 25.813(a) and 25.875(b). (Reference DOT Telex
LIAE 10 dated 22 January 1979).
NOTE 5
The aircraft must be operated in accordance with all sections of the Approved Flight Manual as listed in the
Approved Publications.
NOTE 6
The current Weight and Balance Report, containing the list of equipment included in the approved empty
weight and loading instructions, must be provided for each aircraft.
NOTE 7
Every CL415 manufactured and every CL215T conversion after June 1994 must have PW123AF engines
with SB 21211 incorporated or later superseding SB. For CL215T converted before June 1994 if SB 21211
is not incorporated on both engines then both engines must have SB 21113 and the aircraft must have SB
215-A3030 until both engines incorporate SB 21211 or later superseding SB.
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