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New Canadian aircraft fire protection regulations announced
Last updated: 19 December 2014

published: 21 NOV 2003
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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Transport Canada announced new Canadian Aviation Regulations to protect cargo and baggage compartments on aircraft from fire. The new regulations build on existing fire safety requirements by implementing extensive improvements to Class C and by modifying the former Class D to meet the same stringent requirements of Class C cargo and baggage compartments. The amendments will come into effect on June 1, 2004. (Transport Canada)

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