An applicant for a rotorcraft external-load operator
certificate shall hold, or have available the services of at least one
person who holds a current commercial pilot licence or airline transport pilot licence, with a rating appropriate for the rotorcraft to be used, issued by the Authority.
An applicant shall designate a qualified pilot as deputy chief pilot to
perform the functions of the chief pilot when the chief pilot is not
An applicant shall designate one pilot, who may be the applicant, as chief pilot for rotorcraft external-load operations
The chief pilot and deputy chief pilot shall be
acceptable to the Authority and each shall hold a current commercial
pilots licence or airline transport pilots licence,with a rating
appropriate for the rotorcraft to be used
The holder of a rotorcraft external-load operatorcertificate shall
report any change in designation of chief pilotor deputy chief pilot
immediately to the Authority.