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Day VFR equipment

Day VFR equipment CAR 174A, CAO 20.18 Appendix 1

The flight and navigational instruments required for flights under visual flight rules are:

  • an airspeed indicating system
  • an altimeter, with a readily adjustable pressure datum setting scale graduated in millibars
    one of the following

    • a direct reading magnetic compass or
    • a remote indicating compass and a standby direct reading magnetic compass; and
  • an accurate timepiece (clock or watch) indicating the time in hours, minutes and seconds.

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