Background (AC 00-60A)
Ratified by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, NAFTA came into force on January 1, 1994. NAFTA opened up cross-border trade in SAS, defined in Article 1213 of NAFTA as aerial mapping, aerial surveying, aerial photography, forest fire management, firefighting, aerial advertising, glider towing, parachute jumping, aerial construction, heli-logging, aerial sightseeing, flight training, aerial inspection or surveillance, and aerial spraying services.
Application Process (AC 00-60A)
An authorization must be obtained from both the national and host CAA. Operators from the United States who wish to conduct a NAFTA SAS operation in either Canada or Mexico must submit an application package to their local Flight Standards District
Office (FSDO) that includes:
(Operators should review Advisory Circular 00-60A for complete instructions)
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