1243. Airworthiness, equipment, baggage and cargo.

The pilot in command1 must ensure that:

  1.  

    (1)     the aircraft2 is airworthy3;

  2.  

    (2)     instruments and equipment required for the execution of the flight are installed in the aircraft and are operative, unless operation with inoperative or missing equipment is permitted by the minimum equipment list or the Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')