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AirSuite, Verity Dangerous Goods Consulting partner on new TDG compliance tool

September 11, 2023  By Helicopters Staff

Cirro by AirSuite Inc. and Verity Dangerous Goods Consulting Inc. have partnered to deliver a new Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) compliance package, including all TDG manuals, training, acceptance, record keeping, and Competency-Based Training.

The new Cirro + Verity TDG Module, explains AirSuite, will meet ongoing regulatory updates to support operators. The TDG module, which can be used both online and offline, and on all device types, is expected to be released in early November. Under development since May of 2023, it will be offered in Cirro’s suite of online flight management tools.

“TDG is a complex area of compliance, leading operators to seek out our expertise,” says Miranda Friesen, President and Lead TDG Consultant, Verity DG Consulting. “We have listened to what industry needs and teamed up with professional developers at AirSuite to offer a digital solution. Given the significant changes on the horizon for the TDG by Air Requirements, we are excited to provide a digital tool that will continuously be updated for operators to meet these required changes going forward.”

AirSuite points to a Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement of the “Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 (Part 12 and International Harmonization Update)” which outlines that significant updates are expected between 2022 and 2031. Some of the regulatory changes specific to air operations include: aerial work and fire suppression activities, limited access activities, consumer commodities, requirements for record keeping, and reporting requirements.


“Audits naturally come with significant changes to regulations. With the expertise of our partners Verity DG, we are confident that we can deliver stronger decision-making and compliance backed by our own professional, secure development to reduce risk,” said Michael Kleywegt, CEO of AirSuite. “With Verity DG, we have the solution.”

AirSuite points to the following benefits of the new Cirro + Verity TDG Module:
• Constant compliance, Cirro TDG module is continually updated to changing regulations,
• Compliant with Competency-Based Training requirements,
• Digital access to Verity DGs integrated manuals and training programs in the TDG module,
• Digital access to IATA DG database and Emergency Response Guidebook (available offline),
• Verity DG online training courses directly linked to Cirro,
• TDG training course completions and expirations monitored through Cirro,
• Verity DG acceptance checklists are integrated into the TDG module,
• Compliant DG manifests to support the DG acceptance process (available offline),
• All TDG records are available on-demand for auditing and compliance.

“With the Cirro + Verity TDG tool, all certifications and the selection of DG items will automatically flow into the flight planning process ensuring that data is updated, logged and directly reported from the pilot’s mobile device or laptop,” said Doug Carlson, COO of AirSuite. “The TDG module will capture detailed tracking both on and offline that can be downloaded by the ops team, and it will alert pilots and crews if they’re out of compliance.”


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