Aircraft under the Owner-Maintenance Category are normally given a Special Certificate of Airworthiness that restricts them to Day VFR only. O-M aircraft may qualify for night, IFR and VFR-Over The Top under certain circumstances. Each individual O-M aircraft will need an approval that will include showing that the aircraft is properly equipped and that it has had a correlation check completed that shows that all parts of the avionics and instrument suite are working correctly together. The requirement for instrumentation is contained in:

CAR 605.16 for Night VFR http://www.tc.gc.ca/aviation/regserv/carac/CARS/cars/605e.htm#605_16
CAR 605.18 for IFR http://www.tc.gc.ca/aviation/regserv/carac/CARS/cars/605e.htm#605_18
CAR 605.15 for VFR OTT. http://www.tc.gc.ca/aviation/regserv/carac/CARS/cars/605e.htm#605_15

Additional equipment can be installed and signed off by the pilot/owner.
Outside specialized work, such as altimeter and Mode C calibration will be necessary, unless you have access to the specialized equipment required.

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