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EASA is the European Air Safety Agency, a joint regulatory and investigative body responsible for both aviation regulations in the European Community *and* the investigation of accidents and incidents which occur in the European Community or which involve aircraft designs certificated by EASA.

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Why is Airbus' FCOM structure so different from EASA's recommended OM-B structure?

aicraft operators are allowed to publish their own operations manuals part "B" and in the past, have done so. I nrecent years, many operators revert back to "plain old vanilla" ...
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What is the best route to convert my easa licence and ratings to FAA equal?

I currently hold an EASA frozen ATPl, CPL, MEP, SEP, IR, CFI, APS MCC, UPRT,.... . I converted my PPL A licence to FAA PPL with the SEP rating. Now I wonder what the best route is to convert all the ...
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Why can't we choose our own call sign?

After listening to this funny exchange Kennedy ATC audio on youtube, about how ATC didn't knew Norwegian Airlines callsign was "RedNose", it occurred to me, why not have the option so that ...
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Reduced stereopsis in an EASA class 2

I want to know if a person who have a reduced stereospis in an eye maybe due to an amblyopia is able to obtain a EASA class 2 medical certificate. Thanks!
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Converting FAA CPL to EASA

Hello I currently live in the USA. I hold a CPL with an IR and I am currently in Multi Engine and getting ready for my check ride. I would like to move to Europe and work for airlines there. However I ...
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EASA FCL Clarification (FCL.810 Night Rating)

I'm having an argument whether I can file a Z Flight plan from a non-instrument aerodrome to an instrument one at night to collect hours for the night rating. FCL.810 requires ..a training course .. ...
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Can I get an EASA Class 2 medical if I have monocular vision?

I have monocular vision (amblyopia) and I want to get the EASA Class 2 medical certificate to do the private pilot license. Will I be able to pass the exam?
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Does the useful load contain taxi fuel?

While doing the “Mass and Balance” subject for the EASA ATPL, I came around two useful load definitions which contradict itself. The first definition says: The Useful Load is the total mass of the ...
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What is the best way to learn about the EASA regulation structure?

I want to increase my awareness of EASA regulations and be able to better understand the differences between EASA baseline regs and operator regs. However, I frequentl get lost on the EASA website ...
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Easy way to calculate distance between two GPS coordinates

I'm studying for my EASA PPL(A) exam, and for some questions for the Navigation exam, I'm requested to calculate the distance between two points, like so: What is the distance from VOR Brünkendorf (...
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How can ice form in an OAT of +20°?

According to a question that I came across while studying for my EASA exam on Aircraft General Knowledge, "icing" is most likely to happen in an OAT between "Between -5°C and +20°C"...
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Increasing bank angle, load factor and rate of turn

I came across this question and I get why the answer is correct but I don’t really understand why by increasing angle of bank from 20 to 30 the load factor has not increased (option B in the image). ...
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How does deploying full flaps affect Takeoff run and distance?

There is a question in EASA Question Bank (AviationExam) that asks: How will the takeoff distance change if the flaps are increased from 0 to full? (a) Reduce (this is marked as correct since many ...
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SPL/TMG -LAPL-A to PPL

If you follow the educational path from Sailplane Pilot License / Touring motorglider (SPL/TMG) to Light Aircraft Pilot Licence (LAPL-A/SEP). What is the requirement to progress from LAPL-A to a ...
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EASA Part-NCO; Approach light system

EASA Part-NCO, specifically OP.110, refers to 4 different lighting systems (NALS, BALS, IALS, FALS) to be considered when determining the landing minima. However, there are quite a few different ...
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What are these points in the Propeller Schematic?

If it matters, this is taken from EASA PPL questions. The graphic appears to be taken from the side point of view, although I've never seen such a round Spinner, unless it's a variable pitch propeller ...
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What are these points in this drag curve ("Lilienthal'sches Polardiagramm")?

If it matters, this is taken from EASA PPL questions by AustroControl. So far I think the points correspond to the following situations: 1 Inverted Flight (confirmed) 2 ??? 3 Maybe Best Gliding Angle?...
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Can I exercise rights related to a new rating for which a new license document has been issued before I actually go and collect it?

Trying to figure this one out but no guidance anywhere other than lots of opinions (which I'm actively seeking). I'm planning a few flights in the coming days - just last month, I completed a ...
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Can I get an EASA class 2 medical certificate, if my myopia is corrected by glasses?

Yes, I know somebody asked this question before but I am still confused (2) For a class 2 medical certificate: (i) Distant visual acuity, with or without correction, shall be 6/12 (0,5) or better in ...
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Can an EASA Part 66 AME License be accepted by the FAA?

I am holder of an EASA Part 66 AME License (Category L3H / hot air balloon). Can it be accepted by the FAA so that I would be allowed to do maintenance and annual inspection of American-registered ...
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Difference between Mountain Breeze/Katabatic Winds and Valley Breeze/Anabatic Winds

I am studying Meteorology for my CPL exams, and taking EASA's 2020 Learning Objectives as a guideline for the topics I have to study. In the topic of local winds, there are subtopics for Anabatic &...
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Minimum Safe Altitude vs Emergency Safe Altitude

Is there a difference between Minimum Safe Altitude and Emergency Safe Altitude? Or are they same things used by different authorities (MSA by EASA and ESA by FAA)?
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Differences between CPL and PPL theories

I am learning now for EASA PPL exams in Czech. I tried to find some question bank applications, and I found AviationExam app which looks very good. the problem is that there is no PPL section in ...
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What are the differences between FAA and EASA PPL(A) written exams?

Would studying for FAA PPL(A) written exam prepare you just as well for the EASA PPL(A) written exam, or is the knowledge base requirements (and study contents) significantly different in each? I've ...
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Can UK CAA modular exams done before Brexit be used towards an EASA license?

I am stuck with some EASA basic modules (Form 148) and some UK CAA modular exams. Now I want to apply to get an EASA B1.1 license but the problem is German aviation authority (Luftfahrtbundesamt) is ...
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Time to take the ATPL and license conversion

How long does it take to get the EASA ATPL license on average? And if, after obtaining the ATPL licence in a particular country, you are recruited in a foreign country, do you need to re-take ...
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How to pass ATPL as an ATC? [closed]

i have graduated from Nation Aviation Academy and my occupation is Air Traffic Control. But to become a pilot was my childhood dream. So my question is, is it possible to pass atpl exams in this ...
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Why does the UK CAA restart its page numbering with every new chapter of their CAP publications?

Every CAA Publication (CAP) seems to restart its page numbering when starting a new chapter. Does anyone know why they have decided to do this? For example, the CAP413. Instead of a logical page ...
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What is the relationship between the EASA and JAA? [duplicate]

I have heard of two different European aviation authorities: EASA and JAA (or JAAT). What is the difference in their functions? This would include things such as: Whether they are somehow part of ...
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What does ''Reduced Coordination Airspace'' mean?

What does ''Reduced Coordination Airspace'' mean? There is a definition in here, page 4 bottom image.
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What is the Saint-Venant formula for calculating equivalent air speed (EAS)?

I'm studying some ground exams (for a lapsed IR). In the course notes it says that EAS (Equivalent Airspeed, i.e. a compressibility-corrected airspeed) is calculated (e.g. by an aicraft's Air Data ...
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Has color vision deficiency ever contributed to any incidents in aviation history?

I would like to know if there are any official reports pointing Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) as a major contributing cause of an air accident/incident. Not only related to flying but also maintenance ...
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Can we fly in Japan and/or Australia with EASA approved training and licences?

Disclaimer: I'm not a pilot, and seem to be lost with all the jargon and complexities around this matter despite trying to do adequate amount of research. I am considering taking on my PPL in Hungary ...
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Using a Foreign-based FAA license while getting permanent license

I am an American Expat who got my EASA PPL(A) license while living abroad. I am about to move back to the US and looking into a permanent conversion to an FAA license. Per I have a European EASA ...
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With an EASA PPL, can I invoice my mother's company for airplane rental to fly her to a convention, with no other renumeration?

My mother who owns a private company asked me if I could fly her to a convention. She asked if it was possible if the costs of the plane rental could be invoiced to her company. Since I only posses a ...
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How to convert an EASA CPL(H) to FAA CPL Rotorcraft With a Helicopter Class Rating?

I just finished my CPL(H) license and was just wondering if it is difficult to convert your license to an FAA (or TCCA) license. Do you have to do additional exams or check rides? It's hard to find ...
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Does going from SPL with TMG to PPL(A) automatically give me a PPL(A) TMG rating?

I am currently training for PPL(A) while holding an SPL with TMG rating. Since I have more than 24 hours on TMG, I only need 15 hours of flying to obtain the PPL(A) license according to the EASA ...
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Does TSR (Time Since Repair) Need A Reset After A Clean/Inspect/Test Workscope?

So I am a little unclear on what the regulations recommend. Say you have a component that has a Restoration (Ignore the nomenclature) workscope but it is strictly an Inspection/Cleaning/Testing ...
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What is the relation between the EASA Light Aircraft Pilot Licences and the Private/Sailplane/Balloon Pilot Licences?

The EASA licence and ratings requirements pages list: PPL(A) - for aeroplanes PPL(H) - for helicopters SPL - for gliders BPL - for balloons which match: LAPL(A) - for aeroplanes LAPL(H) - for ...
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If the operator is not the CAMO who is responsible?

If the operator does not have a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) and it contracts out its CAMO functions, does the operator remain responsible for the aircraft or does the ...
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Is a FAA certified plane allowed to fly everywhere in the world?

Following the debate about FAA and Boeing certification practices, I was wondering whether Europe could potentially require the Boeing 737 Max to be certified by a European agency. Is a FAA ...
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Can one use a calculator for the EASA part 66 exam?

For the first 3 modules you will need to do some calculations, is a calculator allowed?
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Who decided that the Boeing 737 MAX planes that were airborne when the grounding was issued cannot enter and land in EU air space?

On March 12th, 2019, EASA grounded the Boeing 737 MAX series by publishing their Emergency Airworthiness Directive 2019-0051-E (AD): Effective Date: 12 March 2019, 19:00 UTC  [...] ...
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Has it happened before the EASA and the FAA disagreed on the airworthiness of a plane?

With the Continued Airworthiness Notification and with the updated statement https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D1fZ4GTW0Ac4Qsr.jpg in contrast with EASA 2019-0051-E it is crystal clear the EASA and the ...
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How does the regulatory body CAA link to aviation? [closed]

How does the regulatory body CAA link to aviation?
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EASA part 66 licence conversion to the Japanese version?

I am looking at a job proposal in Japan. I need to transfer my EASA Part 66 engineers license to the Japanese version. Can anybody offer any advice on how I would achieve this?
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Under EASA regs who is responsible for part m continued airworthiness? Lessor or Lessee?

If an aircraft is leased out by a lessor to an operator does the lessee (operator) take full responsibility of continued airworthiness or does the lessor have some liability? Perhaps it's similar ...
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Can someone explain the EASA approval process to fly ETOPS?

First of all does the TC holder (manufacturer) of a new aircraft have to gain approval to state that the aircraft is capable of flying etops to a certain level..? I.e ETOPS 120. Secondly does the ...
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What is the naming convention for European airways?

I know that in the U.S. low altitude airways are called Victor (below 18.000ft, e.g. V123) and high altitude routes are called Jet (above 18.000ft,e.g. J123). Can somebody explain the European ...
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What are the differences between EASA (UK) and CASA flight training?

I'm a British citizen living in Australia who is tossing up on whether to train back home or in Australia. Given the sheer amount of complex information out there, I was wondering what the differences ...
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