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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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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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Is a EASA ARC certificate valid in another EASA country when changing registration until you get the new ARC?

I have just changed the registration of my plane (Cirrus SR22) from Spain to Malta. I de-registered it from Spain and it has been registered in Malta. Other that taking one month for the whole process,...
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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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I have a European SPL EASA license - can I fly a Cessna 172 in the US? [duplicate]

I have a European EASA SPL licence with 200 flight hours logged and would like to fly in the US. I understand that a few hours flight training with a US instructor due to differences of rules makes ...
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To access EASA amc s or FAR gm?

How can I access EASA Acceptable Means of Compliance documents, or FAR guidance material docs ?
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Flying VFR in uncontrolled airspace, what to do if one spots an apparently out-of-control fire on the ground?

Suppose I'm flying VFR in class G (uncontrolled) airspace, monitoring the local CTAF frequency while doing so. Maybe I'm alone in doing circuits around the local airport, or maybe I'm practicing ...
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Can I fly over Schengen zone without visa?

I don't have a Schengen visa. Am I eligible to fly over any Schengen country without landing there? Of course I mean that I take off from a non-Schengen country, and land in a non-Schengen zone as ...
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What body creates legally binding aviation regulations in Europe?

Currently trying to get general picture of aviation organisations in Europe. At what stage do regulations get the status of a law? ICAO issues SARPs, they are certainly not a law. Then, on the basis ...
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What license woud an ex-military aircraft (E.g, L-39) go under according to the UK-CAA, an EASA licence or a non-EASA license?

I've been looking around for the sale of ex-military jets, to own and fly, namely an Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros, and so out of interest had a look at the CAA website for infomation on licenses, ...
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Does EASA approve the use of localizer back course?

Does EASA approve the use of localizer back course? Are there some countries in Europe that allow it?
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What is acceptable visual cue at Decision Height when performing CAT II approach?

For CAT II approach, the decision height is below 200ft but not lower than 100ft with RVR of 300m. In this case, if the aircraft is at 100ft above the ground, should the captain of that aircraft be ...
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Can I take the FAA CFI knowledge exam(s) based on my EASA ATPL knowledge?

One of the requirements to be a flight instructor in the USA is FAA theoretical exams. Can I sit those exams with EASA ATPL theory basis? Also, do I have the right to sit those exams without ...
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What are the differences between an EASA part-66 license and FAA A&P Aircraft Mechanic License?

what is the difference between EASA part-66 license and FAA A&P Aircraft Mechanic License? Are there any reasons for a company or individual to opt for the one or the other or both?
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Can an issued landing clearance be replaced with "continue approach"?

Since the US handles the landing clearance differently, this is limited to Europe (EASA-land). From Eurocontrol: Continue Approach If the runway is obstructed when the aircraft reports ‘final’, but ...
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What is the procedure to contact EASA to evaluate the certifiability of a system?

I work in academia, and often we are "accused" of living in an ivory tower with no connections to the real world. To reduce the gap between academia and this "real world" I've heard about, I would ...
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Does the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) provide real-time data feeds and is there a delay?

According to this answer: You can't get real-time data from the FAA without an operational need, and organizations which do receive real-time data cannot legally re-distribute this data publicly, ...
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Is EASA B1 equivalent to DCAM B1?

I am from Bangladesh. Bangladesh has EASA 147 approval. Is EASA B1 equivalent to DCAM B1? Will Bangladesh accept the license? If I want to convert the DCAM license to EASA license what do I have to ...
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How can I convert an ICAO (Georgian) CPL to an EASA CPL?

I have an ICAO CPL issued by Georgia. The Republic of Georgia is not a member of EASA, but it is included in the category Countries with whom EASA has a Working Arrangement. I have 150 flight hours, ...
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What will be in 'radiotelephony privileges' part of EASA PPL without practical RT examination?

My question is addressed to pilots who recently obtained PPL in Europe (preferably in Czech Republic, but not so important). As I understand, EASA itself does not require separate radiotelephony ...
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Why is there such a difference between the study material for the FAA and EASA ATP knowledge tests?

What's the difference between the FAA & EASA ATPL written/knowledge test? The FAA test seems way easier; you just study the Gleim which has 1650+ multiple choice questions and composed of 1,048 ...
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