Questions tagged [easa-regulations]

EASA maintains the aviation laws for most of Europe. It contain rules pertaining to everything aviation-related: pilots, aircraft, maintenance, flight training, airlines and other commercial operations, the marking of obstacles and buildings, etc.

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Does EASA allow using a portable GPS for RNAV capability?

Assume an older IFR-certified aircraft with the classical equipment, that is two VOR/ILS receivers with plain CDIs, ADF and DME, but no GPS. It can be flown IFR, but many routes can't be used, because ...
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Is Touring Motor Glider included in the term “aeroplanes”?

The EASA definition goes as follows: ‘Aeroplane’ means an engine-driven fixed-wing aircraft heavier than air, that is supported in flight by the dynamic reaction of the air against its wings. ‘...
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When does the 18-month time limit begin for the JAR ATPL examination?

Here is an extract from JAR-FCL 1 concerning the period during which it is necessary to pass 14 ATPL exams: Subject to any other conditions in JARs, an applicant will be deemed to have ...
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How to modify an amateur kit build with wing hard points

I plan on modifying an amateur-built all-metal kit plane so it has a hard point under each wing where various external loads (cameras, probes, etc) can be fitted to (university research). The location ...
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Should DUAL flight be logged as SINGLE PILOT TIME?

Should DUAL flight be logged as SINGLE PILOT TIME? Should total SINGLE PILOT TIME + total MULTI PILOT TIME = TOTAL TIME? In what cases SELF could be specified in PIC NAME on DUAL flight? EASA ...
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Does a standalone EASA Multi-Engine Instrument Rating exist?

I'm starting an A320 type rating in a couple of months, but my MEP/IR is expiring before that. The pre-entry requirements were only a ME IR. Got me wondering: can I just revalidate my ME IR and let my ...
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Are there experimental aircraft regulations in Germany?

The title is the question. Are there any special regulations regarding experimental aircraft in Germany (or the EU)? Those "special regulations" would (hopefully) be looser set of regulations in ...
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What's the minimum allowed flying height of a light aircraft over a town?

I mean a Light aircraft, in Germany and a town like Heidelberg. And I mean not landing, of course, but overflying.
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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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Legal requirements for electronic flight bags like Foreflight or SkyDemon

I’m wondering what the legal requirements to use EFBs like ForeFlight or Skydemon or similar for primary flight planning and navigation. If I remember correctly, I once heard about requirements on ...
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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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What steps do I need to follow to use my PPL for income?

So I am currently taking my PPL because flying was always a passion. But, as I am sure all who do such can relate, it is an expensive license to hold on to. None the less we go through simply for the ...
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What is a “KALP114A” ATC regulation?

My flight (in Spain) was delayed for 6h and after I submitted the claim the airline worker answered me that it was delayed due to KALP114A regulations imposed by ATC, but I didn't find any info, that ...
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How can I find out if there's an EASA STC for something that has an FAA STC?

I want to purchase something for my Cessna from a US web shop. The part has a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA, but I don't find any information about the EASA equivalent. Is there ...
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Is the taxi route omitted in low visibility (LVP)?

This video shows an auto land into Schiphol during bad weather / LVP (Low Visibility Procedures). After reporting vacated, the ATC instruction is quite short (around 2:45). Simply the gate number. (I'...
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What is different between HIR (Hold Items Record) and DIR (Deferred Items Record)?

I wonder what is exactly different between HIR and DIR? What is different between HIR (Hold Items Record) and DIR (Deferred Items Record)?
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How is the quadrantal rule applied to VFR flights in Hungary?

I'm looking for a clear explanation for this quadrantal rule question (it applies to Hungary): A VFR pilot is cruising, en-route in level flight, above the transition level of FL035. His magnetic ...
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How to sign hours on Logbook if doing aerial work in right seat on single pilot aeroplane?

Recently I got an offer to work during the incoming summer as survey pilot, but since I do not have the required hours for insurance I can not be the PIC on left seat. So they proposed to be on the ...
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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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Does an AD terminate by issuing new one?

When an AD superseded by a new one, Does the operator still retain the instruction of superseded AD even though the AD include repetitive action?
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Is an EASA flight school required to give me my training records if I leave?

I am having troubles with my flight school in Austria/Europe. So I want to change school but the school won't give me my training records so I can't finish my training somewhere else. Is there any ...
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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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Is it possible to take PPL lessons in different locations and countries?

I have been wondering if it is possible to do flight lessons in different locations? For example, I am currently taking my PPL lessons (VRF) in Manchester, UK. I usually travel between countries in ...
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Who creates and amends tech logs?

Is it the operator, manufacturer or the NAA? I'm going to assume the operator does the creation and amending and only the NAA is to approve the document?
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How late can a landing clearance be given?

I regularly fly VFR in an (EASA-) airport where the tower is sometimes rather busy and the frequency full which led a few times to me receiving landing clearances as late as 10-20ft AGL above the ...
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In Ethiopia, what are the minimum hours to be a pilot in a passenger jet?

With regards to the flight crew on board the Ethiopian flight, I have read many times that the young F/O with only 200 hrs wouldn't have been allowed to transport passengers if he were a pilot in the ...
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Why would a flight no longer considered airworthy be redirected like this?

I ran across this tweet covering the saga of Smartwings 1201, a 737 MAX 8 that was apparently redirected from Prague to Ankara after the MAX was grounded by the EU. (flightaware.com) It seems like ...
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For IFR flights that require two alternates, is there a regulation that requires enough fuel to reach the furthest one?

For flights that have two alternate destinations, I'm looking for a reference - either EASA or ICAO - that states that you need enough fuel to reach whichever alternate would require the most fuel to ...
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which country’s requirements for higher license?

If I have a license registered in country A and want to add a higher license with a flight school in country B (both countries are in EASA), which country’s rules apply for requirements for the higher ...
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Does the country of issue of an EASA medical certificate matter?

I am choosing the country where to do my initial for the EASA Class 1 medical. The choice is to either do it in the UK (let's ignore Brexit for now) or in Italy. In both countries I would get (if ...
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Certification of Aircraft Phone/Tablet Mounts/Holders

I would like to know, whether it is required for such items to be certified for application on genaral and/or commercial aircraft: https://www.rammount.com/part/RAM-B-166-MP1U https://mgfproducts....
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Is there a time limit to obtain ATPL course?

My son is in ATPL Course in Portugal. Is there a limit to make all 14 exams? Can you help me please? I can´t find anything clear in the rules os EASA Thank You ver much
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How many flights can be made under EASA permit to fly?

I understand the permit to fly is valid for 14 days, but how many flights can be made in that time?
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Can an FAA-certified pilot rent/fly a GA aircraft in England?

I am a U.S. certificated pilot in the U.S.A. I have about 1200 hrs flying mostly general aviation. I will be traveling to England with family in March 2019 for a personal vacation. I would like to ...
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What does the practical CPL skill test contain?

In EASA Part-FCL, FCL.310 containts on several hundred pages all the required knowledge for the theoretical skill test for a CPL. However, different from other licenses described in Part-FCL (PPL, ...
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Can I get an EASA Class 1 medical if I have monocular vision?

I have monocular vision (amblyopia). In the USA I can get an FAA first class medical via a SODA waiver. Can I get an EASA Class 1 Medical issued with the same monocular problem? I would be applying ...
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Fine for operating not single-pilot certified jet with one pilot

Are there any clear-cut fines for flying an aircraft like a Global 5000 which is not single-pilot certified by a single pilot? And what would be the probability of being caught and how would they ...
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What is the official EASA definition of A, B, C and D checks, or where do I find it?

Schedule Maintenance is divided into many different checks. What is the official definition (EASA website, not wikipedia) of A, B, C and D check, or where do I find it?
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Which European (EASA, EU) regulation corresponds to US FAR 91.13 on “careless or reckless” operation of aircraft?

The US has 14 CFR 91.13 about "careless or reckless" operation of aircraft, as a sort of catch-all for activities which are not explicitly prohibited by the regulations but which are still a bad idea ...
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How does the UK declaration for FAA pilots work?

I came across http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/SRG2140_Issue02_Enabled.pdf This seems to suggest that an FAA PPL doesn't have to go through any exams / checkride / etc (other than the rudimentary "...
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Can a general aviation aircraft be forced to land when crossing the airspace of a country?

I don’t know how to fly yet but my friend has a Cessna, he says it’s awesome to have and fly one and he also said he will take me for a flight one day. I have been researching and reading online and I ...
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What are the regulations for crossing the Atlantic in a twin engine prop plane

Are there ETOPS like regulations for private planes? If the plane has the range (4000km+), can it do it in one go?
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Why is EASA CS 25 non-binding?

EASA states that Certification Specifications (e.g. CS-25) is non-binding on their website. See the regulations structure PDF. Each Part to each implementing regulation has its own Acceptable Means ...
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EASA and National Aviation Authorities

What are the boundaries of responsibility by the National Aviation Authorities (Member States of EASA, e.g. France = DGAC) versus the responsibilities of EASA concerning aircraft operations? I know ...
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Safety regulations for take off spectators around airports?

In a Greek island, an A320 blasted a child ten meters away, during take off. It was with his family outside the airport (Greek src). I wonder what are the regulations, if any, for how much people are ...
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What does “share a type rating” mean?

The Boeing 787 shares its type rating with the 777, but what exactly does that imply? Surely it cannot mean any 777 pilot can just jump into a 787 and fly it. While being similar, the 787 has some ...
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What are the requirements to become a language proficiency examiner?

What are the requirements to become a language proficiency examiner? Does the person have to be a pilot? Does it have to be a flight instructor? What kind of language proficiency rating do they have ...
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Is it possible as a pilot to get the ICAO proficiency language level for a not official language in the ICAO?

I was wondering if it is possible to get the proficiency language level in German for example, as it is not an official language for ICAO. If I would want to apply for a German airline as a pilot, can ...
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What's the minimum legal height in Europe for a low pass at an airport?

Does anyone know in which document I can find the legal minimum height for a low pass at an airport, assuming the pass has been approved by ATC? I have been discussing this topic a lot with several ...
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What are regulations for pyrotechnics on planes?

Being in love with both fireworks and flying this is a question that I wondered about for quite some time. Especially when watching videos like this (which is from 2009 showing a stunt plane flying ...