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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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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 ...
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How to fly a drone in Class D in Italy?

I am traveling for a wedding which will take place in Monza Park, Italy. According to Italian Airspace Pro, the location I would like to fly, the southern half of the park, is technically in Class D ...
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Are there any training maneuvers that are only allowed when flying with a flight instructor?

My understanding of dual instruction training with a flight instructor and a student in a cockpit is, that certain maneuvers, that else would be not permitted, are okay, e.g. simulated engine failure ...
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Is there a time limit after the ATPL theory exam to get the license?

If I did the ATPL theory exam now, would I have a time limit to finish the ATPL? If so, what is it? And what about other EASA licenses, CPL, (E-/CB-)IR, etc.?
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What is the procedure to change EASA part 66 basic AML from one issuing authority to another?

What is the procedure to change EASA part 66 basic AML from one issuing authority to another? Is it really possible to do?
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What are the guidelines and regulations for building a helipad for multiple aircraft?

Are there any guidelines and regulations governing the ownership and construction of a multiple aircraft type helipad in a) the USA b) Europe?
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Does in-flight Wi-Fi require regulatory approval?

Does any country have regulations that require a certificate or approval of the aircraft that use portable Wi-Fi in flight? Is there an FAA or EASA regulation or advisory, or an ICAO document or ...
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What are the eyesight requirements for LPPL/LAPL in the UK?

I am a UK resident, and I am interested in learning to fly. Unfortunately my eyesight is not great, and I don't believe I meet the requirements for a PPL. From my research, it seems the medical ...
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What is the EASA equivalent of the FAA's 91.517?

What is the EASA equivalent of the US 91.517 regulations (on passenger information)?
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Can you become a commercial airline pilot in Europe while being monocular [duplicate]

I’m not sure if I could get a EASA medical class 1 while being monocular. But I think that you can get a soda in the us and I want to know, if I could take a FAA medical class 1 and then fly in Europe ...
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Can I fly in Europe using an FAA Statement of Demonstrated Ability (SODA)?

I want to become a airline pilot but I have Monocular vision. I have no vision in my left eye but I have good vision in my right eye. I have read that I cannot become a pilot in Europe because of this ...
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What is the minimum distance allowed between planes in flight, in Europe?

What is the minimum vertical and horizontal distance allowed between aircraft operating in European airspace? (This linked question is the US-specific equivalent of what I am asking about European ...
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Is corrected astigmatism disqualifying for an EASA Class 1 medical?

I realize there are similar questions on the site already, but not one specifically dealt with my problem. I reside and plan to work in Europe so I looked up the EASA regulations, but I couldn't ...
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Does EASA allow IFR, NVFR or SVFR in gliders?

Is it legally possible in Europe to get clearances for IFR, night VFR or special VFR while flying gliders? Specifically, I'm interested in sailplanes, powered sailplanes and ultralight sailplanes (...
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Does the landing distance required for a wet runway needs to be within a certain range of the landing distance available?

Conform the regulations the landing distance required (LDR) for propeller engine aircraft needs to be within 70% of the landing distance available (LDA). The LDR for a wet runway needs to be ...
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How does an operator change an aircraft's maintenance program from high-interval to low-interval?

I have question for CAMO operators. If you have a maintenance program that is high-interval and the aircraft operates in excess of the maximum permissible hours and cycles you must go to a low-...
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Can a Greek EASA Part 66 License be converted to a German EASA Part 66 License?

I want to convert my Greece Part 66 license to a German Part 66 license. What procedure do I have to follow?
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Does TCAS II equipment satisfy the required ADS-B installation?

The title says it all. If TCAS II is installed and functioning, does it satisfy the ADS-B OUT mandates?
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Which FAA or EASA regulation does prevent a high wing to cross the passenger compartment?

I'm looking for reference subpart and eventually chapter in either FAA or EASA regulation where it is stated that for passenger aircraft with high wing passenger compartment can not be interrupted by ...
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How do ETSOAs/TSOAs expire?

EASA can issue an ETSOA (Euro-Technical Standard Order Authorization/Approval) for certain equipment design, to simplify installation authorization on an aircraft type design. I found no notice of ...
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What are the drug testing procedures for EU airlines?

How do EU airlines test aircrew for drug use, specifically marijuana? Do they use hair tests, and how far back in time can they detect marijuana use?
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What is the flight time limitation for commercial air transport operation in Europe?

What is the maximum hours of flight time that a pilot can work legally in Europe? (daily, monthly and yearly)
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Is a Phenom 300 single pilot able to fly non-commercially in Europe?

Can a personally owned Phenom 300 be flown non-commercially by a SP typed pilot in Europe?
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Does EASA require airliners to be fitted with autopilots?

For EASA OPS requirements, must an airline transport airplane be fitted with an autopilot system?
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Under EASA regulations, what constitutes loggable flight time?

It wasn't too hard to find questions and answers here discussing flight time as defined by the US FAA. However, I'm curious about EASA regulations, and if applicable specifically as implemented in ...