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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HSI KG 525 PNI non slaved or only slaved?

I'm in Germany and currently on a project about the avionics of an older airplane (PA28). Here is a link to a former reddit question. My Prof. and me want to update the Avionics now - he asked me to ...
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Can passengers use headphones during takeoff and landing?

On a recent flight from KBP to KIV operated by Ukraine International Airlines (aircraft B737-800) I was asked by the flight attendant to remove my headphones both during takeoff and landing. Is ...
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How do I convert my FAA PPL to the equivalent in the UK / Europe?

I am returning to the UK and want to convert my FAA PPL to a UK PPL. Does anyone know the process for doing this? I am getting lots of conflicting information.
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Can you become a CFI with only a PPL (EASA)?

In Europe, can you get your CFI rating with a PPL only or do you need a CPL? I assume that if you get paid to do flight instruction it's considered a commercial activity, so you'll need a CPL. But ...
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Does FAA or EASA has any requirement for Supervised Take off and Landing?

India has a regulation of conducting supervised Take off & Landing. Same requires particular experience for Captain and First officer. Is there any similar requirement in FAA or EASA?
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Is a night VFR rating a prerequisite for an EASA CPL?

I'm wondering if I need to pay for a night VFR (NVFR) rating or can I just do my time building, ME, IR and exams to get a CPL? Is it possible without an NVFR rating?
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Where can I get information about the FAA “restricted like” license to fly a N aircraft in Italy / Europe?

I have recently bought a N-REG C172 in Italy since 2008 and in fact I have been told by the Italian NAA that my EASA License will be valid limited for flights in Italy. I understand if I wish to fly ...
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Are there any regulations on who can sit next to emergency exits?

Whenever I fly with Lufthansa, if I want to sit next to the emergency exits, I have to satisfy some criteria such as: Be able to communicate in German or English Be at least 16 years old Be ...
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How much does it cost to add a glider rating to a PPL? [closed]

In Europe, how much does it cost to learn to fly gliders if you're already a private pilot? I am one, so I already have the medical and theory etc. but what cost can I expect for a GPL on top of a PPL?...
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What responsibility does a pilot have for people on the ground when making an emergency landing?

Recently, a Cessna made an emergency landing on a crowded beach in Portugal. The two occupants of the aircraft did not sustain any serious injuries, but two people on the ground died. A couple of ...
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Does the EASA/FAA require additional life vests, and life vests for infants/children?

Is there some requirements (EASA or FAA) for additional life vests, and life vests for infants/children on-board estimation?
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Do flight regulations prohibit sleeping on the floor of an airliner?

During a recent trip in a Finnair A350, a couple traveling together was occupying 1 row of three Economy Comfort seats. During the 12 hour flight, one of the couple stretched out on the seats, the ...
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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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Does taxiing time gets considered in a pilot's flying hours?

Basically the title. This could be referenced to US or European rules.
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Can I pass the EASA ATPL exams by studying FAA materials?

If I have the theoretical knowledge required for an FAA ATP, could I use that knowledge to pass the EASA ATPL exams?
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Can European (or more generally, non-US) airspace users airfile IFR flight plans?

In the US, there are two ways to airfile an IFR flight plan: Call Flight Service on the radio via the nearest FSS RCO and ask them to file the plan Ask the ATC entity you're talking to for a "pop up" ...
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Should I record my helicopter and autogyro time in separate logbooks?

I have been flying autogyros for some years now, and I am out to do my license on UL helicopters. I bought a new logbook to log all time in helicopters separately from autogyros. Is that correct? In ...
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Is an RT license required for EASA PPL holders?

Is an RT (radiotelephony) license required in the EU for an EASA PPL holder acting as PIC in an EU-based aircraft?
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How can I convert a Georgian CPL to an EASA frozen ATPL?

I am interested in how I can convert my CPL issued by Georgia to a frozen ATPL? Georgia is not a member of EASA.
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What are the certification requirements for software used at airports?

If you develop software that is used at the airport and integrates into a departure control system (DCS), is it required to undergo some IATA certification processes? When I search for IATA ...
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How can I keep my IR currency outside the USA?

I am an FAA PPL/IR holder living in Spain. My IR license was issued in May 13 of 2016, it has been over 6 months so now I need to log my 6HIT with a safety pilot. Is it possible to complete the ...
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Can I fly from the UK to Spain on an NPPL(A)?

I have a UK-issued NPPL(A) with microlight rating, can I fly my own aircraft to Spain on this?
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Which languages are EASA exams and other documents available in?

Does EASA provide exams, documents and regulations only in English or in all the European Union Languages? For example, I have to attend an exam for an EASA license. Can I do it only in English, or ...
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Can I do the EASA part 66 theory exams before starting practical training?

Is it possible to do the EASA Part 66 B1.1 exam modules first and do the practical training afterwards? Also, is it possible do the exams and training in different European countries?
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Where can we fly a drone in Paris?

I'm wandering if I can fly my Phantom 4 Pro in Paris. What are the restrictions? If it's not allowed, can I get an official authorization as I'm an experienced drone operator?
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What is a “frozen ATPL”?

I've heard the term "frozen ATPL" and it seems to be some kind of limited EASA ATP certificate. What exactly is a frozen ATPL? What privileges does it give the holder? How is it unfrozen to become - ...
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What is the correct phraseology for declaring a fuel emergency?

If I am pilot, approaching my destination airport and realise that, after landing I will have less than 30 minutes of fuel remaining, how exactly should I express this when communicating with ATC? ...
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Why isn't transition altitude standardized in Europe?

In the US, the transition altitude is standardized at 18,000ft, however in Europe it is different for every airport. Why is it not standardized like it is in the US? I could see situations where ...
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What is the maximum interception angle for ILS when on radar vectoring?

Some time ago when I was designing the approach radar module for the ATC simulator for HCAA, the spec was very clear that the limit had to be placed at 45 degrees. So I took it for granted and I didn'...
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Why is a straight-in approach not allowed to RWY 07 at Cluj (LRCL)?

Here's a VOR approach for runway 07 at Cluj (LRCL). On the lower left side of the chart you will see the "Straight-in" OCA(H) as N/A and then a "Circling" OCA(H) of 2540 (for category C). There is ...
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What is the difference between a MEL, MMEL, KOEL and Equipment List?

When we are determining what equipment must be operational for an aircraft to be considered airworthy we are presented with different kinds of equipment that could be installed on the airplane. What ...
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Can an air traffic controller refuse to give service to an aircraft based on moral grounds?

Today I learned about a Twitter account that tweets arrivals and departures to/from Geneva, of aircraft used by dictators. I was wondering if an individual air traffic controller could refuse to give ...
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What are the lowest authorized minimums for each ILS category?

I have been recently told that ILS minimums were changed some time ago. Could anyone tell me what the lowest authorized ILS minimums are for CAT I, CAT II, CAT IIIa, CAT IIIb and CAT IIIc? I'm ...
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What is the significance of the 10,600 lbs MTOW limit?

I recently noticed that several airplanes have MTOWs very near or exactly 10,600 lbs. That was an interesting phenomenon to me because I am familiar with the 12,500 lbs MTOW regulatory limit on ...
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Is it safe to fly ultralights at 6-7 weeks pregnancy?

Are there regulations or official guidance regarding pregnant women flying ultralight aircraft at 6-7 weeks pregnancy (amenorrhea weeks)?
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Can a US pilot fly a German D-xxxx aircraft in Germany?

Can a pilot with a US FAA certificate and a proper rating legally fly a D-xxx German-registered aircraft within Germany? How about the rest of the EU? Does it matter which type of aircraft? I'm most ...
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What FAA license does the EASA LAPL convert to?

I have read about getting a FAA licence to 'piggyback' with a EASA PPL(A). Is there a similar route for a EASA LAPL(A) licence. I assume if there is then there would be the same restrictions ie Max 4 ...
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Is there a database of radio-frequencies for airfields/airports in Europe?

Is there something like a register of frequencies for airfields/airports in Europe? I am building a VFR flight planner and would be interested to autofill a form with the frequencies dependent on the ...
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Under EASA rules, what do I need to do to be able to perform aerobatics?

In addition to the aerobatics mentioned in the title, I would also be interested into formation flying. Is there a specific licence to be acquired? Does a licence covers both? What are the ...
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How does a national ATC make money?

I was reading last week of the public listing of the Italian ATC provider. In the article it is said that If successful, the IPO would mark the first listing of a European national air traffic ...
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Can I get refractive eye surgery and pass a medical in Europe fitting EASA requirements?

I would like to attend a Class I pilot Licence, but my eyes are not 'the best'. If I'd undergo refractive surgery (RS from now on), and the intervention goes well, will I fit the requirements? For ...
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How can I convert a non-ICAO (Taiwanese) pilot's license to FAA or EASA?

So I'd like to know from somebody what's the process of converting a non-ICAO license. In particular, I'm trying to understand how a Taiwanese PPL can be converted to FAA PPL (I personally know people ...
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Which airplanes are required to have a Flight Data Recorder in Europe?

I know that not all aircraft are required to have a Flight Data Recorder (FDR) in Europe (for instance, a small single-engine airplane doesn't need one), but many are, and depending on the age of the ...
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Is it possible to obtain a CPL without a PPL?

I've overheard that trainee pilots hired by airlines are not required to pass the PPL exam before attempting the CPL exam. Is this allowed by regulation?
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Can I use a personally owned aircraft in the EU for PPL flight training?

Can I use my own C152 to gain my PPL (EASA) with a qualified instructor? Is this a considered a commercial flight? Can you define a 'training flight'? Is hour building a commercial flight? If I use ...
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Is it a mistake or standard procedure to lit the landing lights only on very short final?

Yesterday I was spotting at Barcelona International (LEBL). I noticed that at least two airliners were approaching with their landing lights OFF, just to light them on very short final (about 0.4NM ...
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What does a drone do when it's out of control range?

According to regulations, what should a mini-drone do once it is out of the control range? Would it continue flying even if it receives no signal? What about full size drones?
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Is there any country that requires window blinds to be open for takeoff and landing?

Does any country legally require the window blinds to be open for takeoff and landing? I'm asking about legal regulations that specifically mention window blinds, not airline procedures or general '...
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Can commercial air traffic operate from uncontrolled airport, airspace?

Are there any airports with scheduled services where big jets (say 737 or A320) or wide bodies regularly operate without control tower? Are there any rules (EASA FAA) for this? If controllers go ...
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What PPL routes are available with gliding experience?

I'm an early solo glider pilot, with the long term goal of also obtaining a PPL (not a LAPL(A)). I am planning to do this after I have obtained at least my bronze badge, which I aspire to within the ...