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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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What is the difference between ICAO, JAA, FAA, EASA, and CAA?

There seems to be many regulation bodies across the globe, how are they different and how are they alike? Specifically, how is ICAO different from the rest?
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What are the advantages, disadvantages and current state of affairs for text-based ATC?

This answer has a rather interesting (and quite lengthy) discussion, on a concept of using text-based rather than voice-based communication between ATC and the cockpit. As it turns out, the FAA has ...
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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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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’...
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Is there an online source for European Instrument Approach Procedures?

The FAA offers instrument approach procedures on their website free of charge (FAA Charts). Is there a similar site provided by EASA or the EU?
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How do I renew/revalidate my lapsed JAR PPL?

I obtained a JAR PPL in 2003 and flew regularly for a few years afterwards. My last flight as Pilot in Command was around 2006 and as I have not kept up the required number of hours per year since ...
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What concerns do the FAA and EASA have with “own-ship position display” on EFBs?

I've read a couple of times that "own-ship position display" is not authorized for use on Class 1 or 2 EFBs (by the FAA), and that both the FAA and EASA are cautioning against that feature's use on ...
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May I fly an aircraft registered in an EASA member with an EASA licence (NOT same country as airplane) outside Europe?

Let's say that I have an Italian PPL licence and with my I- registered aircraft (small Cessna example) I want to fly in the US or in Argentina, then ICAO rules allow me to do that. Am I correct? (I ...
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Can hours at an FAA flightschool be credited to an EASA PPL?

Does anyone know if it's possible to put FAA flight school hours towards an EASA (UK/CAA) PPL? I've heard answers from "NO" to "Of course" and everything in between, but am struggling to find any ...
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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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Will I fail a skills test for doing a constant-aspect climb-out?

The climb-out for one of the runways at my local aerodrome is over a residential area, with fields to the left. My instructor has had a bee in his bonnet lately about engine failure after take-off if ...
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What is TAPS in this report?

In researching for this question, I came across some reports from EASA referring to TAPS. What is the meaning of TAPS in this context?
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If an aircraft does not have an FDR, must one be installed to comply with Flight Data Monitoring requirements in EASA countries?

Flight Data Monitoring (FDM), which analyzes FDR data to accomplish things like ensuring that pilots are following SOP's, is a requirement for EASA's Third Country Operators (TCO) certification, ...
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Can I fly a glider in Europe on a Canadian Glider License?

I currently live in Canada as a Permanent Resident and I recently received my Canadian Glider Pilot License. I will be going to Europe soon so I was wondering what I have to do to be able to fly a ...
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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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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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Would flying below FL285 be feasible for aircraft that don't comply with EASA CPDLC?

I am not a pilot, my understanding about flight is limited. EASA CPDLC will require airplanes to be capable of PM-CPDLC data communication to fly above FL285. For an airline with multiple 767-300 ...
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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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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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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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Is an EASA STC valid if it mentions issue 1 of a Master Drawing List that was later revised?

EASA STC certificate mentions the original issue of the Master Drawing List of the STC as "Associated Technical Documentation". But the STC provider delivered a revised version of the MDL. Is the ...
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Are there ever temporary flight corridors?

A recent question on FAA handling of evacuations prompted me to wonder if there are ever temporary (emergency based) flight corridors set up by any of the governing authorities? For example, is ...
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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. So far, I have only come across with FedEx ...
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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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For an FAA commercial license, can I use EASA/ICAO 2nd class medical?

I have an FAA 3rd class and EASA 2nd class medical. On my EASA 2nd class medical it says "This medical certificate complies with ICAO standards". To obtain an FAA commercial pilot license, will I ...
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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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I have an FAA ATPL based on a foreign ATPL, can I convert it to an EASA ATPL?

I have an FAA ATPL based on my Foreign ATPL. Am I now able to convert my new FAA ATPL to EASA ATPL? Of course with me doing all the exams etc.. or am I only allowed to convert my original foreign ...
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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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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 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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Where is an EASA PPL valid outside of Europe?

I am considering obtaining an EASA PPL in the U.K. I would like to know where exactly in the world the license is recognized with little to no additional paperwork/training outside of Europe. ...
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What term is the EASA equivalent of the DER in the FAA safety assurance process?

When the FAA approves a hardware or software (or mixed) system for use in an aircraft requiring Type Certification, A Designated Engineering Representative (DER) is selected to work with the ...
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What is the authority in the UK?

Is the United Kingdom subject to the EASA's authority or the CAA's (Civil Aviation Authority) authority?
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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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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 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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Would a 767-300 be considered FANS-1 capable without SATCOM?

It is known that aircraft flying in Europe above FL285 will be mandated to be capable of PM-CPDLC data link communication. Our 767-300 has ACARS CMU, Pegasus FMC, MCDU and VHF radios (three). The ...
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Is implementation of CPDLC mandated by EASA?

Is CPDLC (Controller–pilot data link communications) mandatory by EASA? I have not heard any update that Airlines are using CPDLC. While talking to some of the pilots I heard that they have been ...
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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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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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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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How important are my EASA exam scores for getting a future airline job?

I'm doing my ATPL and I hear a lot of stories about what scores you should get in your exams to get a job as soon you get the licence. Does anyone have any information about how important the exam ...
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Difference between EASA and FAA regulations for airliners? [closed]

The design of large transport aircraft is governed by EASA's CS-25 regulation and the FAA's FAR Part 25 regulation. It seems however that these regulations are nearly identical. It is obvious that a ...
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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 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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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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How to convert an EASA CPL(H) to FAA CPL(H)?

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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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?