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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.

The European Air Safety Agency (EASA) is the European agency responsible for regulation of aviation and investigation of aviation accidents/incidents.

EASA is based in Cologne, Germany. Its responsibilities broadly include:

  • Expert advice to the EU for drafting new legislation
  • Implementing and monitoring safety rules, including inspections in the Member States;
  • Type certification of aircraft and components
  • Authorization of third-country (non EU) operators
  • Safety analysis and research.

Appropriate questions for this tag would include those activities which require working directly with the EASA, such as:

  • Certification
  • Approval
  • Manual Approvals/Acceptance/Revisions
  • Filling out and submitting various forms
  • Rulemaking Process

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