EASA Information relating to Licensing and Training Standards Transition to EASA Regulations
The UK implemented the European Regulations for flight crew licensing on the 17 September 2012.
European Regulations (EU) 1178/2011 (amended by Regulation No 290/2012) for European pilot licences and the attached ratings and certificates became effective in April 2012.
Please Note: Details of the UK's key implementation dates, including when the UK CAA will commence issuing EASA licences and Medical Certificates can be found in the 'Quick Guide'
CAP 804 - Flight Crew Licensing: Mandatory Requirements, Policy & Guidance
CAP 804 is produced by the Licensing & Training Standards Division of the CAA. It notifies the UK requirements for pilot licensing and is also a guide to the new European licensing requirements. CAP 804 became effective on 17 September 2012. LASORs has now been withdrawn. Paper copies of CAP 804 in A5 format, with an amendment service, are available to purchase from TSO (The Stationery Office).
Please see the Pilots section for:
The UK CAA has produced the following guidance on the transition to the EASA Aircrew Regulation:
As a result of the adoption of EASA Part-FCL, the format of Flight Crew Licences has changed effective from 17 September 2012.
The following documents are extracts from CAP804, and provide a guide to the new licence layout and content:
The format of Examiner Certificates has also changed, effective from 17 September 2012.The following document is intended to provide a guide to the new layout and content.
A number of Information Notices (INs) and Aeronautical Circulars (AICs) have been and will continue to be published with regard to the Transition; these can be found using the following links:
A letter was sent to all Pilots in June 2011 (who held a current JAR-FCL Medical).