FAQ Answer

FAQ Answer

Will the two-year derogation be available to Non-Member State Approved Training Organisations located in the UK?

The UK CAA EASA OPS derogation will only apply to UK Air Operator’s Certificate holders. (last updated September 2012)


Flight Operations - Aeroplanes Specific

  1. Now the EU Cover Regulation for Air Operations is in place, is the United Kingdom’s primary legislation still required?
  2. Are camera operators and pipe and powerline surveyors considered to be technical crew?
  3. Will an EASA Implementing Rules Air Operator’s Certificate be issued before the end of the derogation period, 28 October 2014?
  4. Should transition to the EASA Implementing Rules be achieved early, is it possible that a stakeholder may find itself not in compliance with EU-OPS?
  5. Should transition to the EASA Implementing Rules be achieved early, what criteria will the CAA use for the oversight of such stakeholders?
  6. During the derogation period, will the changes impact any part of the Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft checks?
  7. Do any of these changes apply to Isle of Man (M) registered aeroplanes?
  8. Do any of these changes apply to United Kingdom (G) registered aeroplanes operating on an Air Operator’s Certificate issued under the Air Navigation Order for a stakeholder with its principal place of business outside of the European Union, such as the Channel Islands?
  9. Do any of these changes apply to United Kingdom (G) registered aeroplanes operating state activity flighs on an Air Operator’s Certificate issued under the ANO for a Stakeholder with their principal place of business inside the United Kingdom?
  10. Will ‘stand alone’ RVSM/MNPS Approvals still be issued for non-commercial operations?
  11. Must an Approved Training Organisation’s Director of Quality (ie Quality Management Systems Manager) submit a “Form 4” for CAA endorsement/approval as the organisation’s Compliance Monitoring Manager?
  12. Will the two-year derogation be available to Non-Member State Approved Training Organisations located in the UK?
  13. What happens to CAP 737 CRM?