A Complex Motor Powered Aircraft is defined as “>3175Kg, certified for >9 Passengers, minimum of two pilots”. Is it complex if the aircraft meets all or one or more of the criteria?
‘Complex’ in relation to a helicopter means ‘certificated’ with any one, or more, of the conditions stated i.e. Or not And. The definition may be found in Article 3 of the EASA Basic Regulation (EC 216/2008). (last updated September 2012)