This page provides a list of standard terms used when describing the EASA Regulations
The following table sets out the CAA’s agreed terminology for referring to EASA Regulations in future documents to provide a consistent reference:
Term to use
Regulation (EC) No.216/2008
The Basic EASA Regulation
A generic term to refer to the EASA Basic Regulation and all of the implementing rules made under it including the annexes.
A generic term to refer to all or any of the implementing rules including the annexes.
EASA Implementing Rules
The implementing rules for aircraft certification - Commission Regulation (EC) No.1702/2003
The EASA Aircraft Certification Regulation*
The implementing rules for continuing airworthiness - Commission Regulation (EC) No.2042/2003
The EASA Continuing Airworthiness Regulation*
The implementing rules for flight crew - Commission Regulation (EC) No.1178/2011
The EASA Aircrew Regulation*
The implementing rules for air operations - Commission Regulation (EC) No.965/2012
The EASA Air Operations Regulation* or
A mandatory provision contained in an Annex (ie not AMC or guidance)
* Depending on the context this may or may not include its Annexes. Normally it will do, unless reference is made to a particular Annex, e.g. Annex III of the EASA Air Operations Regulation.
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