CAA agreed EASA Terminology

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:

 

Legal instrument

 

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.

EASA Regulations

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 (EU) No.748/2012 
(repealing 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

EASA Ops*

The implementing rules for air traffic controllers –

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 805/2011

The EASA ATCO Regulation

The implementing rules for common rules of the air -

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 923/2012

The EASA SERA Regulation*

The implementing rules for airspace usage requirements –

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1332/2011

The EASA AUR Regulation*

The implementing rules for safety oversight of air traffic management and air navigation services –

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1034/2011

The EASA ATM/ANS Regulation

 

 

The implementing rules for common requirements for air navigation services –

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1035/2011

The EASA ANS Common Requirements Regulation*

The implementing rules for aerodromes –

Commission Regulation (EU) No. 139/2014

The EASA Aerodromes Regulation

A mandatory provision contained in an Annex (i.e. not AMC or guidance)

A requirement

* Depending on the context this may or may not include its Annexes. Normally it will do, unless refers is made to a particular Annex, i.e. Annex III of the EASA Air Operations Regulation.

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