EASA - CAA Responses to NPAs and CRDs Archive

Responses to Consultations on Notices of Proposed Amendments and Comment Response Documents

EASA Notices of Proposed Amendment

CAA Response 

EASA NPA 2010-01 Other Party Supplier ControlCAA response on NPA 2010-01
EASA NPA 2010-02 Improvement of GM to 21A.101No CAA comments
EASA NPA 2010-03 Introduction of ACAS II Software Version 7.1      CAA response on NPA 2010-03
EASA NPA 2010-04  Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of Composite Rotorcraft StructuresCAA response on NPA 2010-04
EASA NPA 2010-05  Appendix 1 Aircraft Type Ratings for Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance LicenceCAA response on NPA 2010-05
EASA NPA 2010-06  Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of Metallic Rotorcraft StructuresNo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2010-07  Amend AMC M.A.706(e) to cover additional cases for the competent authority to accept that the nominated post holder in the operator/Part M Subpart G organisation be employed by the contracted Part-145 organisationNo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2010-08  Control of Contracted Maintenance PersonnelNo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2010-09  Contracting of Continuing Airworthiness Management ActivitiesCAA response on NPA 2010-09
EASA NPA 2010-10  Alignment of Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 with Regulation (EC) No. 216/2008 and with ICAO Annex 6 requirement for human factor principles to be observed in the design and application of the aircraft maintenance programmeCAA response on NPA 2010-10
EASA NPA 2010-11  Passenger emergency exits, emergency features and escape routes - Harmonisation with FAANo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2010-12  Vibration Health MonitoringCAA response on NPA 2010-12
EASA NPA 2010-13  Environmental protection - classification of changes to a type designCAA response on NPA 2010-13
EASA NPA 2010-14  Implementing Rules for Flight and Duty Time Limitations and Rest Requirements for Commercial Air Transport (CAT) with Aeroplanes   CAA response on NPA 2010-14
EASA NPA 2011-01  Free Gas Balloons and Hot Air Balloons      No CAA comments
EASA NPA 2011-02  Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) Part BCAA response on NPA 2011-02
EASA NPA 2011-03  Large Aeroplane CSs in Supercooled Large Drop, Mixed Phase, and Ice Crystal Icing Conditions  CAA response on NPA 2011-03
EASA NPA 2011-04  Turbine Engine CS in Icing Conditions   No CAA comments
EASA NPA 2011-05  Third Country Operators  CAA response on NPA 2011-05
EASA A-NPA 2011-06  Consultation on the ICAO IVATF paper about the management of flight operations with known or forecast volcanic cloud contamination CAA response on A- NPA 2011-06
EASA NPA 2011-07  Appendix 1 - Aircraft Type Ratings for Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence   CAA response on NPA 2011-07
EASA NPA 2011-08  Implementation of CAEP/8 Amendments   No CAA comments
EASA NPA 2011-09  Incorporation of Generic SC and AMC CRIs in CS-25No CAA comments
EASA NPA 2011-10  Certification Specifications - Cabin Crew   CAA response on NPA 2011-10
EASA NPA 2011-11  Certification Specifications - Master Minimum Equipment List (CS-MMEL)CAA response on NPA 2011-11
EASA NPA 2011-12  Systematic review and transposition of existing FAA TSO standards for parts and appliances into EASA ETSONo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2011-13  Large Aeroplanes protection against fuel low level and fuel exhaustionNo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2011-14  Halon - Update of CSs in order to comply with EC regulationsCAA response on NPA 2011-14
EASA NPA 2011-15  Non-binding guidance on TBO limitsCAA response on NPA 2011-15
EASA NPA 2011-16  Qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorlogical Conditions (IMC)CAA response on NPA 2011-16
EASA NPA 2011-17  Volcanic AshCAA response on NPA 2011-17
EASA NPA 2011-18  Development of Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material for the implementation and measurement of Safety Key Performance Indicators (SKPIs) (ATM perforamnce IR)CAA response on NPA 2011-18
EASA NPA 2011-19  Aircraft Continuing Airworthiness MonitoringCAA response on NPA 2011-19

EASA NPA 2011-20  Authority, Organisation and Operations Requirements for Aerodromes:

A - Explanatory Note
BI - Draft Cover Regulation and Implementing Rules
BII - AMC Part-AR/-OR/-OPS 
BIII - CS-ADR Book 1 and 2 
C - Cross References
D - Regulatory Impact Assessment




CAA response on A
CAA response on BI
CAA response on BII
CAA response on BIII
CAA response on C
No CAA comments on D

EASA A-NPA 2012-01  Harmonised Transition AltitudeCAA response on A-NPA 2012-01
EASA NPA 2012-02  Electronic Flight Bags   No CAA comments
EASA NPA 2012-03  Control of suppliers of components and material used in maintenanceCAA response on NPA 2012-03
EASA NPA 2012-04  Critical Tasks   CAA response on NPA 2012-04
EASA NPA 2012-05  Certification Specification for Flight Crew Data (CS FCD)CAA response on NPA 2012-05
EASA NPA 2012-06  Sterile Flight Deck ProceduresCAA response on NPA 2012-06
EASA NPA 2012-07  Guidance material on volcanic ash safety risk assessmentCAA response on NPA 2012-07
EASA NPA 2012-08  Maintenance Check FlightsCAA response on NPA 2012-08
EASA NPA 2012-09  CS-Generic MMEL for other than complex motor powered aeroplanesCAA response on NPA 2012-09
EASA NPA 2012-10  Transposition of Amendment 43 to Annex 2 to the Chicago Convention on remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPASs) into common rules of the airCAA response on NPA 2012-10
EASA NPA 2012-11  Recognition of ED-12C/DO-178C in EASA AMC 20-115 (Software Considerations for Airborne Sytems and Equipment Certification)No CAA comments
EASA NPA 2012-12  Transfer of JAA Cabin Safety TasksCAA response on NPA 2012-12
EASA NPA 2012-13  Additional Requirements for OperationsNo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2012-14  Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material to Part-SERACAA response on NPA 2012-14
EASA NPA 2012-15  B2L and L LicencesCAA response on NPA 2012-15
EASA NPA 2012-16  Systematic review and transposition of existing FAA TSO standards for parts and appliances into EASA ETSOsCAA response on NPA 2012-16
EASA NPA 2012-17  Part-M GA Task Force Phase ICAA response on NPA 2012-17

EASA NPA 2012-18  Licensing and medical certification of air traffic controllers:

A -    Explanatory Note
BI -    Draft Cover Regulation and IR Part-ATCO, Part-ATCO.AR and Part-ATCO.OR
BII -    Part-ATCO.MED
BIII -   Appendices to Part-ATCO, Part-ATCO.AR and Part-ATCO.OR
BIV - AMC/GM to Part-ATCO, Part-ATCO.AR and Part-ATCO.OR
BV -  AMC to Part-ATCO, Subpart D, Section 2 (Initial training) 
BVI - AMC/GM to Part-ATCO.MED
C -    Regulatory Impact Assessment

 


CAA response on A
CAA response on BI
CAA response on BII
CAA response on BIII
CAA response on BIV
No CAA comments on BV
CAA response on BVI
CAA response on C

EASA NPA 2012-19  Approval requirements for Air-Ground Data Link and ADS-B in support of interoperability requirementsCAA response on NPA 2012-19
EASA NPA 2012-20  Amendment of the AMC for pilot medical certification (LAPL)CAA response on NPA 2012-20
EASA A-NPA 2012-21  Ash Ingestion in turbine enginesCAA response on A-NPA 2012-21
EASA NPA 2012-22  Large Aeroplane Certification Specifications in Supercooled Large Drop, Mixed phase, and Ice Crystal Icing Conditions - Advisory MaterialNo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2012-23  Turbine Engine CSs in Icing Conditions - Advisory MaterialNo CAA comments
EASA NPA 2012-24  Certification Specifications, Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material for Tethered Gas Balloons (CS-31TGB)  No CAA comments

 

EASA Comment Response Documents

CAA Response 

2011
CRD to NPA 2011-20  Authority, Organisation and Operations Requirements for AerodromesCAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-19  Aircraft Continuing Airworthiness Monitoring   No CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-17  Volcanic AshCAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-16  Qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC)CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-14 - Halon - Update of CSs in order to comply with EC regulationsNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-13  Large Aeroplanes protection against fuel low level and fuel exhaustionNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-12  Systematic review and transposition of existing FAA TSO standards for parts and appliances into EASA ETSONo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-11  CS-MMELCAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-10  CS - Cabin Crew DataNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-09  Incorporation of generic SC and AMC CRIs in CS-25CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-08  Implementation of CAEP/8 Amendments  No CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-07  Appendix 1 Aircraft type ratings for Part-66 aircraft maintenance licenceNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-05  Third Country Operators CAA Comments
CRD to NPA 2011-04  Turbine Engine Certification Specifications in Icing ConditionsNo CAA Comments
CRD toNPA 2011-03  Large Aeroplane Certification Specifications in Supercooled Large Drop, Mixed phase, and Ice Crystal Icing ConditionsNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2011-02  Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) Part B - Requirements regarding Services in Air NavigationCAA Comments
CRD to NPA 2011-01  Certification Specifications for free gas ballons and hot air balloonsNo CAA Comments
2010
CRD to NPA 2010-01 Third Party Supplier Control  CAA Comments
CRD to NPA 2010-02 Improvement of GM to 21A.101 No CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-03 Introduction to ACAS II Software Version 7.1CAA Comments
CRD to NPA 2010-04  Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of Composite Rotorcraft StructuresNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-05  Appendix 1, Aircraft Type Ratings for Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance LicenceNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-06  Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Evaluation of Metallic Rotorcraft StructuresNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-07  Amend AMC M.A.706(e) to cover additional cases for the competent authority to accept that the nominated post holder in the operator/Part_M Subpart G organisation be employed by the contracted Part-145 organisationNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-08  Control of Contracted Maintenance Personnel   No CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-10-1  Alignment of Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 with Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 and with ICAO Annex 6 requirement for human factor principles to be observed in the design and application of the aircraft maintenance programmeCAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-10-2  Alignment of Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 with Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 and with ICAO Annex 6 requirement for human factor principles to be observed in the design and application of the aircraft maintenance programmeCAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-11  Passenger Emergency Exits, Emergency Features and Escape Routes - Harmonisation with FAANo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-12  Vibration Health MonitoringCAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-13  Environmental Protection - Classification of changes to a type design  No CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2010-14  IR and CS on Flight and Duty Time Limitations and Rest Requirements for CAT with AeroplanesCAA comments
2009
CRD to NPA 2009-12  AvionicsNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2009-11 Systematic review and transposition of existing FAA TSO standards for parts and appliances into EASA ETSONo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2009-10  Cabin Air Quality onboard Large AeroplanesCAA comments
CRD to NPA 2009-09 De-icing/Anti-icingNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2009-07 Security Related Design StandardsNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2009-06 CompositesNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2009-04  Airworthiness Approval and Operational Criteria for on-board equipment related to Area Navigation for Global Navigation Satellite System approach operation to Localiser Performance with Vertical guidance minima using a Satellite Based Augmentation SystemCAA Comments
CRD to NPA 2009-02e  Implementing Rules for Cabin Crew in Commercial Air Transport Operations (Part-CC)CAA Comments
CRD to NPA 2009-02b  Implementing Rules for Air Operations of Community Operators (Part NCC and Part NCO)   

CAA comments

CRD to NPA 2009-02b  Implementing Rules for Air Operations of Community Operators - Part-OPS:

CRD a.1 -   Explanatory Note
CRD b.1 -   Cover Regulation OPS
CRD b.2 -   Resulting Text of Annex I - Defintions   (1 of 2) 
                                                                                          (2 of 2)
CRD b.3 -   Resulting Text of Part CAT
CRD b.4 -   Resulting Text of Part SPA
CRD c.11 - Acroynms




CAA response on CRD a.1 
CAA response on CRD b.1 
CAA response on CRD b.2 (1/2) CAA response on CRD b.2 (2/2)CAA response on CRD b.3 
CAA response on CRD b.4
CAA response on CRD c.11

CRD to NPA 2009-02b  Part SPO and Part CAT for sailplanes and balloons (OPS III)

CRD a.1 - Explanatory Note
CRD b.1 - Addendum to Cover Regulation
CRD b.2 - Resulting Text to Part-SPO
CRD b.3 - Resulting Text to Part-CAT

 


CAA response on CRD a.1
CAA response on CRD b.1
CAA response on CRD b.2
CAA response on CRD b.3

CRD to NPA 2009-01  Operational Suitability Certificate and Safety DirectivesCAA Comments
2008

CRD to NPA 2008-22b (and NPA 2009-02d) Authority and Organisation Requirements - Authority Requirements:

CRD b.1 - Cover Regulation Part-AR
CRD b.2 - Resulting Text Part-AR (IR)
CRD b.3 - Resulting Text Part-AR (AMC/GM)
Attachment 1 to CRD b.3 Application Form
Attachment 2 to CRD b.3 Examination Form
Attachment 3 to CRD b.3 LAPL Examination Form

 


CAA response on CRD b.1
CAA response on CRD b.2
CAA response on CRD b.3
Attachment 1 to CRD b.3
Attachment 2 to CRD b.3
Attachment 3 to CRD b.3

CRD to NPA 2008-22c (and NPA 2009-02c) Authority and Organisation Requirements - Organisation Requirements:

CRD b.1 - Cover Regulation Part-OR
CRD b.2 - Resulting Text Part-OR (IR)

 


CAA response on CRD b.1
CAA response on CRD b.2

CRD to NPA 2008-22d  Certification Specifications for Aeroplane Flight Simulation Training Devices   No CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2008-22e  Certification Specifications for Aeroplane Flight Simulation Training DevicesNo CAA comments
CRD to NPA 2008-20  Flight Testing  No CAA comments

CRD to NPA 2008-17b Implementing Rules for Pilot Licensing - Part-FCL:

 

CRD b.1 - Resulting Text - Cover Regulation and Annexes
CRD b.2 - Resulting Text - Part FCL and Appendices
CRD b.3 - Resulting Text - AMC/GM to Part FCL

CAA response on CRD b.1
CAA response on CRD b.2
CAA response on CRD b.3
CRD to NPA 2008-17c Implementing Rules for Pilot Licensing - Part Medical:

CRD b.1 - Resulting Text - Cover Regulation 
CRD b.2 - Resulting Text - Part MED 
CRD b.3 - Resulting Text - AMC/GM to Part-MED

CAA response on CRD b.1
CAA response on CRD b.2
CAA response on CRD b.3
CRD to NPA 2008-15  Essential Requirements for Civil Aviation Environmental ProtectionCAA Comments

CRD to NPA 2008/07 Part I and Part II  ELA process and standard changes and repairs and for introducing an Executive Director Decision on certification specifications and acceptable means of compliance for Light Sport Aeroplanes (CS-LSA)

CAA Comments - Part I
CAA Comments - Part II

CRD to NPA 2008-04 Type III Emergency Exit Access and Ease of OperationNo CAA comments  
CRD to NPA 2008-01 Extended Range Operations with Two-Engined Aeroplanes ETOPS Certification and OperationCAA Comments
2007
CRD to NPA 2007-09  Part-145 Single and Multiple Releases   CAA Comments

The EASA Notices of Proposed Amendment and Comment Response Documents can be found on EASA's Rulemaking webpage at:  http://www.easa.eu.int/ws_prod/r/r_main.php