Complex versus non-Complex

This is an extract from AMC1 OR.GEN.200(b) Management System

SIZE, NATURE AND COMPLEXITY OF THE ACTIVITY

  1. An organisation should be assessed as complex when:

    a.it has a workforce of more than 20 full time equivalents.

  2. Notwithstanding the size of the organisation, the following complexity criteria should be also assessed:

    a. extent and scope of contracted activities.

  3. Notwithstanding the size of the organisation, the following risk criteria should also be assessed:

    a. use of the following special approvals: RNP-X, LVO, ETOPS, HHO, HEMS, NVIS, DG, SFL;
    b. different types of aircraft operated or used;
    c. environment (offshore, mountainous area etc…).

  4. Notwithstanding the criteria above, the following organisations should be considered as non complex:

    a. approved training organisations only providing training for basic LPL, LPL, PPL, SPL and BPL;
    b. commercial operators of other than complex motor powered aircraft performing only local operations;
    c. aeromedical centres.