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Regulation (EU) 1321/2014 details the rules for the continuing airworthiness and maintenance of aircraft subject to EASA regulation. Part M Subpart F of this Regulation concerns the maintenance of EASA aircraft with a MTOM of 5700 kg and below, single engine helicopters and components that are used for non-commercial air transport.
An organisation with their
principal place of business located in the UK, that wishes to carry out maintenance on EASA aircraft with a MTOM of 5700 kg and below and components that are used for non-commercial air transport.
Organisations with their principal place of business located outside the UK, including the Channel Islands, should apply directly to EASA.
Organisations needing to change a Registered Company or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Number will require a new initial approval as it cannot be classed as a change to an existing approval. See
CAP 562, Leaflet C-30 for further information.
If adding an aircraft which falls within a
generic aircraft group that you already hold on your approval certificate (e.g. Piston engine aeroplanes – metal structure not exceeding 5700 kg) then you should email an exposition amendment to
email@example.com or attach/upload the draft exposition to the online application form (where applicable). Please do not send to your surveyor directly as it will delay your application processing.
You can complete the remove ratings and facilities form provided that these are the only changes you are making to the approval. There is no charge for this service but you will need to provide a copy of your amended exposition.
In cases where an organisation holds more than one approval and requires to make an application for a change of address which will affect each approval held, you can complete the change of address form which will cater for both BCAR and EASA approvals. (You will need to provide a copy of your amended expositions).
Changes to the key personnel in an organisation must be notified to CAA.
Please ensure that the CAA policy on fitness of character is fully understood before submission of an application.
You can add or remove/change the details of one or several people, including identifying their role(s) and the types of approval(s) they have responsibility for, by completing the Change of Accountable Manager or Nominated Postholder form. This form caters for both EASA approvals as well as BCAR (national) approvals. There is no charge for changes of personnel.
Please note that for changes of Nominated Postholders, a Form 4 (SRG1705) will need to be completed and attached to the application.
To help us progress your application please send a copy of your draft exposition to firstname.lastname@example.org or attach/upload the draft exposition to the online application form (where applicable).
See the Official Record Series 5, CAA Scheme of Charges.
In the event of a discrepancy between the information here and the Official Record Series 5, CAA Scheme of Charges (Airworthiness, Noise Certification and Aircraft and
Aircraft Engine Emissions), the Scheme of Charges takes precedence.
If the number of hours taken by the CAA to carry out its investigations in relation to the application exceeds the
cost shown above, the applicant must pay an excess hourly charge. The CAA shall determine the excess hourly charge by
taking the total number of excess hours taken by the CAA to complete the required investigations in relation to the
application and multiplying that number of hours by an hourly charge. The balance for the excess hourly charge (total
hourly charge less initial charge already paid) is payable by the applicant to the CAA and will be invoiced to the
Payments can be made by credit or debit card or by bank transfer. When using bank transfer, please identify what the payment
is for by including your approval reference and receiving department.
You will receive an automated email receipt for your online application. Approval certificates will be processed and
dispatched within 20 working days following receipt of a recommendation from a CAA Regional Office.
Same day, special delivery and other customised services are available at an additional cost. This service is on
request, which should be made at the time of initial application. Documents are worked to a same day turnaround from
receipt of customer request by 11:00 to completion of the processing of the application by 16:30 on the same working
day. The customer will be able to collect the documents by 16:30 on the same day or the documents shall be sent by
Royal Mail special delivery, where this is included in the service.
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A company is a separate Legal Entity governed by the Companies Act, which conducts activities on its own behalf and is distinct from the persons who own and control it. The shareholders are the owners and control the company, but their liability in relation to the company's creditors is limited. Incorporation is the process by which the company is entered on the register at the Companies Registry, and thereby comes into existence as a separate legal person. A Certificate of Incorporation will be sent to the company by the Companies Registry on first incorporation and on any change of name.
Complete and submit the online application form.
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