EASA 1178/2011 Part-FCL – Essentials. FLIGHT CREW LICENSING REGULATIONS (A) – 1 Day


The EASA ‘Basic Regulation’ (EU) 2018/1139 – ARTICLE 20 – ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS –

· Pilots and cabin crew involved in the operation of aircraft referred to in point (b) of Article 2(1), other than unmanned aircraft, as well as flight simulation training devices, persons and organisations involved in the training, testing, checking or medical assessment of those pilots and cabin crew, shall comply with the essential requirements set out in Annex IV.

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 of 3 November 2011 lays down technical requirements and administrative procedures. Regulatory activities which are a direct consequence of FCL include:

· Approval of flight crew training provision

· Approval of flight simulators and other synthetic training devices

· Approval of arrangements for the certification of the medical fitness for flight crew

Who is the course for?

This course is highly suitable for management pilots, administrators, Nominated Persons, and other Stake Holders including Quality & Safety Personnel.

What are the benefits of the training?

· Gain an Awareness of the Regulatory Background Driven by Reg EU 2018/1139

· Understand the Purpose of the Management System

· ATO & DTO Considerations

· Authority Oversite Requirements

· SMS obligations

· Annex I Part FCL Overview including annexes

Detailed Content / Topics (the following subjects will be addressed)

The main content addresses the following topics:

-Introduction to Flight Crew Licensing

-EASA Basic Reg 2018/ 1139 Introduction & Overview

-EASA 1178/2011 Amendments Overview

-Background EASA 1178/2011 Regulation Aircrew

-Annex VI Authority Requirements for Air Crew

-EASA ‘Approved Training Organisation’ (ATO)

-Considerations Related to EASA Regulation 1178/2011 – ORA.GEN.200 Management system

-SMS Key Elements of the ATO

-Declared Training Organisation DTO

-Introducing Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) within the EASA Environment

-Annex I Part FCL

-Subpart A-General Requirements

-Subpart B – Light Aircraft Pilot Licence – LAPL

-Subpart C – Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

-Subpart D – Commercial Pilot Licence – CPL

-Subpart E – Multi-Crew Pilot Licence – MPL

-Subpart F – Airline Transport Pilot Licence – ATPL

-Subpart G – Instrument Rating – IR

-Subpart H – Class and Type Ratings

-Subpart I – Additional Ratings

-Subpart J – Instructors

-Subpart K – Examiners

-Appendices to Annex I

-Appendix 1 – Crediting of Theoretical Knowledge

-Appendix 2 – Language Proficiency Rating Scale – Expert, Extended and Operational Level

-Appendix 3 – Training courses for the issue of a CPL and an ATPL

-Appendix 4 – Skill Test for the issue of a CPL

-Appendix 5 – Integrated MPL training course

-Appendix 6 – Modular training courses for the IR

-Appendix 7 – IR skill test

-Appendix 8 – Cross-crediting of the IR part of a class or type rating proficiency check

-Appendix 9 Training, skill test and proficiency check for MPL, ATP, type and class ratings, and proficiency check for IRS

Target Groups

Will be of significant benefit for persons involved in the management of pilot training as well as Pilots and Flight Operations Quality Auditors, Flight Operations Inspectors, Regulators, and other External Auditors and Interested Parties.


A background in an aviation environment and familiarity with existing Air Crew Regulations will be an advantage.

Learning Objectives

To familiarize participants with the structure and content of the Air Crew regulation (Annex1 1178/2012 FCL).

Certificate Wording

EASA Basic Reg2018/ 1139 Introduction, EASA 1178/2011 Amendments Overview. EASA 1178/2011 Regulation Aircrew All Parts & Appendices -Regulatory Review covering objective and method. ORA.GEN.200 Management system, ATO & SMS Key Elements. Declared Training Organisation DTO, Introducing PBN.


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1 day – The training will start at 09.00 and finish at 17.00, with appropriate refreshment breaks.

To register for this training, please email team@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806


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