EASA Part FCL Regulatory Training Essentials – 1 Day


Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 of 3 November 2011 lays down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to civil aviation aircrew pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

The provisions of the Regulation on Aircrew are published in several documents: Implementing Rules (published in the Official Journal of the European Union) and associated Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC), Guidance Material (GM) and Certification Specifications (published on the Agency website).

The purpose of this one day course on is consider in detail the obligations affecting EASA Air Crew Regulation. A review of EASA Basic Regulation 216/08 is provided together with a comprehensive introduction to the annexes contained in EU regulation 1178/11 and Amending Regulations for Air Crew.

The Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to Part-FCL and Part-MED were adopted by the Agency and published on the Agency’s webpage in December 2011. (ED Decision 2011/016/R AMC and GM Part-FCL and ED Decision 2011/015/R AMC and GM Part-MED). Additionally in April 2012: ED Decision 2012/005/R (GM to Part-CC), ED Decision 2012/006/R (AMC and GM to Part-ARA) and ED Decision 2012/007/R (AMC and GM to Part-ORA).

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

The main content addresses the following topics:

– Introduction to Flight Crew Licensing
– Abbreviations & Definitions
– Regulatory Background EASA
– EASA 1178/2011 Regulation Aircrew
– FCL changes from JAR FCL to EASA FCL
– Introducing Performance Based Navigation (PBN) within the EASA Environment
– Annex I Part FCL
– Annex 2 Conversion NPL for A & H
– Annex III Conditions for the acceptance of licenses issued by or on behalf of 3rd countries (ICAO)
– Annex IV Part Medical
– Annex V Part Cabin Crew
– Annex VI Authority requirements for Air Crew

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 new structure and content of the Air Crew regulation (CAR FCL).


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 office@sassofia.com or Call +359 28210806 or Fax +359 28210806

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