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Aircrew regulation

Aircrew regulation

 

SUMMARY OF:

Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 — technical requirements and administrative procedures related to civil aviation aircrew pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 216/2008

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE REGULATION?

It sets out detailed rules for civil aviation aircrew in respect of the common rules on civil aviation set out in Regulation (EU) 2018/1139.

KEY POINTS

The Regulation sets out detailed rules covering a number of issues:

  • Conditions for issuing, maintaining, amending, limiting, suspending or revoking pilot licences and associated medical certificates;
  • the privileges and responsibilities of the holders of pilot licences and associated medical certificates;
  • the conditions for the conversion of existing national pilot licences and of national flight engineer licences into Flight Crew Licences (Part-FCL), as well as the conditions for the acceptance of licences from non-EU countries;
  • the certification of persons responsible for providing flight training or flight simulation training and for assessment;
  • the periodic medical assessment of cabin crew members, as well as the qualification of persons responsible for this assessment;
  • the conditions for issuing, maintaining, amending, limiting, suspending or revoking cabin crew attestations, as well as the privileges and responsibilities of the holders of cabin crew attestations;
  • the conditions for issuing, maintaining, amending, limiting, suspending or revoking certificates of pilot training organisations and of aero-medical centres involved in the qualification and aero-medical assessment of civil aviation aircrew;
  • the requirements for the certification of flight simulation training devices and for organisations operating and using those devices;
  • the requirements for the administration and oversight to be fulfilled by the EU countries, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and the organisations in relation to the above rules.

FROM WHEN DOES THE REGULATION APPLY?

It has applied since 8 April 2012.

BACKGROUND

For more information, see:

MAIN DOCUMENT

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 of 3 November 2011 laying 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 (OJ L 311, 25.11.2011, pp. 1-193)

Successive amendments to Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 have been incorporated into the original document. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2018 on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Union Aviation Safety Agency, and amending Regulations (EC) No 2111/2005, (EC) No 1008/2008, (EU) No 996/2010, (EU) No 376/2014 and Directives 2014/30/EU and 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, and repealing Regulations (EC) No 552/2004 and (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 (OJ L 212, 22.8.2018, pp. 1-122)

last update 05.12.2018

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