EASA Regulation 1178/2011 Including EASA Part FCL

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Flight Crew Licencing (FCL) in Europe: Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 of November 3, 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 European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) was given, under Regulation (EC) No. 216/2008, full legal responsibility for flight crew licensing in the European Union States. EASA is able to rely on the support of the NAAs in the Member States acting as Qualified Entities to implement FCL.

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.

The purpose of this three-day course is to consider in detail the obligations affecting EASA Air Crew Regulation. A review of EASA Basic Regulation 2018/1139 is provided, together with a comprehensive introduction to the annexes contained in EU Regulation 1178/11 and Amending Regulations for Air Crew.


- Introduction to EASA Basic Regulation
- Gain a Detailed Understanding of the Structure and Content of Regulation EU 1178/2011
- A detailed review of Part FCL
- Understand the Requirements of an ATO Management System
- Review of ATO CMS & SMS requirements
- Gain confidence in the use of the regulation together with AMC’s and Guidance Material


1. Introduction to Flight Crew Licensing
2. Abbreviations & Terms
3. EASA Basic Reg 2018/1139 Introduction & Overview
4. EASA 1178/2011 Amendments Overview
5. Background EASA 1178/2011 Regulation Aircrew
6. Annex VI Authority Requirements for Air Crew
7. EASA Annex VII (Part-ORA) - Subpart Gen - General Requirements
8. Safety Occurrence & Reporting - Regulation (EU) 376/2014
9. Safety Occurrence & Reporting - Mandatory Occurrence Reports
10. Management System Complex/Non-Complex
11. Safety Management System Complex/Non-Complex
12. EASA ‘Approved Training Organisation’ (ATO)
13. Considerations Related to EASA Regulation 1178/2011 - ORA.GEN.200 Management system
14. Compliance Management System Complex/Non-Complex
15. Introducing the European Safety Risk Classification Scheme
16. Risk Assessment in EASA Pilot Training Considerations
17. Declared Training Organisation DTO
18. OSD - Flight Crew Data
19. OSD - CS CCD Cabin Crew Data
20. CS SIMD Simulators Source Data
21. 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

22. 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


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


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


To familiarize participants with the new structure and content of the Air Crew regulation (Part FCL).


Course type: Presentation without voice over

Duration equivalent to three-day classroom training
Category: Operations
Price: 170 EUR


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