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CAAS, EASA and AIRBUS collaborate to advance safety of unmanned aircraft systems in urban environments

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August 9, 2018

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Airbus have agreed to collaborate in the development of safety standards and regulatory requirements for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in urban environments. The tripartite Project Document, which lays out the areas of collaboration, was signed by representatives from CAAS, EASA and… Read More ›

EASA welcomes new rules on mental fitness of air crew

The European Union published new safety rules on air operations, including new provisions to better support the mental fitness of air crew. The Regulation includes the following safety measures: Support programme: all pilots working for European airlines will have access to a support programme that will assist and support pilots in recognising, coping with, and… Read More ›

EASA meets with airlines, crew members and authorities to support implementation of flight time limitations rules

180 participants from the European aviation industry participated in a workshop organized by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on flight time limitation (FTL) rules and fatigue risk management (FRM). This workshop is the third FTL workshop organized by EASA to gain valuable feedback and insights from airlines on the implementation of the rules and… Read More ›

EASA at AERO 2018: A vision for the future of General Aviation (GA)

Implementation of EASA’s simpler, lighter and better rules for the GA community has started to happen – milestones have been reached – enabling safe innovative technologies and safety promotion a growing priority At this year’s AERO international GA fair (Friedrichshafen, Germany, 18th– 21st April 2018), EASA Certification Director Trevor Woods and his team presented the latest… Read More ›

EASA addresses aviation’s impact on climate change.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) proposes today that newly designed aeroplane types meet a CO2 standard from the 1st of January 2020, and that aeroplane types already in-production meet a separate CO2 standard starting from the 1st of January 2023. The objective of this so-called ‘Opinion’ published on 7 November 2017 by EASA is… Read More ›

EASA inaugurates Singapore office

Singapore 11 October 2017 – The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) officially opened on 11 October 2017 a regional office in Singapore. EASA’s Singapore office will strengthen the well-established partnership between the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and EASA, and will support the aviation industry from Singapore and Europe. The regional office will also… Read More ›

EASA at AERO: GA strategy takes a big step forward

EASA presents practical results of smart regulation and risk-based approach – many waypoints of the EASA GA Roadmap have been reached – other highlights include BlackShape certification. At AERO 2017, EASA has presented a number of tangible results of its GA strategy based on minimum necessary rules and a flexible, risk-based approach. The strategy’s key… Read More ›

EASA’s re-written CS-23 revolutionary, paves the way for a new era in general aviation, GA industry says

EASA Certification Director Trevor Woods presented EASA’s re-written CS-23 certification rules for small aircraft at AERO today, pointing out that the ‘EASA CS-23 are new, smart and flexible rules, prepared with and for a safe innovative GA industry’. The reorganised CS-23 remove design limitations for manufacturers and thus open the way to innovation. Also GA… Read More ›

The European Union and South Asia strengthen ties in civil aviation

Kick-off of a new technical cooperation project managed by EASA The European Union (EU) and South Asian states celebrated the launch of a new project today to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), will enhance aviation safety, promote institutional and industrial links, and mitigate… Read More ›

EASA cooperate with CERT-EU on cybersecurity

The European Aviation Safety Agency signed on 10 February 2017 a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-EU) of the EU Institutions. CERT-EU’s mission is to support the European Institutions to protect themselves against intentional and malicious attacks that would hamper the integrity of their IT assets and harm the interests of… Read More ›

Safety Precautions regarding the Transport by Air of Damaged, Defective or Recalled Lithium Batteries

On 09/02/2017 EASA withdrew the SIB 2016-14 R1 and published SIB 2017-01. This SIB contains general recommendations regarding the transport by air, as cargo and by passengers, of damaged, recalled, defective or potentially hazardous lithium batteries, including those contained in equipment. The difference between this new SIB and the previous one is that the recommendations… Read More ›

EASA signs Memorandum of Cooperation with Clean Sky

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on 23 November 2016 with the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking. The MoC formalises and strengthens the cooperation between the 2 organisations and aims to identify viable combined effort and teamwork in all areas of common interest with regard to aviation research. These areas… Read More ›

EASA signs a new Memorandum of Cooperation with SESAR

Today EASA signed a new Memorandum of Cooperation with the SESAR Joint Undertaking (SJU) at the EU High Level Conference on Drones in Warsaw. This new MoC replaces the existing agreement between EASA and SJU  to promote collaboration on SESAR 2020, the next phase of research and development (R&D) on air traffic management. The MoC… Read More ›

EU and China launch €10 million aviation cooperation project.

Take-off of a new technical cooperation action implemented by EASA and CAAC. A new chapter in EU–China aviation relations started today, with the official launch of the EU-China Aviation Partnership Project (APP). The 5-year, €10 million project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and partners, will link technical cooperation with policy dialogue between… Read More ›

EASA, IATA Move to Reduce Risk of Loss of Control Accidents.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations. The so called “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requirements aim to better train pilots in order to face unexpected events, potentially leading to a loss… Read More ›

EASA allows use of Electronic Devices on board.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will publish by the end of November 2013 guidance which will extend to all phases of flight the possibility to use personal electronic devices (PED) such as tablets, smartphones, e-readers and mp3 players as long as the devices are in ‘Flight Mode’ or ‘Airplane Mode’. Current EASA guidance allows… Read More ›

EASA and Transport Canada enhance their cooperation in Aviation Safety.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) signed on 24 September 2013 a Working Arrangement to harmonise their approach to international safety standards, which will ensure that a high uniform level of civil aviation safety is maintained. This Working Arrangement establishes working procedures between EASA and TCCA in the frame… Read More ›

EASA publishes new rules for pilots flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions.

The European Aviation Safety Agency today published a proposal to the European Commission containing rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). With this so-called Opinion, the Agency puts forward new and more accessible instrument ratings focussed on General Aviation pilots. The proposed changes are expected to increase safety with regard to the… Read More ›

EASA strongly opposes disinformation campaign on Flight Time Limitations.

  The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today expressed its strong disagreement with the current disinformation campaign organised throughout Europe by the European Cockpit Association on the Agency’s proposal to amend the current EU rules on flight and duty time limitations and rest requirements (FTL) for commercial air transport.   Contrary to what this pilot… Read More ›

EASA publishes new simplified rules for Third Country Operators in the European Union.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today published a proposal to establish a single system for the safety approval of Third Country Operators (TCO) operating into, within or out of the European Union (EU). Released in a document known as an Opinion, the proposed rules have been subject to two rounds public consultation in 2011… Read More ›

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