Use of aircraft parts without EASA Form 1.

NOTE: On May 18, 2022, an update of rule 21.A.307 came into force. I have not yet sorted out exactly what effect that update has on the use of parts without a Form 1, but it appears to make it more difficult. It is generally believed that on certified aircraft you can only use parts … Continue reading “Use of aircraft parts without EASA Form 1.”

Rules and regulation links

Some links to web sites with rules and regulations that I’ve found useful. EASA regulations – This is EASA’s regulation portal. If you haven’t already, read my quick guide to EASA regulations. ICAO Annexes and Documents – This is perhaps esoterica, but if you really want to understand procedures and regulations you need to read … Continue reading “Rules and regulation links”

Flight planning links

Some links to flight planning sites or products that I’ve found useful. Autorouter – The ultimate flight planning tool for IFR in Europe. Provides automatic route finding to handle the byzantine routing rules found in most of Europe. It will generate a complete briefing pack with ATS and operational flight plan, MET and AIS information, … Continue reading “Flight planning links”

Some useful links

This is a list of some web sites and pages that I’ve found useful and interesting. Social media and organisations EuroGA – A friendly pan-European discussion forum for general aviation pilots. You will find all kinds of people from student pilots, through highly experienced private pilots and even some professionals. The discussions usually have high … Continue reading “Some useful links”

National regulations vs. EASA regulations

Within the EU we have a combination of national legislation and EU legislation (regulations). Beginning with the first EASA Basic Regulation in 2009, the EU has introduced more and more regulations concerning aviation. A principle of the EU is that regulations completely replaces national legislation for the areas they cover. I.e. EU member states are … Continue reading “National regulations vs. EASA regulations”