FAQ n.19124

I am not familiar with the new rule structure. Which parts apply to me?

Answer

Reference: Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 on Air Operations and the associated Decisions

This is determined by the nature of your flight, and for non-commercial operation by the type of aircraft flown. The following diagram indicates under which requirements your flight should be operating.

Commercial operations Commercial air transport (CAT) Technical rules: Part CAT
Specific approvals: Part SPA
Operator requirements: Part ORO
Non-CAT 
(specialised operations - e.g. aerial work
Technical rules: Part SPO
Specific approvals: Part SPA
Operator requirements: Part ORO
Non-commercial operations Non-commercial operations 
(including training flights)
With complex motor-powered aircraft: Technical rules: Part NCC
Specific approvals: Part SPA
Operator requirements: Part ORO
With other-than-complex motor-powered aircraft Technical rules: Part NCO
Specific approvals: Part SPA
Specialised operations 
(e.g. aerial work)
Technical rules: Part SPO
Specific approvals: Part SPA
With complex motor-powered aircraft: also Part ORO
Last updated: 
14/02/2014

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