What we do

The main tasks of the Agency currently include:

  • Drafting aviation safety legislation and providing technical advice to the European Commission
    and to the Member States;
  • Inspections and training to ensure uniform implementation of European aviation safety legislation in all Member States;
  • Airworthiness and environmental type-certification of aeronautical products, parts and appliances;
  • Approval of aircraft design organisations world-wide and of production and maintenance organisations outside the EU;
  • Coordination of the European Community SAFA (Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft) programme;
  • Coordination of safety programmes, data collection, analysis and research to improve aviation safety.