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Easy Access Rules for Air Operations

Revision 15, June 2021 - Available in online format
Easy Access - Air OPS

Revision 15 of Easy Access Rules on Air Operations includes:

  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/745 of 4 June 2020 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/1042 as regards postponing dates of application of certain measures in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1176 of 7 August 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1387 as regards postponing dates of application of certain measures in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/2036 of 9 December 2020 amending Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 as regards the requirements for flight crew competence and training methods and postponing dates of application of certain measures in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • ED Decision 2019/025/R of 17 December 2019 issuing the Certification Specifications for Aeroplane Flight Simulation Training Devices, as well as updating the Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material to Annex III (Part-ORO) to Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012;
  • ED Decision 2020/013/R of 18 August 2020 issuing the Certification Specifications for Aeroplane Flight Simulation Training Devices, as well as updating the Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material to Annex III (Part-ORO) to Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012;
  • ED Decision 2021/002/R updating the Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material to Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 on flight crew competence and training methods in order to facilitate the implementation of the new requirements on evidence-based training;
  • ED Decision 2021/005/R updating the Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material to Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 on aeroplane performance, PBCS, oxygen equipment, medical equipment, recorders, technical records, non-ETOPS operations, ground de-icing/anti-icing procedures;
  • ED Decision 2021/008/R updating the Acceptable Means of Compliance and Guidance Material to Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 on flight recorders and underwater locating devices — Certification specifications, acceptable means of compliance, and guidance material for locating an aircraft in distress.

More information in the Rule Amendment Status, which also includes:

  • A summary of changes to the Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 and the EASA ED Decisions;
  • A Revision Table, with the rule paragraph number and the type of change (deleted, new or changed text), for an easier identification of the paragraphs that were modified by the latest amendment;
  • All the amendments to Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 to date, with the dates of entry into force and dates of application; and
  • Easy references for the dates of application of specific provisions.

The Easy Access Rules for Air Operations, Revision 15 is available in two formats – as PDF and online dynamic publication.

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