This Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) addresses several issues in the environmental, economic, and regulatory coordination domains related to commercial air transport operations using single-engined aeroplane at night/in IMC (CAT SET-IMC).
This NPA is linked to amendment 29 to ICAO Annex 6, applicable since 2005, which provided SARPs for CAT SET-IMC operations and which has not yet been transposed in the EU regulatory framework.
The specific objective is to allow CAT SET-IMC operations in Europe through cost-efficient rules which mitigate the risks linked to an engine failure to a level comparable with similar operations with twin-engined aeroplanes.
This NPA proposes new provisions specifically drafted for CAT SET-IMC, which amend Annex II, IV and Annex V to Regulation (EU) No 965/2012.
The proposed changes are expected to maintain safety, improve harmonisation and ensure ICAO compliance.
According to Article 3(3) of the Rulemaking Procedure adopted by Agency's Management Board any person or organisation may propose the development of a new rule or an amendment thereto.
How to submit a Rulemaking proposal
In order to be considered in the development of the next Rulemaking Programme/s the proposals should be submitted to the Agency not later than 30 September at RWPD [at] easa [dot] europa [dot] eu using the Rulemaking Proposal Form. The Rulemaking Proposal Form has been designed to solicit the most information from the proposer to facilitate the assessment of the proposal and will further aid in the preparation of rulemaking documentation once the proposal is accepted onto the Rulemaking Programme. Please aid this process by submitting as much information as you can, including references to any supporting documents. Please note that failure to complete the form in full is not a justification for rejecting the proposal, although it may delay the proposal's acceptance.
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