Revision 19 of the Easy Access Rules for Air Operations (EAR for Air OPS) incorporates the Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) and Guidance Material (GM) to the Annexes to Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 (‘Air OPS Regulation’), as amended by the following ED Decisions:
- ED Decision 2022/012/R on all-weather operations;
- ED Decision 2022/014/R on flight crew training and checking; and
- ED Decision 2022/017/R on continuing-airworthiness management in a single air carrier business grouping.
It also includes Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/2203 amending the Air OPS Regulation as regards the applicability of the requirements for locating an aircraft in distress.
The EAR for Air OPS cover all Annexes to the Air OPS Regulation (Definitions, Part-ARO, Part-ORO, Part-CAT, Part-SPA, Part-NCC, Part-NCO, Part-SPO), as well as the related Certification Specifications (CSs), AMC, and GM. They contain the applicable rules for Air OPS displayed in a consolidated, easy-to-read format with advanced navigation features through links and bookmarks.
The EAR for Air OPS are available for free download on the European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s website as pdf, online dynamic publications with filters and search functions for simple navigation with computers, tablets, and mobiles, as well as in xml format with machine-readable content. As they are generated through the eRules platform, they will be updated regularly to incorporate further changes and evolutions to their content.
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