B.5 How are the Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTDs) and organisations charged?
Flat fees are charged for the FSTDs and organisations – approval and surveillance – per Table 14 of the Annex to the Implementing Regulation 2019/2153.
The approval fees are charged per application, whereas the surveillance fees are charged per application and per period of 12 months.
The approval flat fees (organisation and device) are applicable to all new applications received after 1 January 2020.
The surveillance fees of valid FSTDs and organisation approvals are applicable as of 1 January 2020.
Organisation approval fees and device qualification approval fees referred to in Table 14 of Part I of the Annex, related to ongoing projects at the entry into force of the Implementing Regulation 2019/2153, shall be calculated according to Part II of the Annex until completion of the tasks resulting from those applications.
Part V “Explanatory Note” of the Annex to Implementing Regulation 2019/2153 – note (13) – stipulates the definition of a location as well as other important details related to FSTDs and organisations.