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Aircrew Training and Licensing

General Comment: 

The UK pilot licences and associated certificates are valid and recognised in the EASA Member States for purposes of flying ‘EASA-aircraft’ without additional requirements or evaluation only until 31 December 2020.  After that date, those licenses and associated certificates, including instructor and examiner certificates, issued by UK CAA will be treated as a third country certificates.

The below questions address mostly the situations whereby a holder of a UK issued license or certificate did not transfer that license or certificate to an EASA Member State before 1 January 2021.  If such a transfer has not occurred, the UK issued license or certificate will no longer be valid and recognised in the EU as of that date in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 2018/1139 and will be considered under that regulation as a third country license/certificate. That request for transfer of a license/certificate shall be done in accordance with the application process and forms developed by the receiving competent authority of an EASA Member State, which may not necessarily be the same in all EASA Member States.

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I am a holder of a UK issued ATPL and would like to convert that license into a license from an EASA Member State. How should I proceed?

I am holder of a UK issued Part-FCL PPL licence, with a valid UK issued class 2 Medical Certificate. Can I fly an aircraft registered in one of the EASA Member States after December 31, 2020 on this basis?

I am holder of a Part FCL PPL licence issued by UK. My license includes a night rating and I am currently enrolled at an ATPL integrated course in an ATO approved by one of the EASA Member States. Is my UK PPL recognised for training credits after December 31, 2020?

I have an UK Part-FCL Licence with instructor privileges. Which steps I need to take to be able to keep using those instructor privileges, after December 31, 2020, in a training organisation approved by an EASA Member Stater or EASA?

I am holder of a UK issued Part FCL PPL licence, with a valid Class 2 UK issued Medical Certificate as well as an expired Class 1 UK issued Medical Certificate. I am currently enrolled in an ATPL integrated course in an EASA Member State. Do I need to get a new initial Part MED Medical Class 1 certificate after December 31, 2020 from an EASA Member State?

I am holder of an examiner certificate issued by the UK CAA. Can I exercise the privileges associated to my examiner certificate to conduct skill test and proficiency check for Part-FCL licence holders?

The UK CAA is developing a simplified application and validation procedure for recent holders of UK-issued Part FCL licenses. Does EASA plan to implement a similar application and validation procedure for recent holders of EASA licenses?

I am planning to enroll in an ATPL integrated course in a UK approved ATO. Will I be able to obtain a Part-FCL licence valid in EASA Member States on the basis of such course?

I am holder of an UK issued ATPL. Can I operate an aircraft of a commercial operator certified by an EASA Member State after December 31, 2020?

Is a PPL or a LAPL issued in the UK still recognized in an EASA Member State after the end of 2020?

Is there a difference between UK issued PPL and UK issued LAPL regarding their recognition for the purpose of flying on aircraft registered in an EASA Member State?

Under which conditions can a holder of a UK issued pilot licence operate an aircraft registered in an EASA Member State?

I am a student pilot in an CPL/ATPL integrated course and I successfully completed my ATPL theoretical exams in the UK by December 31, 2020. Can I complete, after that date, the flight training in an ATO approved by an EASA Member State or EASA? Will my UK ATPL theory certificate of completion be accepted by EASA Member States for the licence issue after December 31, 2020?

I am holder of a Cabin Crew Attestation issued by the UK CAA. Can I exercise the privilege of that attestation in a commercial air transport operator certified by an EASA Member State?

I am a student pilot and I have successfully completed the theoretical examination and the skill test for the issue of a CPL/IR(A) in the UK. Can I apply for the issue of a Part-FCL CPL/IR to a competent authority of an EASA Member State?

I have a valid SFI certificate obtained, before January 1, 2021, based on training in an ATO certified by an EASA Member State with instructors and examiners certified by the same EASA Member State competent authority. However my SFI certificate was issued by the UK CAA based on my expired UK issued ATPL. Can I continue to deliver training course in accordance with Part-FCL based on my SFI certificate in an ATO certified by an EU Member State or EASA after December 31, 2020?