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The Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 as amended is laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operation. Non-commercial operations with complex aircraft are included in this regulation.
Operators of complex motor-powered aeroplanes, except complex motor-powered aeroplanes with a maximum certificated take-off mass (MCTOM) at or below 5 700 kg equipped with turboprop engines, and helicopters involved in non-commercial operations shall declare their capability and means to discharge their responsibilities associated with the operation of aircraft and operate the aircraft in accordance with the provisions specified in Annex III (Part-ORO), Annex VI (Part-NCC) and Annex V (Part-SPA) to Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012.
This declaration (Declaration Template) shall be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org before start of the intended NCC operations.
A NCC meeting was organized in November 2015 and the presentations made during this information day are available under the following link: NCC information day November 2015
In case of questions related to NCC regulation, please consult our FAQ below, consult EASA NCC page http://easa.europa.eu/easa-and-you/air-operations/non-commercial-operations-ncc-complex-motor-powered-aircraftor send an e-mail to email@example.com.
On EASA website: https://easa.europa.eu/regulations
From the operator prospective, the following annexes are applicable to NCC operations:
According to the article 10 of Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012, Luxembourg will implement the provisions related to NCC operations from 25 August 2016.
According to Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 216/2008, an operator shall mean any legal or natural person, operating or proposing to operate one or more aircraft.
Complex motor-powered aircraft are defined in Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 and are either aeroplanes:
Or an helicopter:
Or a tilt rotor aircraft.
Remark: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1199 of 22 July 2016 amending Regulation (EU) 965/2012 exempts from NCC requirements operators of complex motor-powered aeroplanes with a maximum certificated take-off mass (MCTOM) at or below 5 700 kg equipped with turboprop engines. Those operators shall comply with NCO requirements.
The competent authority shall be the authority designated by the Member State in which the operator has its principal place of business or is residing.
For non-commercial operations, the principal place of business is usually the home base of the aircraft concerned, or the location of the flight department.
Yes, they do. Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 is applicable to all aircraft operated by Community operators irrespective of the State of registry.
Yes, you shall. Requirement ORO.GEN.210 states that “The operator shall appoint an accountable manager, who has the authority for ensuring that all activities can be financed and carried out in accordance with the applicable requirements. The accountable manager shall be responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective management system.”
Yes, you are. This is required by ARO.GEN.305 and the oversight programme shall include audits and inspections including ramp and unannounced inspections.