On Aug. 26, 2016, new regulations will take effect for non-commercial operators whose principal place of business or residence is in a member country of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). About half of the business aircraft operating in Europe will be affected by the new rules. To help flight departments prepare for these regulations, NBAA offers an overview of the changes as well as links to relevant EASA resources.

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EASA Seeking New Powers in Regulatory Change

May 12, 2015

A dozen years after its founding, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is facing significant changes in its basic regulation No. 216/2008, and is taking on a more comprehensive role in overseeing aviation throughout Europe. By Aug. 2016, a new “Part-NCC” regulation (non-commercial operations with complex motor-powered aircraft) will apply to about half of business aircraft operations in Europe. “EASA is looking at getting more powers, and extending its reach to new aspects such as research and development, airports, air traffic management, security, and a few others,” said Fabio Gamba, CEO of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA). Read more about the EASA’s regulatory changes.