NON COMMERCIAL OPERATORS TO COMPLY WITH PART NCC

Private business jet operator have now the obligation to comply with Part NCC (Non Commercial Complex). The main objective of Part-NCC is to bring non-commercial operators closer to commercial standards, requiring in particular a declaration of capability and compliance, an Operations Manual (OM) and the submission of their complex aircraft to a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO).

Part NCC - To who is it applying to?

  1. any complex or non-complex operator

  2. any operator involved in non-commercial operations

  3. any complex motor powered aircraftany private operator with its principal place of business or residence in a EU member state or third Country operating in Europe (ex: Switzerland, USA, Malta, Isle of Man, San marino, Jersey ...)

 

Operators must

  1. Have an operations manual. 

  2. Have a management system. 

  3. Have an approved minimum equipment list (MEL) for each aircraft. Complete and submit a declaration to us which details their aircraft type, their operational and continuing airworthiness arrangements, any approvals held etc. 

  4. Ensure that the pilot(s) flying the aircraft hold(s) a Part-FCL licence or a validation issued under Annex III to Part-FCL

 

Do I have a complex motor powered aircraft?

The definition is an aircraft:

  1. with a maximum certified take off mass exceeding 5700kg; or

  2. certified for a maximum passenger seating configuration of more than 19; or

  3. certified for operation with a minimum crew of two pilots; or

  4. equipped with a turbojet engine; or

  5. equipped with more than one turboprop engine exceeding 5700kg (King Air 200 not involved for ex.)

 

 

a helicopter:

  1. certified for a maximum take-off mass exceeding 3175kg; or

  2. certified for a maximum passenger seating configuration of more than nine; or

  3. certified for operation with a minimum crew of two pilots