Joint Aviation Authorities

May 17, 2008 - 11:57pm

According to a study by UK research contractor Qinetiq for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), commercial air transport flights by single-engine aircraft in instrument meteorological conditions or at night (SE-IMC/night) should not be prohibited automatically. That is the good news for proponents of SE-IMC/night operations who have been seeking the clearance for more than 20 years.

May 8, 2008 - 9:43am

Eclipse Aviation, FAA and JAA (Joint Aviation Authorities) representatives met for the first time in Rome on October 24. Two Eclipse employees, including vice president of engineering Oliver Masefield, four FAA people and six JAA representatives attended this first “informal” meeting. The subject at hand was European certification of the Eclipse 500 very light jet.

May 7, 2008 - 9:16am

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is scheduled to start operations next September in Brussels, Belgium, following a September 27 ruling that gives its promoters in the European Commission the green light to actually create the agency.

May 7, 2008 - 9:14am

The operations committee of Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) is pushing to get its JAR OPS 2 and 4 operating requirements adopted before the JAA is replaced by the new European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The EASA will assume the JAA’s aircraft certification responsibilities next September.

May 6, 2008 - 9:19am

A scheduled meeting on October 24 between Eclipse Aviation and the JAA will mark the first step of the European certification process for the Eclipse 500 superlight jet. “This meeting will be an informal one,” a source at the French civil aviation authorities told AIN. The first official action will be Eclipse’s application for JAA certification.

May 5, 2008 - 5:51am

European civil aviation officials have begun the year-long final process to establish the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which is set to replace the JAA next September. The key difference between EASA and JAA is that its regulations will be automatically binding for European Union and JAA member nations.

April 14, 2008 - 7:27am

FlightSafety International and Bombardier Aerospace have received JAA approval for certain training programs. The Joint Aviation Authorities approved FSI’s pilot training for the Falcon 50, 900 and 2000 series, as well as the Challenger 600, 601 and 604. Meanwhile, Bombardier said it became the first North American company to receive JAA approval of maintenance training for the Challenger 604 and Global Express.

March 26, 2008 - 10:14am

Next month, after several years of seemingly circular internal arguments, Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) finally expects to issue draft proposals for the new JAR OPS 2 operating requirements governing corporate operators of European-registered aircraft.

January 21, 2008 - 10:43am

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will start assuming its responsibilities in September, though it may well take at least until 2008 for it to complete the process of replacing the existing Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA).

January 21, 2008 - 10:43am

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will start assuming its responsibilities in September, though it may well take at least until 2008 for it to complete the process of replacing the existing Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA).

 
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