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Operation of "EASA Aircraft"

Ireland has availed of an "Opt-out" which grants holders of third country licences certain permissions under Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011 (as amended). 

The exemption allows a pilot holding a licence and associated medical issued by a third country involved in the non-commercial operation of aircraft as specified in Article 4(1)(b) or (c) of Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 to continue to operate in non-commercial operations on the said aircraft and with the said licence and associated medical until 20 June 2020.

The IAA has published Aeronautical Notice P28 to notifier stakeholders of the exemption.

Pilots availing of this exemption shall be subject to the restrictions outlined in article 5(10) of S.I. No. 333/2000 - Irish Aviation Authority (Personnel Licensing) Order, 2000


Operation of Annex II aircraft.


Please refer to  Aeronautical Notice P21 - Acceptance of Flight Crew Licences

Please use  Notification of use of 3rd Country Licence / Qualification in accordance with Provisions of Aeronautical Notice P21 for the required notification