Complex aircraft - NCC

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Since 25 August 2016, Regulation (EU) 965/2012 amended applies for non-commercial operators of complex motor-powered aircraft (further called NCC operators) with a principal place of business or residing in Switzerland or any EASA member state.

For the application, deletion or change of an approval according to EASA Part-ORO, Part-SPA or other changes to be handled with the FOCA according to the EASA regulations applicable to the type of operation, see Changes at Aircraft Operator.

To be compliant with the applicable requirements, the operator has to consider following regulation parts (Annexes) with subparts and the respective Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC), the Certification Specifications (CS) and the Guidance Material (GM):

EASA Air Operations

  • Annex VI Part-NCC in full
  • Annex III Part-ORO in sections where applicable
  • Annex V Part-SPA where a specific operational approval is held or required  

EASA Part Air Crew in Annexes where applicable

Further information


Federal Office of Civil Aviation FOCA

Section Operation of Complex Airplanes


Section Helicopter Flight Operations

Tel: +41 58 464 62 93

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