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Procedure for the issue of an aircraft maintenance licence by the competent authority

66.B.100

66.B.100(a) EASA Form 19 submission

On receipt of EASA Form 19 and any supporting documentation, the competent authority shall verify EASA Form 19 for completeness and ensure that the experience claimed meets the requirement of this Annex (Part-66).

66.Β.100(b) Applicant verification

The competent authority shall verify an applicant’s examination status and/or confirm the validity of any credits to ensure that all module requirements of Appendix I or Appendix VII, as applicable, have been met as required by this Annex (Part-66).

66.B.100(c) AML issuance

When having verified the identity and date of birth of the applicant and being satisfied that the applicant meets the standards of knowledge and experience required by this Annex (Part-66), the competent authority shall issue the relevant aircraft maintenance licence to the applicant. The same information shall be kept on competent authority records.

66.B.100(d) First aircraft rating

In the case where aircraft types or groups are endorsed at the time of the issuance of the first aircraft maintenance licence, the competent authority shall verify compliance with point 66.B.115.

AMC 66.B.100 Reduction- credits

  1. Applicants claiming the maximum reduction in 66.A.30(a) total experience based upon successful completion of a 147.A.200 approved basic training course should include the Part-147 certificate of recognition for approved basic training.
  2. Applicants claiming reduction in 66.A.30(a) total experience based upon successful completion of training considered relevant by the competent authority as a skilled worker in a technical trade, should include the relevant certificate of successful completion of training.
  3. Applicants claiming credit against the 66.A.30(a) total experience requirement by virtue of 66.A.30(a) non-civil aircraft maintenance experience may only be granted such credit where the Member State has recognised such non-civil aircraft maintenance experience. The competent authority in recognising non-civil aircraft maintenance experience should have specified who within the non-civil environment may make a statement that the applicant has met relevant maintenance experience. The applicant should include a detailed statement of such maintenance experience signed by the non-civil maintenance authority in accordance with the conditions specified by the competent authority.
  4. The competent authority should check that the experience record satisfies above paragraphs in terms of content and the countersigning signature.

66.B.100 to 115

Aircraft type endorsement should use the standard codes contained in Appendix I to the AMCs.

GM 66.B.100 Aircraft group ratings endorsement

At the issue or renewal of a B2L licence:

— one or several system ratings; and
— one or several group/subgroup ratings,

should be endorsed on the licence (EASA Form 26).

A licences should be issued with a subcategory without type ratings.

B1, B2 and C licences may be issued without an aircraft type or group rating.

B2L licences may be issued without an aircraft type or group rating. The B2L licence should always be issued with at least one system rating. This is based on the demonstrated initial experience that at least should be sufficient to endorse one system rating.

B3 licences should be issued with the rating ‘piston engine non-pressurised aeroplanes of 2 000 kg MTOM and below’ endorsed as the experience requirement for the rating is at least covered by the 1, 2 or 3 years of experience for that category.

L licences should be issued with at least one subcategory and the relevant aircraft rating.

Updated on 11/06/2021

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