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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1976 of 14 December 2018 laying down detailed rules for the operation of sailplanes as well as for the flight crew licensing for sailplanes pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 of the European Parliament and of the Council

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Subject matter and scope

  3. Article 2.Definitions

  4. Article 3.Air operations

  5. Article 3a. Pilot licences and medical certification

  6. Article 3b. Existing pilot licences and national medical certificates

  7. Article 3c. Credit for training that commenced prior to the date of application of this Regulation

  8. Article 3d. Training organisations

  9. Article 4.Entry into force and application

  10. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      DEFINITIONS

      1. For the purpose of this Regulation, the following definitions and,...

      2. ‘acceptable means of compliance (AMC)’ means non-binding standards adopted by...

    2. ANNEX II

      SAILPLANE AIR OPERATIONS

      1. SUBPART GEN GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

        1. SAO.GEN.100 Scope

        2. SAO.GEN.105 Competent authority

        3. SAO.GEN.110 Demonstration of compliance

        4. SAO.GEN.115 Introductory flights

        5. SAO.GEN.120 Immediate reaction to a safety problem

        6. Point SAO.GEN.125 Designation of the pilot-in-command

        7. SAO.GEN.130 Responsibilities of the pilot-in-command

        8. SAO.GEN.135 Responsibilities of crew members

        9. SAO.GEN.140 Compliance with laws, regulations and procedures

        10. SAO.GEN.145 Portable electronic devices

        11. SAO.GEN.150 Dangerous goods

        12. SAO.GEN.155 Documents, manuals and information to be carried

        13. SAO.GEN.160 Journey log

      2. SUBPART OP OPERATING PROCEDURES

        1. SAO.OP.100 Use of aerodromes and operating sites

        2. SAO.OP.105 Noise abatement procedures — powered sailplanes

        3. SAO.OP.110 Passenger briefing

        4. SAO.OP.115 Carriage of special categories of passengers

        5. SAO.OP.120 Flight preparation

        6. SAO.OP.125 Refuelling and recharging or replacing of batteries with persons...

        7. SAO.OP.130 Smoking on board

        8. SAO.OP.135 Meteorological conditions

        9. SAO.OP.140 Ice and other contaminants — ground procedures

        10. SAO.OP.145 In-flight fuel or other energy management — powered sailplanes...

        11. SAO.OP.150 Use of supplemental oxygen

        12. SAO.OP.155 Sailplane specialised operations

      3. SUBPART POL PERFORMANCE AND OPERATING LIMITATIONS

        1. SAO.POL.100 Weighing

        2. SAO.POL.105 Performance — general

      4. SUBPART IDE INSTRUMENTS, DATA AND EQUIPMENT

        1. SAO.IDE.100 Instruments and equipment — general

        2. SAO.IDE.105 Flight and navigational instruments

        3. SAO.IDE.110 Operating lights

        4. SAO.IDE.115 Supplemental oxygen

        5. SAO.IDE.120 Life-saving and signalling equipment — flights over water

        6. SAO.IDE.125 Life-saving and signalling equipment — search and rescue difficulties...

        7. SAO.IDE.130 Radio communication equipment

        8. SAO.IDE.135 Transponder

      5. SUBPART DEC DECLARATION

        1. SAO.DEC.100 Declaration

        2. SAO.DEC.105 Changes to the declaration and cessation of commercial operations...

      6. Appendix

    3. ANNEX III

      REQUIREMENTS FOR SAILPLANE FLIGHT CREW LICENSING

      1. [PART-SFCL]

        1. SUBPART GEN GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

          1. SFCL.001 Scope

          2. SFCL.005 Competent authority

          3. SFCL.015 Application for and issue, revalidation and renewal of an SPL...

          4. SFCL.030 Practical skill test

          5. SFCL.035 Crediting of flight time

          6. SFCL.045 Obligation to carry and present documents

          7. SFCL.050 Recording of flight time

          8. SFCL.065 Curtailment of privileges of SPL holders aged 70 years or...

          9. SFCL.070 Limitation, suspension and revocation of licences, privileges, ratings and certificates...

        2. SUBPART SPL SAILPLANE PILOT LICENCE ( ‘ SPL ’ )

          1. SFCL.115 SPL – Privileges and conditions

          2. SFCL.120 SPL – Minimum age

          3. SFCL.125 SPL – Student pilot

          4. SFCL.130 SPL – Training course and experience requirements

          5. SFCL.135 SPL – Theoretical knowledge examination

          6. SFCL.140 SPL – Crediting of theoretical knowledge

          7. SFCL.145 SPL – Practical skill test

          8. SFCL.150 SPL – Sailplane and TMG privileges

          9. SFCL.155 SPL – Launching methods

          10. SFCL.160 SPL – Recency requirements

        3. SUBPART ADD ADDITIONAL RATINGS AND PRIVILEGES

          1. SFCL.200 Aerobatic privileges

          2. SFCL.205 Sailplane towing and banner towing rating

          3. SFCL.210 TMG night rating

          4. SFCL.215 Sailplane cloud flying privileges

        4. SUBPART FI FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

          1. Section 1 General requirements

            1. SFCL.300 Flight instructor certificate

          2. Section 2 Flight instructor certificate for sailplanes – FI(S)

            1. SFCL.315 FI(S) certificate – Privileges and conditions

            2. SFCL.320 FI(S) certificate – Prerequisites and requirements

            3. SFCL.325 FI(S) competencies and assessment

            4. SFCL.330 FI(S) – Training course

            5. SFCL.345 FI(S) – Assessment of competence

            6. SFCL.350 FI(S) – Restricted privileges

            7. SFCL.360 FI(S) certificate – Recency requirements

        5. SUBPART FE FLIGHT EXAMINERS

          1. Section 1 General requirements

            1. SFCL.400 Sailplane flight examiner certificates

            2. SFCL.405 Limitation of privileges in case of vested interests

            3. SFCL.410 Conduct of skill tests, proficiency checks and assessments of competence...

          2. Section 2 Flight examiner certificate for sailplanes – FE(S)

            1. SFCL.415 FE(S) certificate – Privileges and conditions

            2. SFCL.420 FE(S) certificate – Prerequisites and requirements

            3. SFCL.430 FE(S) certificate – Standardisation course

            4. SFCL.445 FE(S) certificate – Assessment of competence

            5. SFCL.460 FE(S) certificate – Validity, revalidation and renewal

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