EASA - European Aviation Safety Agency


The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) was created in 2002, the European Community and the national authorities of member states, as well as industrial and other organizations active in the field of aviation. EASA, by analogy with the FAA in the United States, can issue general standards to ensure the highest level of security, oversee their uniform and uniform application in Europe and promote those standards worldwide.

The EASA should also promote the implementation of European Community measures to limit the impact of aviation on the environment by translating requirements for environmental protection in the field of gas emissions and noise into precise technical criteria that must be met before authorizations for flights are granted. In order to ensure a homogeneous and high level of aviation safety, the European Aviation Safety Agency should contribute to the competitiveness of the aviation industry by implementing effective regulatory and certification processes to reduce compliance costs for Operators, Manufacturers, Maintenance Organizations (TOs), and other entities And objects operating in the aviation sector.

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As part of EASA provides that decisions on security matters should be free from any political influence. Therefore, the solution manages a neutral and independent person who invested the necessary resources. That person is the Executive Director (Executive Director) EASA, which corresponds to practice in most states which have introduced a system of regulation of aviation safety, and recommendations SARPs.

As these decisions have a direct impact on the people and activities of organizations operating in the field of aviation, in the structure of EASA established an independent body - the Board of Appeal (Board of Appeal). His task - to monitor the correct application of the provisions of European legislation in the activities of EASA and the decisions taken by the Executive Director.

The Executive Director is appointed by the EASA Management Board (EASA Management Board), which includes representatives of the member states of EASA and the European Commission. The Steering Committee is responsible for setting EASA priorities, budgeting and reviewing EASA activities. To assist the Steering Committee on all aspects of the EASA, an Advisory Body has been established, which consists of representatives of stakeholders - aviation personnel, manufacturers, commercial operators and general aviation, the maintenance industry, aviation personnel and aerial sports organizations .

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