EASA Flight examiner renewal

Part 1178/2011 FCL does not prescribe flight training for EASA flight examiner FE(A) certificate renewal. The flight examiner renewal procedure is very similar to the flight examiner revalidation procedure.  Part FCL, however, requires that a flight school - ATO provides a refresh course, also called examiner standardization course.

To renew flight examiner - FE(A) competence, it is necessary to meet Part FCL, statute FCL.1025. Pursuant to FCL.1025(a), the standard length of flight examiner - FE(A) competence validity is 3 years.

In other words, the process of flight examiner - FE(A) certificate renewal is similar to the process of flight examiner - FE(A) certificate revalidation. However, the renewal procedures do not require the minimum number of flight exams. Thus none of the license skill test, license proficiency check, nor an assessments of competence minimum amount is required for the renewal.

Pursuant to FCL.1025(b), flight examiner - FE(A) certificate validity will be renewed if, within the 12 months of competence validity renewal, the flight examiner:

ICAO English Exam can become a part of examiner assessment of competence. We offer this option with our partner company Aero Language.

The certificates issued by Aero Language are in accordance with both ICAO and EASA requirements. Most ICAO and EASA member states accept Aero Language's ICAO English certificates without restrictions.


OUR TIP: ICAO English Exam can be a part of practical flight exam or a part of examiner assessment of competence.