Additional qualifications (EASA Part-FCL / BFCL / SFCL)

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Pilots who meet all the prerequisites may apply to the Directorate of Civil Aviation (Direction de l'Aviation Civile – DAC) for the following qualifications:

  • aerobatic flight;
  • sailplane towing;
  • banner towing;
  • night flight;
  • tethered flight;
  • commercial operation.

Who is concerned?

All applicants holding a licence and wishing to obtain additional qualifications as provided for in Part-FCL, SFCL and BFCL of Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011, respectively Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1976, or Regulation (EU) 2018/395.

Prerequisites

In order to obtain additional qualification, applicants must hold a licence in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011, Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1976, or Regulation (EU) 2018/395.

The requirements to obtain the requested additional qualifications are described in:

For further information, applicants should contact the DAC.

Costs

Applicants must pay the corresponding fees by wire transfer to the bank account of ALSA S.A., and the transfer must mention the appropriate reference information as listed in the table below.

Account holder: Luxembourg Aviation Safety Agency (ALSA S.A.)
Bank account: IBAN LU77 0019 3655 1997 3000 (Swift Code: BCEELULL)
Re: "xx – xx" (stating the reference of the procedure as listed in the table below)

Procedure

Reference

Amount due

Extension to tethered flight

8(5)

EUR 122

Issuance of an aerobatic flight qualification

16(1)

EUR 122

Issuance of a qualification for sailplane towing and banner towing

16(2)

EUR 122

Issuance of a night flight qualification

16(3)

EUR 122

How to proceed

Filing an application

Applicants must send the form for the additional qualification they are seeking to the Directorate of Civil Aviation (Direction de l'Aviation Civile – DAC) by post or email.

Supporting documents

Applicants must submit the following documents with their application:

  • all documents related to the additional qualification they are seeking;
  • proof of payment of the fee.

For further information, applicants should contact the DAC.

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Who to contact

Directorate of Civil Aviation

  • Directorate of Civil Aviation
    4, rue Lou Hemmer L-1748 Senningerberg Luxembourg
    Postbox 283 L-2012 Luxembourg
    Email address: civilair@av.etat.lu
    Closed ⋅ Opens Monday at 8.30
    Sunday:
    Closed
    Monday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Tuesday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Wednesday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Thursday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Friday:
    8.30 to 12.00, 13.00 to 17.00
    Saturday:
    Closed

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