Non Commercial Complex (NCC)

The Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations was amended by Commission Regulation (EU) 800/2013 published on August 14th, 2013.

This amendment includes the requirements for non-commercial operation of complex motor-powered aircraft (Part-NCC). Operators of complex motor-powered aeroplanes (CMPA) and helicopters involved in non-commercial operations shall declare their capability and means to discharge their responsibilities associated with the operation of aircraft and operate the aircraft in accordance with the provisions specified in Annex III (Part-ORO), Annex VI (Part-NCC) and Annex V (Part-SPA) to Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012.

These rules are applicable as from 25 August 2016.


What is a Complex Motor-powered Aeroplane (CMPA)?

Article 3 of the Basic Regulation (EC) 216/2008 defines CMPA. A detailed definition may be found in an Operations Advisory Notice 02/16.


Affected Operators

The following are operators that shall submit a declaration to TM-CAD;

a) All operators that operate/manage non-commercial operations with a CMPA registered in an EASA State having the principal place of business or residence in Malta;
b) All operators that operate/manage non-commercial operations with a CMPA registered in a non-EASA State having the principal place of business or residence in Malta;
c) All operators that operate/manage non-commercial operations with a CMPA registered in Malta having the aircraft stationed outside Malta.

 

Declaration Process

It is the responsibility of the operator/owner to submit a Declaration form to TM-CAD. The declaration form shall be completed in its entirety and submitted for verification.

 TM-CAD will acknowledge receipt of the declaration within 10 days of receipt of the same.

 Apart from the information required by the Declaration form, operators shall also submit the following documents –

a) NCC.IDE for aeroplanes or helicopters (as applicable) - checklists can be downloaded from here;
b) Minimum Equipment List;
c) Application forms for Specific Approvals (SPA) required;
d) Compliance Checklist and Statement

 

Further information

For further information, all operators’/aircraft owners are invited to contact the Flight Operations Inspectorate on airops.tm@transport.gov.mt

Further information on Part-NCC may be found here.