EASA Part 21 Common AMC Material and Other Related Certification Guides

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com reviews the applicable material related to EASA Initial Certification.


EASA Part 21 regulates the approval of aircraft design and production organisations and the certification of aircraft Products, Parts and Appliances.

AMC & GM 14/07/2021 AMC & GM to Part 21 — Issue 2, Amendment 13
Reference - Issue 2 (full) originally dated 30/10/2012 (AMC & GM to Part 21 — Issue 2) with 13 amendments.

Note - Easy Access Rules for Airworthiness and Environmental Certification (Regulation (EU) No 748/2012) (PDF) (Replaced on 1 October 2021 due to editorial corrections) – Includes content from all amendments.

AMC 20 - Acceptable Means of Compliance for Airworthiness of Products, Parts and Appliances:

AMC 20-1A

The Certification of Aircraft Propulsion Systems Equipped with Electronic Controls

AMC 20-2B

The Certification of Essential APUs Equipped with Electronic Controls

AMC 20-3B

The Certification of Engines Equipped with Electronic Engine Control Systems

AMC 20-6 rev 2

Extended Range Operation with Two-Engine Aeroplanes ETOPS Certification and Operation

AMC 20-8A

Occurrence Reporting

AMC 20-9

Acceptable Means of Compliance for the Approval of Departure Clearance via Data Communications over ACARS.

AMC 20-10

Acceptable Means of Compliance for the Approval of Digital ATIS via Data Link over ACARS.

AMC 20-15

AMC 20-15 Airworthiness Certification Considerations for the Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS II) with optional Hybrid Surveillance

AMC 20-19

In-Flight Entertainment

AMC 20-20

Continuing Structural Integrity Programme

AMC 20-21

Programme to enhance aeroplane Electrical Wiring Interconnection System maintenance

AMC 20-22

Aeroplane Electrical Wiring Interconnection System Training Programme

AMC 20-23

Development of Electrical Standard Wiring Practices documentation

AMC 20-24

Certification Considerations for the Enhanced ATS in NonRadar Areas using ADS-B Surveillance (ADS-B-NRA) Application via 1090 MHZ Extended Squitter

AMC 20-25A

Airworthiness consideration for Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs)

AMC 20-29

Composite Aircraft Structure

AMC 20-42

Airworthiness information security risk assessment

AMC 20-115D

Software considerations for certification of airborne systems and equipment

AMC 20-128A

Design Considerations for Minimizing Hazards Caused by Uncontained Turbine Engine and Auxiliary Power Unit Rotor Failure

AMC 20-136

Aircraft electrical and electronic system lightning protection

AMC 20-152A

Airborne Electronic Hardware

AMC 20-158

Aircraft electrical and electronic system high-intensity radiated fields (HIRF) protection

AMC 20-170

IMA (Integrated modular avionics)

AMC 20-189

The Management of Open Problem Reports This AMC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, for showing compliance with the applicable airworthiness regulations for the management of open problem reports (OPRs) in ETSO authorisations and type certification, for the system, software and airborne electronic hardware (AEH) domains.

CS-MCSD - Certification Specifications for Maintenance Certifying Staff Data

CS-22 Sailplanes and Powered Sailplanes

CS-23 Normal-Category Aeroplanes

CS-25 - for Large Aeroplanes

Easy Access Rules for Large Aeroplanes (CS-25) - initial issue & amendment 1 - 26 dated 07 Jul 2021 includes the applicable certification specifications (CS) and acceptable means of compliance (AMC).

Note - Currently CS 25 is at Amendment 27 24 November 2021.

CS-26 - Additional Airworthiness Specifications - Ageing aircraft structures; Reduction of runway excursions; Conversion of class D compartments

CS-27 Small Rotorcraft

CS29 Large Rotorcraft

CS-31GB Gas Balloons

CS-31HB Hot Air Balloons

CS-31TGB Tethered Gas Balloons

CS-34 - Aircraft Engine Emissions and Fuel Venting

CS-36 - Aircraft Noise

CS-APU Auxiliary Power Units

CS-AWO All Weather Operations

CS – Definitions - Definitions and abbreviations used in Certification Specifications for products, parts and appliances

CS-E Engines - Certification Specifications and Acceptable Means of Compliance for Engines

CS -ETSO - European Technical Standard Orders

CS-LSA – Light Sport Aeroplane

CS-P – Propellors

CS.SIMD - Simulator Data

CS.STAN – Standard Changes and Standard Repairs

CS-VLA - Very Light Aeroplanes

CS-VLR -Very Light Rotorcraft

CS-MMEL (Master Minimum Equipment List)


CS - CCD (Cabin Crew Data)

CS-FCD Operational Suitability Data - Flight Crew Data (CS-FCD)

CS- CO2 – CO2 Emissions

Next Steps

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