EASA Part 26/CS 26 Regulatory Training for Large Aeroplanes Additional Airworthiness Specifications

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Brochure ButtonEASA Part 26 establishes requirements for support of the continued airworthiness of and safety improvements for large aircraft and may include airworthiness requirements: performing assessments, developing design changes, revising Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA), and making necessary documentation available to affected persons. Requirements of this part that establish standards for design changes and revisions.

EASA Part 26/CS 26 Requirements may be applicable to the following:

- Holders of type certificates and supplemental type certificates
- Design Organisations
- Operators Regulation (EU) no 2015/640 establishes additional airworthiness specifications for operations and contains two annexes

Annex I (Part 26), Subpart A, is devoted to general provisions on the appropriate authority, temporarily inoperative equipment and demonstration of conformity.

Subpart B focuses on large aircraft and contains specifications related to seats, berths, seat belts, and harnesses; location, access, and markings of emergency exits; emergency interior lighting and operation of emergency lights; interior holds; flammability of the coatings of cargo compartments; fire protection for toilets; acoustic warning of the landing gear; and systems for opening and closing the flight crew compartment door – incapacitation of a crew member.

Annex II contains an amendment to Annex III (part ORO) of Regulation (EU) No. 965/2012

Regulation (EU) 2020/1159 added requirements related to the continuing structural integrity of ageing aircraft throughout their operational life to address the following with the objective of preventing catastrophic failures due to fatigue, including widespread fatigue and corrosion:

- Damage tolerance evaluations
- Widespread fatigue damage
- Corrosion prevention


Operators, CAMO Staff, and other persons with an interest in understanding Additional Airworthiness Specifications for Operations, Quality and Safety Personnel, Members of the Regulatory Authority, CAMO Engineering, and Planning Staff


a) Achieve a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory obligations documented on Part 26/CS 26 Requirements

b) Understand the timeline & requirements to ensure compliance with the Continuing Structural Integrity Programme

c) Be able to use the regulation to proactively manage the oversight of regulatory compliance related to the AMP and its control processes


1. EASA Part 26 - CS 26 Definitions & Terms Used Ref -Regulation (EU) 2020/1159
2. General Introduction & Subpart A
3. Subpart B - Large Aeroplanes

3.1. 26.50 Seats, Berths, Safety Belts, and Harnesses
3.2. 26.60 Emergency Landing - Dynamic Conditions
3.3. Emergency Exits
3.4. Emergency Lighting
3.5. 26.150 Compartment Interiors
3.6. 26.155 Flammability of Cargo Compartment Liners
3.7. 26.157 Conversion of Class D Compartments
3.8. 26.160 Lavatory Fire Protection
3.9. 26.170 Fire Extinguishers
3.10. 26.200 Landing Gear Aural Warning
3.11. 26.201 Tyre inflation pressure
3.12. 26.205 Runway Overrun Awareness and Alerting Systems
3.13. 26.250 Flight Crew Compartment Door Operating Systems Single Incapacitation
3.14. 26.300 Continuing Structural Integrity Programme for Ageing Aeroplanes Structures - General Requirements
3.15. 26.301 Compliance Plan for (R)TC holders - Regulation (EU) 2020/1159 (applicable from 26.2.2021)
3.16. 26.302 Fatigue and damage tolerance evaluation - Regulation (EU) 2020/1159
3.17. 26.303 Limit of Validity Regulation (EU) 2020/1159
3.18. 26.304 Corrosion prevention and control programme - Regulation (EU) 2020/1159
3.19. 26.305 Validity of the Continuing Structural Integrity Programme
3.20. 26.306 Fatigue Critical Baseline Structure
3.21. 26.307 Damage tolerance data for existing changes to fatigue-critical structure
3.22. 26.308 Damage Tolerance Data for Existing Repairs to Fatigue-Critical Structure
3.23. 26.309 Repair evaluation guidelines Regulation (EU)
3.24. 26.330 Damage tolerance data for existing supplemental type-certificates (STCs)
3.25. 26.332 Identification of changes affecting fatigue critical structure
3.26. 26.333 Damage tolerance data for STCs and repairs to those STCs (After 1 sept 2003)
3.27. 26.334 Damage tolerance data for STCs and other changes and repairs to those changes approved before 1 September 2003
3.28. CS 26.370 Continuing Airworthiness Tasks and Aircraft Maintenance Programme


Operations, Quality & Safety Personnel, Members of the Regulatory Authority, CAMO Engineering and Planning Staff


Course type: Presentation without voice over
Duration equivalent to 1-day classroom training
Category: Flight & Ground Operations
Price: 85 EUR


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