F.A.Q.

The Aircraft Maintenance License, abbreviated  AML,  gives to its holder the right to perform maintenance  into the limits specified on, defines a career for its holder. The obtainment of the AML requests the achievement of  o sequence of didactical activities and practical experience, as described by the EASA regulation EC2042/2003-Annex III/Part 66.

An applicant for an AML or the addition of a category or subcategory to such a licence, shall demonstrate by examination a level of knowledge in the appropriate subject modules in accordance with the Part-66. The examination shall be conducted by a training organisation appropriately approved in accordance with Part-147. The training courses and examinations shall be passed within 10 years. See Training Tab for Basic Part 66 Modules

The experience shall be practical and involve a representative cross section of maintenance tasks on aircraft.Experience shall have been acquired within the 10 years preceding the application for an aircraft maintenance licence or the addition of a category or subcategory to such a licence.

An applicant for an aircraft maintenance licence shall have acquired for category A, subcategories B1.2 and B1.4 and category B3 the completion of a basic training course approved in accordance with  Part-147 AND 1 year of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft Instead of  3 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft, if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training or  2 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft and completion of training considered relevant by the competent authority as a skilled worker, in a technical trade;

An applicant for an aircraft maintenance licence shall have acquired, for category B2 and subcategories B1.1 and B1.3completion of a basic training course in  a Part-147 Approved Maintenance Organization AND 2 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft  instead of 5 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft if the applicant has no previous relevant technical training; or  3 years of practical maintenance experience on operating aircraft if the applicant is  a skilled worker, in a technical trade

  1. for category C with respect to large aircraft : (i) 3 years of experience exercising category B1.1, B1.3 or B2 privileges on large aircraft or as support staff or a combination of both; or (ii) 5 years of experience exercising category B1.2 or B1.4 privileges on large aircraft or as support staff or a combination of both;
  2. for category C with respect to other than large aircraft: 3 years of experience exercising category B1 or B2 privileges on other than large aircraft or as support staff , or a combination of both;
  3. for category C obtained through the academic route:  3 years of experience working in a civil aircraft maintenance environment on a representative selection of tasks directly associated with aircraft maintenance including 6 months of observation of base maintenance tasks.

 

 An applicant for an extension to an aircraft maintenance licence shall have a minimum civil aircraft maintenance experience requirement appropriate to the additional category or subcategory of licence applied for as defined in Appendix IV to this Annex (Part-66).

Learn more about how the aircrafts are classified for maintenance purpose

complex motor-powered aircraft as well as multiple engine helicopters, airplanes with maximum certified operating altitude exceeding FL290, aircraft equipped with fly-by-wire systems and other aircraft requiring an aircraft type rating .

aircraft other than those in Group 1 belonging to the following subgroups: i) sub-group 2a: single turbo-propeller engine airplanes, ii) sub-group 2b: single turbine engine helicopters and iii) sub-group 2c: single piston engine helicopters.

piston engine airplanes other than those in Group 1.