Familiarization procedures for Foreign Examiners in accordance with FCL.1015 c)

Examiners, holding an examiner authorization issued by a non-German, competent authority of an EU member state and wishing to conduct Practical Skill Tests, Proficiency Checks and Assessments of Competence on German-Licenced Pilots, shall study the Examiner Differences Document which is provided on the EASA website.

In accordance with FCL.1015 c) every examiner is obliged to familiarize himself with the respective national rules and procedures through the EASA homepage. Please download and study the "Examiner Differences Document".

Prior to conduct a Skill Test on a German licensed pilot whose licence has been issued by the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt, a foreign examiner has to send a test notification to our email address in time. Proficiency Checks or Assessments of Competence are not affected. The receipt of the Test Notification will not be acknowledged by the LBA, and there is no need to await an approval for conducting the test.

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