How to revalidate multi-pilot aeroplane type rating?
The rating is valid for 1 year from the date when you pass the skill test. Authorized CAA official or Authorized Examiner will make the endorsement on your Flight Crew Licence. If your rating will expire within three months, you can apply directly through CAASL licensing system to take a proficiency check at an ATO to have the rating revalidated. After making the application form kindly contact Training Organization & Personnel Licensing (TOPL) section. Make the payment online using the link provided by TOPL section. You will receive a copy of the skill test/proficiency check letter to the email address given in the Licensing System. (Original letter will be sent to the Examiner giving authorization to conduct the check and endorse the licence.) After successful completion of the check, Examiner will make the endorsement on the licence Immediately after making the endorsement, Examiner will upload the scanned copies of check report, checklist and endorsed licence to the Licensing system. Signed copy of the check report shall be kept with the Examiner and another signed copy shall be handed over to the applicant.
Pre-Requisites You shall:
Have a current and valid licence issued by CAASL;
Have a current Multi Pilot Type rating on the licence;
Complete during the period of validity of the rating, at least*:
1. 10 route sectors as pilot of the relevant type of aeroplane; or 2. 1 route sector as pilot of the relevant type of aeroplane or FFS, flown with an examiner. This route sector may be flown during the proficiency check.
A pilot working for a commercial air transport operator approved in accordance with the applicable air operations requirements who has passed the operators proficiency check combined with the proficiency check for the revalidation of the type rating shall be exempted from complying with the requirement.
Pass a proficiency check in accordance with Appendix 9 to IS 72 in the relevant type of aeroplane or an FSTD representing that type, within the 3 months immediately preceding the expiry date of the rating; The revalidation of an IR(A), if held, may be combined with a proficiency check for the revalidation of a type rating.
Your medical records must be held at TOPL section and you must hold a current and valid medical certificate issued by CAASL, appropriate to the level of licence held;
A current and valid Language Proficiency level on the licence
I have an ICAO licence issued outside of the CAA Sri Lanka. Can I convert to a IS-66 licence and what credits will I get?
There are no conversion terms or credits available in respect of the exams. However, authentic experience may be counted towards the averall experience requirements. Previous countable experience will be assessed at the time of licence application.
How do I amend the personal details on my licence and am I legally obliged to?
A change in personal details should be notified to the CAA immediately in writing and any original supporting document, such as marriage certificates, or change of name or nationality deeds, with the request and fees. In all cases, Your existing licence must be returned to the CAA
What credits can ex-military aircraft engineers get towards obtaining the IS-66 licence?
There are currently no credits available towards the IS-66 module exams. However, authenticated engineering experience on operational aircraft will be counted towards the overall experience requirement. A minimum of 6 months experience is required on civil operating aircraft relevant to the category or sub-category of licence you are applying for
I have completed the requirements to have a restriction removed from my AML licence, what should I do now?
You will need to submit application completing appropriate training and relevant modules at an examination conducted by CAASL. You will need to attach evidence of completion of this training and examination in order for CAASL to have the restriction removed from your AML. The total fee for this is Rs. 3,620.15
When asked to supply documentation with my application, does it need to be a certified true copy?
Yes, you need to provide a certified true copy of identification that verifies your Name, age and nationality and other relevant all documents. Certified true copies must be certified by a person who is authorized to witness a Statutory Declaration or an Affidavit.
How can I endorsed Type Rating to my AML and when can I submit my application to CAASL to add the rating to my AML License?
Once you have completed your Type training and examination as mentioned in IS 066 submit your application. CAASL will not process your application until the completion of all requirements as per 66.A.45 of IS 066. Click here to Visit Implementing Standards
Does CAA have a schedule to hold examinations for Aircraft Maintenance Licences?
CAASL has pre scheduled examination system and AML Examination is conducted twice a year. Schedules are published as Aeronautical Information Circular and in addition schedules and relevant forms are published in the CAA web site. During the months of June and December AML Examination is conducted.
What are the requirements to apply for AML Examinations
Each applicant for this examination shall satisfy the minimum educational qualifications and practical training conducted at an Approved Basic Training Centre as applicable as specified in the paragraph 66.A.30 of IS 066 published by the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka, at the time of submission of application.
An applicant who has completed approved basic training as per ASN 083 Para 6 with a course completion certificate can apply for the examination. Issuance of licence will be done after completing the required as per 66.A.30 of IS 066.
Certified Work Sheets or Log book should be submitted as proof of experience at the time of issuing the licence together with the application for Issuance of AML.
Names of the candidates permitted to sit the exam will be published in the website of CAASL (www.caa.lk) one month prior to the examination.
When and where are the CAASL AML basic exams held?
AML Examination is conducted twice a year. Schedules are published as Aeronautical Information Circular and in addition schedules and relevant forms are published in the CAA web site. During the months of June and December AML Examination is conducted at a venue published through the Web Site. The venue and time of the examination will be intimated by mail/post/telephone to every candidate whose application is accepted.
What happens if my form is completed incorrectly or I do not submit correct payment with my application?
Where an application is not fully completed or the correct fee is not attached to the application form it will not be accepted and be returned to you. This will also be the case if the correct supporting documentation that is required to process your application is not supplied.