Prior to the creation of EESA, the FAA had IAPs with seven EU member states. On May 5, 2011, the FAA-EASA Technical Implementation Procedures (TIP) for airworthiness and environmental certification came into effect. THE TIP supports the agreement signed in 2008 between the Government of the United States of America and the European Union on cooperation under the Civil Aviation Safety Regulation. The TIP replaces existing IPAs for aircraft, products and services, for which EAS has assumed the responsibility covered by the EU Basic Regulation. The old IAPs remain necessary when cooperating with the national aviation authorities (NAA) for products and services for which EAS has not replaced the regulatory responsibility of NAA. Please contact AIR-400 (or in particular AIR-420) for additional explanations and assistance. The consolidated version of the U.S.-EU Cooperation Agreement on Civil Aviation Safety Regulatory Cooperation (BASA) was developed by EASA to provide stakeholders with an up-to-date and easily readable publication. It was established by the combination of the corresponding text of the BASA, officially published, and all the amendments made to the BASA annexes adopted so far by the bilateral supervisory board. Please note, however, that this document is not an official publication. This document cannot have the same validity as an official text published in the Official Journal of the European Union, as it cannot be guaranteed that any recent changes to the legislation will be immediately included in the consolidated publication. Please understand, therefore, that the Agency cannot assume any liability arising from the risk associated with the use of this document. Readers are invited and encouraged to report errors or comments perceived at easa.europa.eu International in the context of this publication.
On 1 May 2011, the US-EU Cooperation Agreement on Civil Aviation Safety Regulation came into force. EAS and the FAA have developed a Validation Improvement Roadmap (VIR) to implement a risk-based approach to accepting certification authority (CA) approvals and compliance findings, without further technical verification of the validation authority (VA) within the European Union (EU) and the United States (US). Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA). The VIR (which is subject to annual or if necessary revision and update) identifies initiatives to integrate new acceptance or validation opportunities between the FAA and EASA, which are in turn integrated into technical implementation procedures (IEPs). The three approval options include: EASA Lists for Security Priorities (SEI) and Significant Standards Differences (SSDs) The CMT monitors and manages cooperation to enable the development and implementation of regulatory and policy solutions related to certification issues, and to support greater harmonization. NOTE: Contact AIR-400 at 9-AWA-AVS-AIR400@faa.gov for assistance in using one of these old airworthiness implementation procedures (IPA) or bilateral airworthiness agreements (AAAs) in support of a project, and before contacting an authority on the use and effectiveness of these documents. . In May 2016, the CMT signed its cooperation strategy.
Below you will find the letter from the CMT to the Aviation Community and the cmT strategy document signed for cooperation.