UK to withdraw from EASA

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The UK will withdraw as a member state of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after 31 December 2020.  

In an interview with Aviation Week Network, British Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps announced that the UK will withdraw as a member state of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after a transition period and shift responsibility for aircraft certification and safety regulation to its own Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Outside of EASA membership, the UK will seek mutual recognition of certifications in bilateral agreements with other countries and blocs

The break will happen after 31 December this year when EU law no longer applies to the UK, following its Brexit withdrawal.  

For the full interview: https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/safety-ops-regulation/uk-will-leave-easa-says-british-transportation-secretary 

Mar 10, 2020
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