CAAS will be now able to validate EASA aircraft type certifications following an update to the bilateral working arrangement between the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Civil Aviation Authority Singapore (CAAS)
With immediate effect, CAAS will be able to validate EASA design approvals concurrently and in close coordination with EASA’s type certification process.
“This amendment is testament to the excellent relations in aviation between Europe and Singapore,” said Patrick Ky, executive director at EASA.
“It further extends the trust we have in each other’s aviation system and our strong working relationship with CAAS.”
“CAAS is committed to working together with the aviation community to promote safety and innovation, to advance aviation,” said Kevin Shum, director general of CAAS.
“This enhancement of the working arrangement is testament to the strong partnership between CAAS and EASA.”
Prior this agreement the previous working arrangement on airworthiness certification between EASA and CAAS , the validation by CAAS could only commence after EASA had issued the type certificate.