AESA resumes the electronic examinations of theoretical knowledge for obtaining civil aeronautical titles, licenses and ratings
Madrid, May 29, 2020 (updated on July 24 2020)
The State Aviation Safety Agency (AESA) has approved the Resolution that allows to resume from June 22 the electronic examinations of theoretical knowledge to obtain LMA titles, licenses and ratings (Cat. A, B1, B2, B2L and B3) carried out by AESA, which had been suspended by COVID-19. The registration for Category L exams and lifting of limitations and differences will begin on July 1, postponing their completion until August 1.
The provision of the service of electronic examinations of theoretical knowledge will be established from June 22, 2020 at the headquarters in Madrid and all the health security measures that are defined for each phase of de-escalation in the Government Plan for the transition towards a new normality will be followed.
The registration period will run from June 3 to 21, exclusively for those applicants who had applied to be examined and could not take their exams on the dates set due to the coronavirus. As of June 21, the rest of the applicants will be able to register.
Given the number of applicants who were affected, and in order to provide a better service to mitigate the consequences generated by COVID-19, the opening hours of the Madrid headquarters will be extended during the months of June and July in morning and afternoon shifts, and will remain open during August.
The call at the Barcelona facilities maintains its original dates, from July 6 to 17, and the registration period is the same as for the Madrid headquarters, and all health security measures will be followed in the facilities, in accordance with the de-escalation phases defined in the Government Plan for the transition to a new normality.
Note: The venue will be: Center de Promoció Econòmica. Ajuntament del Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona
We remind that before attending the exam, the applicant must review the health measures that are in force at the time of the exam, on the AESA website.
Download Resolution of May 28
Download information note with headquarters timetable
Download health measures in the facilities of the exam venues
The electronic exams of theoretical knowledge for obtaining the LMA license and for removing the limitations and differences established by AESA will be carried out in accordance with the stipulated rules in the part 66 of the Commission Regulation 1321/2014.
AERONAUTICAL LICENSES. FREE ACCESS TO EXAMS
Where can I seek for help in case of doubts?
Examination´s Center of Madrid – Exams Department
Building nº4 of SENASA
Avda. de la Hispanidad nº 12, 28042 Madrid
Open to public from 9am to 2pm.
Telephone: (+34) 91 301 94 38
Fax: (+34) 91 301 94 35
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE LICENCE (LMA CAT. A, B1, B2 AND B3)
EXAMINATION CENTERS OPEN IN 2021
Center of Madrid (Central):
Direction: Avenida de la Hispanidad 12, ATC simulation building (nº 4), 2nd floor, classroom CBT 3.
Open all year (except Easter, August, and Christmas).
From 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Center of Barcelona:
Direction: Centre de Promoció Econòmica. Ajuntament del Prat de Llobregat
Open the following dates:
- From January 18th to 29th
- From April 12th to 23th
- From July 12th to 23th
- From October 18th to 29th
From 9am to 2pm and from 3pm to 6pm.
AREA OF TUTORIALS
The video tutorials are the following:
- Tutorial to register. In this tutorial it is specifically shown the registration process of the applicant, where he/she must enter his/her data in order to be able to access to the application and enroll.
- Tutorial to enroll. This tutorial shows the enrollment process for one or several exams.
- Tutorial of the exam toolkit. Here the applicant can familiarize himself with the simple and intuitive tool that will found at the time of the exam.
LIMITATIONS AND DIFFERENCES EXAMS (FOR THE TMA LICENCE).
1. Removal of limitations.
The applicants, who need to remove the limitations from their maintenance license that was issued in accordance with old National Regulation, will have the option of choosing to enroll in the corresponding limitations examination.
- Module 5 - complete (for licenses B1.1 and B1.3)
- Module 5 - complete (for licenses B1.2 and B1.4)
- Module 14 - complete (for license B2) and
- Sub-module 11A.18 - (for license B1.1.)
2. Removal of differences.
The applicants, who wish to eliminate the differences from their license in order to obtain the LMA license, will have the option of choosing to enroll in the corresponding examinations.
These exams are carried out the same way as those for the LMA licenses. Registration and enrollment is done the same way.
LINKS TO REGISTER AND ENROLL.
To register and enroll for LMA examinations (Cat. A, B1, B2 and B3) you should refer to the following electronic address:
While for TMA examinations (Limitations and Differences) the electronic address is the following:
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS FOR BALLOONS, GLIDERS AND MOTOR GLIDERS
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The period for the presentation of applications and/or requests will be 15 calendar days, and will be announced on the website of AESA at least two months before the examinations.
WHERE CAN YOU GET THE APPLICATION FORMS?
The Application Form for Admission must be submitted to formalize the enrollment; such application can be found in this document.
RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
The applications needed to formalize the enrollment will be sent within the specified periods to the address of SENASA by certified mail, or will be delivered in person at their premises (Aeronautical Safety – Examination´s Department) during regular office hours (9:00 to 14:00).
DOCUMENTATION TO BE SUBMITTED
Applicants must submit the Application for Admission signed.
The requirements listed below are related to maintenance experience in balloons, gliders and motor gliders and hot air airships, depending on the type of exam that is requested.
1. Age: All applicants must have a minimum age of 18 years of age when submitting the applications. Photocopy of the ID card, NIE or PASSPORT
2.-Accreditation of minimum EXPERIENCE:
2 revisions of 100 hours and /or annual for those persons who:
- Come from Training Centers with recognized courses (specialists on mechanics) and have obtained the APTO by Salamanca.
- Come from an approved center according to Part 147 of Regulation (EU) 1321/2014, after having passed a basic training course of any subcategory of B1 or of the category B3.
- Have an LMA Part 66 license with any subcategory of B1 or with the category B3.
4 revisions of 100 hours and/or annual for those persons who have passed the studies of:
- Vocational Training or Upper Grade Educational Cycle in the Aero Mechanical Maintenance Specialty.
- Aeronautical Engineer, Aeronautical Technical Engineer or Aerospace Engineering Degree.
- Owner or user pilot.
- 6 revisions of 100 hours and/or annual for those persons who do not justify equivalent training to the two previous cases.
In all experience requirements at least one revision of 100 hours and /or annual must have been made during the 12 months prior to the examination request.
LIST OF ADMITTED AND EXCLUDED CANDIDATES
The provisional lists of admitted and excluded candidates to the exams will be published within the 15 days following the last date of admission of applications, according to the time interval of reception established. The time interval for the correction of deficiencies or collection of missing documents of temporarily excluded ones candidates is 10 calendar days. The final lists of admitted and excluded candidates to the exams will be made public after this interval of time.
Both lists will be published on the AESA website.
PUBLICATION OF EXAMINATION DATES AND PRESENTATION TO EXAMINATIONS
The applicants announced in the final list of admitted candidates to the exams, will be presented at AESA-Ocaña facilities on the date and time published, having with them the corresponding original identification document (ID CARD or PASSPORT).
Once the exams have been finished and revised, the Examination Board will agree to publish the results by placing them on the website of AESA.