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Frequently Asked Questions on flying

Security Clearance

1. How to verify whether my Security Clearance Report had been received by CAA?

If received it will be published in the web site www.caa.lk. Click the following link to access the web page.

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=193&ltemid=763&lang=en

2. Is Security Clearance Report sent to Sri Lanka Air Force as well?

If sent it will be published in the web site www.caa.lk. Click the following link to access the web page.

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=193&ltemid=763&lang=en

Flight Crew Licences

1. How do I apply for a Pilot Licence?

* Click the following link and register with the computerized Licensing System.

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=391&itemid=954

Create the user profile and add the relevant application form.

If you need any assistance to create the profile or add new application, press the "Help" button.

* Visit the Personnel Licensing Section with the original documents and make the relevant payment to commence the process of evaluation of the application.

* The requirement for issuance of pilot licences have been published in the following Aviation Safety Notices(ASN) or Implementing Standard(IS).

                                              Aviation Safety Notice 054

                                              Aviation Safety Notice 055

Click the link below to download the ASNs

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=588&ltemid=1214&lang=en

* Information Pamphlets have been published in the CAA website

Click the link below to download the Information Pamphlets on issuance of Pilot Licences

Student Pilot Licence

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/spl/spl information pamphlet.pdf

Private Pilot Licence

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/ppl/ppl information pamphlet.pdf

Commercial Pilot Licence/Instrument Rating

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/cpl/cpl issuance information pamphlet.pdf

Airline Transport Pilot Licence

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/atpl/atpl issuance information pamphlet.pdf 

2. How could I convert or validate foreign pilot licence to a Sri Lanka pilot licence?

The requirements for conversion or validation of foreign pilot licences have been published in Implementing Standards (IS) 008.

click here to download the IS 008

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=240&ltemid=796

 Information Pamphlets have been published in the CAA website on conversion of foreign pilot licences.

 Click the links below to download the information pamphlet on conversion of the foreign licence

Conversion of Foreign ATPL to Sri Lankan ATPL

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/foreign license validations coversions/atpl conversion information pamphlet.pdf

Conversion of Foreign CPL/IR to Sri Lanka CPL/IR

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/foreign license validations coversions/cpl conversion information pamphlet.pdf

 To apply for conversion or validation of foreign licence,

* Click the following link and register with the computerized Licensing System.

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=391&ltemid=954

 Create the user profile and add the relevant application form.

If you need any assistance to create the profile or add new application, press the "Help" button.

* Visit the Personnel Licensing Section with the original documents and make the relevant payment to commence the process of evaluation of the application.

3. How could I renew a Pilot Licence?

*Click the following link and register with the computerized Licensing System.

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=391&ltemid=954

Create the user profile and add the relevant application form.

If you need any assistance to create the profile or add new application, press the "Help" button.

Requirements for renewal of pilot licences are published in Aviation Safety Notice (ASN) 122, which you can download from this website.

Click the link below to download the ASN 122

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=588&ltemid=1211&lang=en

Information Pamphlets have been published in the CAA website on renewal of pilot licences.

Click the link below to download the information Pamphlets on renewal of Pilot Licences

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/ppl/ppl Renewal Information Pamphlet.pdf

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/atpl/atpl renewal information pamphlet.pdf

4. Could a licence be collected by a third person?
No. If it is a new licence holder will have to call over personally to sign the licence.
If it is not a new licence Yes. But with written authorization from the holder.
5. I have applied for a job overseas. How do I get a letter of verification for my licence?
Make a request to PEL Section and make the relevant fee.
6. My licence has been lost. How can I get a duplicate licence?
Make a request together with a police report to PEL Section and make the fee.

Medical Examinations

1. What are the days on which the Medical Examinations are held?
Monday to Friday
2. At what time will the Doctors be available for CAA medical Examination?
From 1000hrs - 1200 hrs
3. How can I make an appointment for a medical examination?

By telephoning +94 11 2358938 or send the medical appointment request through the computerized Licensing System.

Click the link below to access the system

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=391&ltemid=954

4. Could I fill the forms and make the payment the same day of the medical examination?
Yes
5. If one wants to take up flying after studies, could he get a medical test done at CAA medical center?
Yes. Call over the phone +94 11 2358938
6. Is it necessary for a current foreign medical Certificate holder to undergo a CAA Sri Lanka Medical Examination too?
Yes. Because it is a CAASL requirement

Knowledge Examinations

1. Does CAA have a schedule to hold examinations?

CAASL has online examination system. To allocate a slot send an email to through telephone 

Kindly refer "Implementing Standard 008", AIC B04-10 and AIC /12 26 JUN, for more details about the knowledge examinations for pilots

Click here to download the Implementing Standard 008

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=240&ltemid=796

Click here to download the AIC B04-10

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/examination applications/aic bo4 10.pdf

Click here to download the AIC/12 26 JUN

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/examination applications/aic 12 26 jun.pdf

for further details on examination click the link below

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=artical&id=322&ltemid=863

2. How to obtain the syllabuses of PPL/CPL/ATPL examinations?
From the Technical Library located at the ground floor of the CAASL
3. Could one obtain study material for the PPL/CPL exams?
No. You can refer books in the Technical Library. Could get photocopies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved Flying Training Organizations

What are the Approved Flying Schools Available in Sri Lanka?

Asian Aviation Centre (Pvt) Ltd
Colombo Airport, Rathmalana, Sri Lanka
Tel:+94 11 2632999/+94 11 2635163
Fax:+94 11 2611540

Skyline Aviation (Pvt) Ltd
No. 104/3, New Airport Road, Rathmalana, Sri Lanka
Tel: +94 11 4210300, +94 11 911511
Fax: +94 11 4210250

Openskies Flight Training (Pvt) Ltd
No. 131/4, Horana Road, Panadura
Tel: +94 38 2235659 /+94 38 2244597
Fax:+94 38 2241664

Fly Southern (Pvt) Ltd
Colombo Airport, Rathmalana
Tele: +94 11 4323355

Millenium Flight Academy
Colombo Airport, Ratmalana
Tel: +94 11 2624930
Fax: +94 11 2624950

 Fairway Aviation Academy
100 Buthgamuwa Road, Rajagiriya
Tele: +94 11 7586586 

What are the Approved Flight School available in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan Airlines Type Rating Training Organization
Airline Center
BIA - Katunayake
Tel:
+94 197335122
Fax: +94 197335122

South Asia Aviation Services Flight Training
59/4 Police Park Lane, Mirihana Road,
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Tel/Fax: +94 112 826 670

What are the foreign flying schools, accredited by Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka?

Currently only one foreign flying school has been accredited by the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka.

International Aviation Academy
P.O. Box 14006
Christchurch International Airport
New Zealand
Tel: +64 3 3580477
Fax: +64 3 3592621

Frequently Asked Questions on Aircraft Maintenance Licence

1. How do I apply for an Aircraft Maintenance Licence?
 

* Click the following link and regisret with the computerized Licensing System.

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=391&itemid=954

Create the user profile and add the relevant application form.

If you need any assistance to create the profile or add new application, press the "Help" button.

* Visit the personnel Licensing Section with the original documents and make the relevant payment to commence the process of evaluation of the application.

* The requirement for issuance of Aircraft Maintenance Licences have been published in the following Aviation Safety Notices (ASN) or Implementing Standard (IS).

                                    Aviation Safety Notice 083

                                    Aviation Safety Notice 097

Click the link below to download the ASNs

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=588&ltemid=1214&lang=en

* Information Pamphlets have been published in the CAA website

Click the link below to download the Information Pamphlets on issuance of Aircraft Maintenance Licence

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/aml/aml information pamphlet.pdf 

2.  I have an ICAO licence issued outside of the CAA Sri Lanka. Can I convert to a Part-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. 
3. How could I renew an AML Licence?
 

* Click the following link and register with the computerized Licensing System

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=391&ltemid=954

Create the user profile and add the relevant application form.

If you need any assistance to create the profile or add new application, press the "Help" button.

Requirements for renewal of Aircraft Maintenance Licences are published in Aviation Safety Notice (ASN) 083 which you can download from this website.

Click the link below to download the ASN O83

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/asn/asn083.pdf

Information Pamphlets have been published in the CAA website on renewal of Aircraft Maintenance Licences

Click the link below to download the information Pamphlets on renewal of Aircraft Maintenance Licences

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/aml/aml renewal information pamphlet.pdf

4.  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
5.  I have passed the Category B1 level of exams. Can I apply for the Category A licence until I gain sufficient experience to apply for the B1 licence? 
  Yes
6. What credits can ex-military aircraft engineers get towards obtaining the Part-66 licence?
  There are currently no credits available towards the Part-66 module exams. However, authenticated engineering experience on operational aircraft will be counted towads 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 
7. My AML Licence has expired, how can I get it reissued?
 

View the Information Pamphlet of Renewal / Reactivation of AML and para 14 of ASN 083.

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/pel/aml/amlr information pamphlet.pdf

8. 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. 3,498.00
9. 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.
10. 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 ASN 083 submit your application. CAASL will not process your application until the completion of all requirements as per para 8.0, ASN 083
11. How long will it take for my application to be processed?
 

CAASL has Citizens Client Charter and this can vary for each application. Click the following link and view a full list of service targets for AML applications

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=158&ltemid=724&lang=en

12. I have applied for a job overseas. How do I get a letter of verification for my licence?
  Make a request to PEL Section and make the relevant fee.
13. My licence has been lost. How can I get a duplicate licence? 
  Make a request together with a police report to PEL Section and make the fee 
14. 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.
15. 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 6 of ASN 083 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 ASN 083 Para 6.

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.

16.  How to obtain the syllabuses of AML examinations? 
 

Refer ASN 083.

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/asn/asn083.pdf 

17.

How much does it cost to sit an AML Examination?

 

It cost Rs. 4,531.00 per module for Category B1/B2 and Rs. 3,964.00 per module for Category A to apply an Exam.

18.

What form do I need to fill out to sit an AML exam?

 

To sit a CAASL AML exam you will need to fill out form CAA/PL/E/09 and submit it by the closing date. Under no circumstances will an application be accepted after the closing date. 

Refer the AIC published in the web site.

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=322&ltemid=863

19.  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 Sie. The venue and time of the examination will be intimated by mail/post/telephone to every candidate whose application is accepted.  
20. How long does it take to receive my result notification?
  It will take up to 1.5 months to receive your result notification in web site and also CAA will post individual results to each applicants to their postal address. 
21.  Where can I find the syllabus for Type Rating exams? 
 

View the ASN 083, appendix lll.

http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/pdf/asn/asn083.pdf 

22. Where can I obtain an Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Log book from?
  Log Books are available for purchase in hardcopy format through the Airworthiness Section of the CAASL at a reasonable cost.
23.  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. 
24.  Where can I find the correct form? 
 

Click the following link and register with the computerized Licensing System

http://www.caa.lk/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=391&ltemid=954

Create the user profile and add the relevant application form.

If you need any assistance to create the profile or add new application, press the "Help" button. 

(Last updated on : 26.01.2015)

 

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