Revalidation of the EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A)

Revalidation of an EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate applies within the period of validity of the class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate. In other words it applies if the class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate is still valid - means not expired.

Revalidation of EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate is subject to the Regulation (EC) 1178/2011, Part-FCL paragraph FCL.940.CRI. The revalidation of the EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) can be done by either the flight test assesment of competence, or the administrative revalidation by the previous experience.

The candidate for revalidation of an EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate has to gain at least following flight hours within the period of the 12 months preceding the expiry date of the EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate:

  • provide at least 10 hours of flight instruction as an EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A)

If the candidate for the revalidation of CRI(A)holds endorsed EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate for both single-engine and multi-engine aeroplanes, 10 hours of mentioned flight training shall be equally divided between single-engine aeroplanes and multi-engine aeroplanes, or the candidate for revalidation CRI(A) must:

  • complete the refresher training for the flight instructors provided by the EASA flight school - approved training organization ATO, or
  • successfully complete a flight instructor EASA assessment of competence in accordance with the Regulation (EC) 1178/2011, Part-FCL, paragraph FCL.935 on single-engine aeroplane or multi-engine aeroplane

At least every second revalidation of the EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate, the candidate shall pass the EASA assessment of competence required for flight instructors in accordance with the Regulation (EC) 1178/2011, Part-FCL, paragraph FCL.935 for single-engine aeroplane or multi-engine aeroplane

Period of validity of the EASA class rating instructor certificate

All of the EASA instructor´s certificate issued in accordance with the EASA requirements - Regulation (EC) 1178/2011, Part-FCL are valid for 36 months (3 years). Revalidation of the EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) is done for a further 36 months (3 years).

Example: If an EASA class rating instructor - CRI(A) certificate is valid until 01. March 2015 and EASA ssessment of competence of instructor or the revalidation by previous experience of the EASA CRI(A) certificate is completed on 01. November 2014, the EASA class rating instructor certificate - CRI(A) will be revalidated until 01. March 2018.