Specific Approvals

Regulations require aircraft operators to be specifically approved to conduct certain types of operations. In Europe, the applicable regulation is Annex V to Regulation (EU) 965/2012 (as amended), known as ‘Part-SPA’.
Part SPA is Annex V to Commission Regulation 965/2012, covering the Implementing Rules, (IRs), Acceptable Means of Compliance, (AMCs), and Guidance Material, (GMs) affecting Specific Approvals for which an AOC may apply that require a specific and separate individual approval process and issue.
Performance Based Navigation (PBN)
Operations with Specified Minimum Navigation Performance (MNPS)
Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM)
Low Visibility Operations (LVO)
Low visibility take off (LVTO)
Low visibility approach operations (CAT II/III)
Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS)
EFVS 200
Extended Range Operations with Two-Engined Aeroplanes (ETOPS)
Dangerous Goods (DG)
Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS)
Helicopter Hoist Operations (HHO)
Helicopter Emrgency Medical Service Operations (HEMS)
Helicopter Offshore Operations (HOFO)
single-engined turbine aeroplanes operations at night or in instrument meteorological conditions (SET-IMC)
Electronic Flight Bag (EFB)