zvocio79
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A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Wed Mar 12, 2008 6:24 pm

Having an A&P license and hoping to move to Europe one day...one are the requirements for getting my JARR 66 licecense???? any advices???
 
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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:28 am

Well, unless you go to work for an American company, on N reg aircraft, then an A and P is just about useless in Europe. It may help you get a job as an unlicensed mechanic but thats about it. You have to start from scratch and take your EASA exams.
It is the same the other way round. Going from Europe to the US you have to sit all the exams for the A and P. The EASA licence gives no exemptions.
The best place to look for work is with a large US airline. American and United have their own staff at LHR and want A and P mechanics, but a lot of US airlines are handled by local airlines in Europe.
 
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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:24 pm

Though not directly related but to mention...The DGCA Licencing system has adopted CAR145 & is soon to adopt CAR 147 & CAR66,this will enable EASA recognizing the ICAO Type II licence out here.
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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Fri Mar 14, 2008 9:46 am



Quoting Zvocio79 (Thread starter):
Having an A&P license and hoping to move to Europe one day...one are the requirements for getting my JARR 66 licecense???? any advices???

get a contract in europe, money is a whole lot better than the states... even without a licence
 
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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:50 pm



Quoting Zvocio79 (Thread starter):
Having an A&P license and hoping to move to Europe one day...one are the requirements for getting my JARR 66 licecense????

...as has been said above....it is worthless
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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Sun Mar 16, 2008 8:14 pm

Sorry for going slightly off topic, but this thread got me wondering...

If the American A&P license doesn't really mean anything over in Europe, does the same go for a Canadian AME license?

From what I understand, someone with the Canadian AME license can also hold an A&P license simply by showing up writing the appropriate tests. Would Europe be something like this as well, or would it be starting from scratch (as in classes and/or an apprenticeship of some kind as if you never had a license)?


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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:09 pm



Quoting CanadianNorth (Reply 5):
If the American A&P license doesn't really mean anything over in Europe, does the same go for a Canadian AME license?

No... you should be ok from what I've read.
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zvocio79
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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Tue Mar 18, 2008 9:45 pm



Quoting TristarSteve (Reply 1):
unless you go to work for an American company, on N reg aircraft, then an A and P is just about useless in Europe

Assuming that I do work on an American company on aircraft with an "N" number assigned to it for 5 years or more...you don't have to start from scratch....do you?
 
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RE: A+P And JAR 66 Licenses

Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:43 pm

Canadian licensed AME's are recognized by EASA but A&P is useless outside of North Central and South America. You need to start from scratch .
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