Podcast: EASA Eases Off on Private IFR Pilots

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The European Aviation Safety Agency came under fire in 2011 for a proposed rule that would have required all resident pilots to have EASA licenses. The rule takes effect in April of 2014, but, thanks to the work of advocacy groups, key elements have changed to make it much easier for those with N-registered aircraft and those currently flying on FAA certificates. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Emmanuel Davidson of AOPA France about the changes.