Why does DGCA, India, follow the EASA regulations?

Almost every country with a civilian aviation entity (airports, aeroplanes, pilots, technicians, etc., as opposed to a military component) has a set of rules for those entities. These rules are called many things but are all related to Civil Aviation Regulations. They are codified in law in various chapters of the Code of Federal Regulations in the USA and are commonly called the 'federal aviation regulations.' Because of the history, effectiveness, and scope of the USA regulations, many countries copy them; many others do not but may pick and choose to suit their regulatory needs.

In the USA, these aviation regulations are based on laws passed by the US Congress; enforcement of the rules is the responsibility of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Europe Union has its own regulatory body called the European Aviation Safety Agency, EASA, which was created in 2002 and reached full authority from its predecessor, the Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA), in 2008.

Most of the world's aviation regulations are based on standards and operating practices of the United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO, a non-regulatory international body whose purpose is to standardise policies and practices to facilitate pilots' and technicians' ability to operate more easily around the world. These standards and recommended practices are non-regulatory, meaning nobody enforces them. Each member country can adopt and amend the bars to meet its specific regulatory needs.

Whether a particular country like India chooses one set of regulations or another is a function of the historical basis of aviation in that country. India's close history with Great Britain makes understanding, adopting, and incorporating European rules much more fluid than adopting laws of a country like the USA, which has no long history with India.

The plain truth is that if one compares EASA and FAA regulations, one will find very few substantive differences. Aeroplanes fly worldwide, so standardisation among nations is critical to both business success and facilitated air travel. There may be more reliance on ICAO standards, specific terminology, or other differences related to particular cultures and locations, but the rules will basically be the same.

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have signed a working arrangement to strengthen their relationship and achieve common safety and environmental protection standards. The agreement aims to promote cooperation, the understanding of each other's regulatory systems and facilitate the exchange of aeronautical products, services, and personnel.

The agreement aims to promote cooperation, the understanding of each other's regulatory systems and facilitate the exchange of aeronautical products, services, and personnel.

"This agreement is the result of intensive negotiations between the two parties over several years and marks an important milestone in strengthening the relationship between India and Europe in the aviation world," a statement said.

Through this, both intend to develop closer collaboration in terms of rulemaking, including sharing of information and best practices, in order to support the implementation of harmonised aviation safety and environmental protection requirements.

The pact will also facilitate the issuance or acceptance of certificates for products, parts and appliances along with sharing of safety information, including cooperation on the continued airworthiness of in-service products, parts, and appliances accepted or approved in the application of the working arrangement.

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