Skill Test andExaminer Assessment of Competence may be performed only after approval by the CAA.The applicant does not need the CAA approval to pass the proficiency check.
The Examiner is not allowed to enter any new rating in the licence after passed Skill Test or Examiner Assessment of Competence. The Examiner may only enter the revalidated or renewed rating in the pilot’s licence if the rating is still included in the licence.
According to FCL.1030(b)(3) Examiners holding Examiners Certificate issued by Latvian CAA after completion of the Skill Test or Proficiency Check shall submit without delay scanned PDF copies of the Skill test report by e-mail to: REPORTS@caa.gov.lv.
Note: Please ensure that you send good quality scanned PDF copies when sending the information via e-mail.
On the 17th of March 2015 the new Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2015/445 amending Commission Regulation (EU) No. 1178/2011 laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to civil aviation aircrew becomes applicable. As a consequence of this holders of an Examiners Certificate issued by any EASA and affiliated States other than Latvia shall not conduct Skill Tests, Proficiency Checks or Assessments of Competence of the Latvian licence holders, unless he / she have reviewed the latest available information containing the relevant national procedures of the Civil Aviation Agency of Latvia. This information can be found in The Examiner Differences Document published on the EASA website.
In accordance with FCL.1030(b)(3)(iv) by filling in the Latvian Skill Test, Proficiency Check or Assessment of Competence form of Latvia Examiner shall declare that he / she has reviewed and applied the Latvian specific administrative procedures.
ATPL(A), MPL(A), TR, CR – multi-pilot, single-pilot high-performance complex aeroplanes
ATPL(H), MPL(H), TR, CR – single/multi-pilot helicopters
BPL – extension of BPL privileges to exercise commercial privileges on a gas balloon
BPL – extension of BPL privileges to exercise commercial privileges on a hot-air balloon
CPL(A) – commercial pilot - aeroplanes
CPL(As) – commercial pilot - airships
CPL(H) – commercial pilot - helicopters
IR(A) – instrument rating- aeroplanes
IR(As) – instrument rating- airships
IR(H) – instrument rating- helicopters
LAPL(A) – light aircraft pilot- aeroplanes
LAPL(B) and BPL – light aircraft pilot (balloon) and balloon pilot – gas balloon
LAPL(B) and BPL – light aircraft pilot (balloon) and balloon pilot – hot-air balloon
LAPL(B) and BPL – LAPL(B) and BPL hot-air airship extension
LAPL(H) – light aircraft pilot- helicopters
LAPL(S) and SPL – light aircraft pilot (sailplane) and sailplane pilot
PPL(A) – private pilot- aeroplanes
PPL(As) – private pilot- airships
PPL(H) – private pilot- helicopters
SPL – extension of SPL privileges to exercise commercial privileges on a sailplane
TR(As) – airship category
TR(PL) – powered-lift aircraft category
TR, CR – class rating- sea
TR, CR – single-pilot aeroplanes, except for high performance complex aeroplanes