De-registration of an aircraft

To de-register an aircraft, the following documentation is required:

  • Application for de-registration of aircraft (AIR.OBR-95) and paid tariff;
  • A statement that nationality and registration marks have been removed from the aircraft (registration mark and flag). The original documents, such as Certificate of Airworthiness, Certificate of Registration, and Permit to fly shall be returned;
  • In the case of lease agreement: the operator’s statement on facts and circumstances relevant for the issuing of a decision;
  • In the case of sale of an aircraft abroad: information on the prospective owner or information on prospective owner’s country;
  • If the aircraft is damaged or has become permanently  unworthy: proof (statement by the applicant that the aircraft is  damaged or statement by an aircraft accident investigator which is to be obtained by the CAA on its own behalf);
  • Authentical authorisation should be submitted, if the applicant is not the owner.
  • In case of mortgage – consent of the creditor.

The Agency shall  de-register an aircraft from ex officio in accordance with Paragraph 28 of the Aviation Act:

  • If the aircraft did not have a valid Certificate of Airworthiness during the last three years; and
  • If – the aircraft is destroyed or lost and the search process is concluded according to the aircraft accident investigator’s final report is concluded.