If you wish to operate helicopter power line inspection, you need to submit a declaration as a Specialised Operations (SPO) Operator, and you need authorisation from the Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority.
You need to declare yourself as a specialized Operations (SPO) Operator as well as receive authorization for the individual High Risk Commercial Specialized Operations (HR SPO) from the Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority.
Temporary or occasional pursuit
Any SPO operator with principal place of business in another member state intending to operate in Denmark shall furthermore attach valid Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) and authorization from the its own CAA to the application.
Establishing a business
If you are establishing your company in Denmark you need to register you aircraft and apply the Danish Transport and Construction Agency for an airworthiness certificate.
Declaration as Specialized Operations (SPO) operator
Prior to commencing any commercial SPO operation, the operator shall declare, with all relevant information, itself as an SPO operator to the Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority. Aircrafts used shall hold a valid Certificate of Airworthiness pursuant to Regulation (EU) No. 748/2012. If the SPO operator intends to lease-in aircraft from non-EU countries, authorization is required. Operators intending to lease-in aircraft shall provide the Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority with information regarding:
- aircraft type,
- registration markings and serial no.
- contact information for registered owner,
- copy of valid Certificate of airworthiness (CofA),
- copy of lease agreement or description thereof, with financial arrangements excluded, and
- The duration of the lease.
Application for authorization for High Risk SPO
If the envisaged power line inspection flight is designated as High Risk SPO by the operator it also requires authorization from the Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority along with any other competent authority of the SPO operator. If the nature of the proposed operation is unclear, please consult the Danish Transport, Construction and Housing Authority. As attachment to the application, the SPO operator shall provide risk assessment and Standard Operations Procedure (SOP) for the tasks provided.
The form and relevant attachments can be sent by post or email. Please see below for contact details.