Alerts: Aeromedical Examiners

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Consultation on CAA statutory charges 2018/19

We are currently consulting on our statutory charge proposals for 2018/19. For more information, and to submit comments, please view the consultation. All comments must be received before the consultation closes on 8 February 2018. SW2017/216

CHIRP Air Transport FEEDBACK Edition 124

CHIRP Air Transport FEEDBACK Edition 124 has been published. In this edition: Missed RT calls and ‘stepped on’ transmissions: why do they happen and what can be done? High temperatures in the cabin and flight deck and an unserviceable air conditioning pack: press on or delay the flight? Low temperature issues: a passenger concerned about […]

Important information for SkyWise app users

A new version of the SkyWise app is being released this week and will be available to download for Apple and Android devices. Please ensure that you have the option for ‘Automatic Downloads’ turned on in your device’s settings so that you can continue to receive notifications. Guidance for Apple devices Guidance for Android devices […]

CHIRP Air Transport FEEDBACK Edition No 122 now available

This issue highlights Air Traffic Controller fatigue: how do you help a colleague who you suspect is affected by fatigue? How would you respond to a colleague’s concern about you? It also deals with flight crew fatigue reports being classified as ‘unfit’ and the pressure to report for work. Other reports include cockpit iPad installations […]

Edition 121 of CHIRP air transport FEEDBACK

Approaching the first anniversary of the introduction of EASA Flight Time Limitations this edition of CHIRP FEEDBACK contains a number of examples of flight crew fatigue and a summary of fatigue issues. Air Traffic Control interests include controlling in bad weather and tower controllers doubling-up as approach controllers. Engineering organisations under pressure and engineers signing […]

Consultation on CAA statutory charges 2017/18

We are currently consulting on our statutory charge proposals for 2017/18. For more information, and to submit comments, see All comments must be received before the consultation closes on 9 February 2017. SW2016/175

Requirement to convert UK and JAR flight crew licences

Our new information notice highlights the requirement for holders of both UK and JAR flight crew licences to convert to Part-FCL licences by 8 April 2018. Applications must be submitted using Form SRG 1104. Delaying conversion closer to the deadline may result in processing delays with grounding after 8 April 2018, until handling of applications and re-issue of […]

Changes to private pilot medical requirements announced

Following a public consultation, 96% of those responding agreed with our proposals which will lead to both cost and time savings for pilots and, in most cases, remove the need for GP or AME involvement.

Update to atrial fibrillation flow chart

The atrial fibrillation flow chart has now been updated to include a link to our assessment of stroke risk tool.

36th AAME Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

If you have not already done so please register for this important meeting, taking place on the 16th April. The agenda will discuss the current ‘hot topic’ in Aviation Medicine which is ‘The Psychological Assessment of Pilots and Pilot Mental Health’. There will also be an update from the CAA about the recent announcement of major […]

Laser attacks self-assessment tool

With the recent press coverage about aircraft being targeted with lasers, we would like to remind you about the Aviation laser exposure self-assessment (Alesa). This CAA tool is designed to assist pilots, other flight crew members and air traffic control officers with deciding whether or not to seek medical attention following an eye exposure to a laser. […]

Update to AME notification index

This update covers changes to RSS feeds and information on our winter closure. To download the full PDF document click here (because of large file size we advise doing this while connected to Wi-Fi). If you don’t have a PDF viewer on your phone, you can also visit from your computer to see all our alerts.