Notice – Restrictions for displays, air races, contests

The CAA has decided to remove flying displays, air races and contests from the scope of the General Permissions contained within ORS4 No 1124 (Exceptions to the Minimum Height Requirements). More information available in this Safety Notice.

This follows publication on 10 March 2016 of Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) Special Bulletin S1-2016 and the recommendation contained therein that the CAA remove the general exemptions to flight at minimum heights issued for Flying Displays, Air Races and Contests.