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  • Expired: New form for commercial UAV operator applications

    Issue 7 of Form SRG1320, for applications to operate Small Unmanned Aircraft in UK airspace, has been published. Applications made with Issue 6 are no longer accepted and will be returned to the applicant. SW2017/54

  • Expired: CAP 774 UK Flight Information Services Edition 3 published

    CAP 774 UK Flight Information Services Edition 3 has been published and becomes effective on 25 May 2017. Aside from minor editorial changes within the foreword, Edition 3 removes the Glossary and abbreviations sections and refers the reader to CAP 1430 the UK Air Traffic Management (ATM) Vocabulary. As highlighted in CAA Information Notice IN-2016/085, […]

  • Expired: Third Country Licence holders – assessment of knowledge

    Read our new Information Notice for advice on the policy regarding confirmation of acquired theoretical knowledge for Third Country Licence holders wishing to be issued with a validation of their ICAO licence by the CAA restricted to private privileges only. Except in the case of FAA licence holders, all other requirements of Part-FCL Annex III […]

  • Expired: Part-145: Maintenance staff employment status guidance

    Our information notice provides guidance to enable Part-145 organisations to establish the employment status of staff engaged on zero-hour contracts for the purposes of Part 145.A30(d). SW2017/51

  • Expired: CAP 797 Edition 3 published – Flight Information Service Officer Manual

    CAP 797 Flight Information Service Officer (FISO) Manual Edition 3 was published today and will become effective on 2 May 2017. Aside from minor editorial changes, Edition 3 includes significant amendments which remove the Glossary and phraseology sections – referring readers to CAP 1430 the UK ATM Vocabulary and CAP 413 Radio telephony Manual respectively […]

  • Advance notice of update to CAP 797: Flight Information Service Officer Manual

    CAP 797 Flight Information Service Officer (FISO) Manual Edition 3 will be published on 13 April 2017 and become effective on 2 May 2017. Aside from minor editorial changes, Edition 3 includes significant amendments which remove the Glossary and phraseology sections – referring readers to CAP 1430 the UK ATM Vocabulary and CAP 413 Radio […]

  • Expired: Gatwick Route 4 RNAV 1 SIDs

    We have published our conclusions in respect of modification requirements to Gatwick Route 4 RNAV 1 SIDs and correction requirements relating to Route 4 Conventional SIDs. Read the full report and associated documentation. Further information about the post implementation review is available on our website. SW2017/48

  • Expired: Economic regulation of NERL 2020-2024: strategic outcomes discussion document

    We have published a discussion document seeking views from all interested parties on the process, strategic outcomes, and the relevant issues that should shape the CAA’s approach to the future economic regulation of NERL in the period from 2020 to 2024. Views on all the issues raised in this document are welcomed through our consultation. […]

  • Expired: CAA response on NPA 2016-13 – Airspace design

    The CAA has published a response to the EASA Notice of Proposed Amendment NPA 2016-13 which proposes Technical requirements and operating procedures for airspace design, including flight procedure design. Read our response to the NPA Read EASA NPA 2016-13 See our website for details of other responses we have made to EASA’s Notices of Proposed […]

  • Expired: CAA response on NPA 2017-01 – CAEP/10 amendments on climate change, emissions and noise

    The CAA has published a response to the EASA Notice of Proposed Amendment NPA 2017-01 regarding the implementation of the CAEP/10 amendments on climate change, emissions and noise. Read our response to the NPA Read EASA NPA 2017-01 See our website for details of other responses we have made to EASA’s Notices of Proposed Amendments. SW2017/43

  • Expired: Ex-military aircraft with a CAA Permit to Fly

    We have published a Safety Notice to remind operators, Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisations (CAMOs), Maintenance Organisations (MOs) and pilot of ex-military aircraft with a CAA Permit to Fly of their responsibilities with regard to correctly monitoring, on an ongoing basis, the airworthiness of these aircraft. SW2017/41

  • Expired: Part-145: Occasional/temporary line stations

    Our Information Notice gives advice for Part-145 organisations about what the CAA considers to be an occasional or temporary line station and their use, how they should be established and for how long they can remain in place. SW2017/40

  • Expired: Update to CAP 746 – Met Observations

    CAP 746 – Requirements for Meteorological Observations at Aerodromes contains procedures and information which describe the provision of meteorological observations to civil aviation in the UK and the related regulatory requirements. This update to CAP 746 incorporates minor editorial amendments and changes for clarification purposes. These changes are detailed in the publication’s revision history. SW2017/39

  • Expired: Updated application form for Operation of a Small Unmanned Aircraft in UK Airspace

    Applications for Operation of a Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) in UK Airspace, SRG1320, has been revised to Issue 7. From 1 May 2017, Issue 6 of this form will no longer be accepted by the CAA and any application received after this date using Issue 6 will be rejected and sent back to the applicant. […]

  • Expired: Review of flight and duty time limitations and rest requirements

    The UK CAA, in support of the work of Commission and EASA, is asking crew members to participate in a survey as part of the need to review six elements of Subpart FTL as required by Regulation (EU) No 83/2014.  The Regulation requires the European Commission together with EASA to set up a research study. […]

  • Expired: NATS Ground Navigation Aid Rationalisation

    Stornoway VOR will be temporarily withdrawn to allow replacement of the equipment. Work will commence no sooner than 21 March and will last for approximately three months. For more information about the process and impact of the replacement, read our Information Notice. SW2017/35

  • Expired: CHIRP Cabin Crew FEEDBACK Issue 62 – March 2017 now available

    This Issue highlights the importance of fatigue reporting from both flight crew and cabin crew. Other topics discussed are EASA FTLs, pressure to operate from Management, pre-flight briefing procedures and disembarkation of aircraft without flight crew. Read CHIRP Cabin Crew FEEDBACK Issue 62 – March 2017. SW2017/33

  • Expired: Exeter Airport – airspace change consultation

    Exeter Airport has launched a consultation on their proposal to establish controlled airspace, running from 9 March 2017 to 9 June 2017. Access the consultation document. View our page on Exeter Airport’s proposal. SW2017/32

  • Expired: CAA, HSE and HSENI issue revised enforcement Memorandum of Understanding and associated guidance

    The CAA, Health and Safety Executive and Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland have revised and issued a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Its purpose is to ensure effective collaborative working between these organisations where their enforcement duties overlap in and around the United Kingdom. The MOU is supported by CAP1484, which provides additional specific […]

  • Update to air traffic controller training guidance (CAP 584)

    CAP 584 has been amended to update the reference for the Air Traffic Controllers – Licensing CAP which has changed from CAP 744 to CAP 1251. The initial training terminal objectives for ratings have been moved to the CAP 794. This update also reflects the post transition period of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340: the introduction […]

  • New SI to CAP 493: SERA Part C Implementation – Phase 1

    The purpose of this new SI is to introduce Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1185 (SERA Part C) Phase 1, which amends Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 923/2012 through the addition of several new requirements and revisions to a number of aspects of SERA Part A & B. SW2017/27

  • General Aviation Unit Roadshows

    In advance of the 2017 flying season, our General Aviation Unit will be running a series of roadshows across the UK in March and April to discuss developments to general aviation regulations. We extend this invitation to: flying schools (RTFs and ATOs), Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisations and associated maintenance providers in the UK. We believe […]

  • CAP 1434 – UK Flight Information Services

    As the 2017 flying season approaches, we would like to draw attention to CAP 1434 ‘UK Flight Information Services: Guidance from the CAA’ which was published last year. This leaflet provides guidance to pilots on the types of air traffic services that are available to all flights operating within Class G airspace and, where notified, […]

  • Expired: Hawarden RMZ airspace change proposal

    We have now published our decision relating to the Hawarden RMZ airspace change proposal. We have also released copies of other documentation related to the proposal and our assessment of it. SW2017/25

  • Expired: Policy statement on recovery of Heathrow new runway costs

    CAP 1513 sets out our policy in relation to the recovery of costs associated with obtaining planning permission for the new runway and capacity expansion at Heathrow Airport. This policy statement is complementary to our decision to modify Heathrow Airport Limited’s (HAL’s) licence to permit up to £10 million per year of efficient Category B costs […]