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  • Expired: Moray Firth airspace change proposal

    We have published our decision relating to the Moray Firth Transponder Mandatory Zone (TMZ) Airspace Change Proposal. A copy of the decision document, along with other documentation related to the Proposal and our assessment of it, can be found on our airspace change pages. SW2016/156

  • Expired: Airprox Board 2016 Newsletter – Avoiding Collisions

    Director UK Airprox Board’s 2016 newsletter focuses on Airprox issues connected with drones, glider site over-flights, visual circuits, electronic conspicuity and distractions. SW2016/155

  • Expired: 2015 UK Airprox Analysis (annual summary)

    Director UK Airprox Board’s latest annual report (Blue Book 31) provides a statistical review for 2015, associated themes, and a listing of all 2015 Airprox. SW2016/154

  • Expired: Airprox Board monthly report, September – Avoiding collisions

    A monthly update from Director UK Airprox Board giving some learning themes for recreational pilots. Director UK Airprox Board’s monthly short report and Airprox of the Month for September 2016 focuses in particular on airmanship, integration in the ATZ, drones, and inaction on identifying a potential conflict. SW2016/153

  • Expired: Launch of UK ATM Vocabulary (CAP 1430)

    The new UK ATM Vocabulary (CAP 1430) provides the authoritative reference for all terms and abbreviations used within specific CAA Civil Aviation Publications related to ATM. Primarily, these terms and abbreviations have been sourced from European Commission Implementing Regulations, particularly Reg (EU)923/2012 Standardised European Rules of the Air. Where terms and abbreviations are not defined […]

  • Expired: Maintenance Programme application process

    From 1 November 2016, we will be launching a new application process for Maintenance Programmes and it will no longer be possible to apply via Regional Office mail boxes or direct to the organisation’s airworthiness surveyor. The application will be made on a common form SRG 1753, covering all maintenance programme requirements. For more information […]

  • Expired: Update: Advice on Galaxy Note 7 phones

    Following issues identified by Samsung, operators are advised that the carriage by air of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones as cargo or mail is now prohibited. Passengers may still carry Galaxy Note 7s in hand baggage but must ensure the phone remains switched off and is not charged for the duration of the flight. […]

  • Expired: Advice on Galaxy Note 7 phones

    Following issues Samsung has identified with its Galaxy Note 7 mobile phone, the UK Civil Aviation Authority advises airline passengers intending to travel with this phone to ensure it remains switched off for the duration of the flight. The phone should be carried in hand baggage and should not be charged during the flight. Passengers […]

  • Expired: South Shields airspace restrictions, 11 September

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrow display at South Shields, Tyne and Wear on 11 September 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Duxford airspace restrictions, 11 September

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrow display at Duxford, Cambridgeshire on 11 September 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Southport airspace restrictions, 10 September

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrow display at Southport, Lancashire on 10 September 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: New application form for Part 66 from 1 October 2016

    If you’re making an initial application, amendment or renewal for a Part 66 licence: We will continue to accept Issue 3 forms until the 30 September 2016, after which date only the revised EASA Form 19, Issue 4 will be acceptable. Applications received from 1 October 2016 that are not provided on the latest version […]

  • Expired: Update to CAP 791 on aerodrome infrastructure

    CAP 791 has been updated to include guidance on delivering the requirements of Commission Regulation (EU) No.139/2014 (the aerodrome regulation). It includes direction on how to meet the new ‘Changes’ requirements and manage significant maintenance projects. It has also been restructured to clearly identify the aerodrome operator’s responsibilities aligned to EU and National requirements as appropriate. […]

  • Expired: Ayr airspace restrictions, 3 September

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for Red Arrows displays at Ayr, Ayrshire on 3 September 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Harmonised transition altitude consultation report

    The report on the second UK consultation on a harmonised transition altitude of 18,000 ft has been published as CAP 1417. This consultation built on the work carried out during the first consultation in 2012. The Concept of Operations and supporting project documentation have been developed considerably since the first consultation, with many of the […]

  • Expired: Portrush airspace restrictions, 3 to 4 September

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for Red Arrow displays at Portrush, Northern Ireland on 3 and 4 September 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016.  Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Edition 69 of CHIRP GA FEEDBACK

    Of interest to GA pilots and controllers alike, this edition contains advice about runway incursions and when it might be acceptable to land without clearance. There are also several reports and comments about the interaction with controllers – a TCAS Climb resulted when a pilot did not call Air Traffic Control to announce his presence; […]

  • Expired: Outage of Aberdeen VOR beacon for replacement

    Aberdeen VHF Omni Digital Ranging will be temporarily withdrawn to allow replacement of the equipment. For more information about the process and impact of the replacement, see our information notice. SW2016/140

  • Expired: Chatsworth airspace restrictions, 2 and 4 September

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for Red Arrows displays at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire on 2 and 4 September 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016.  Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Scilly Isles airspace restrictions, 29 August

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at St Mary’s, Scilly Isles on 29 August 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Rhyl airspace restrictions, 28 August

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at Rhyl, North Wales on 28 August 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Directive – overseas based UK registered aircraft

    From 25 August 2016 new EASA operating rules affecting non-commercial (private) operations came into force. The rules covering ‘complex’ aircraft apply to operators established in an EASA Member State regardless of where the aircraft is registered. The purpose of this Directive is to extend the applicability of the rules to also apply to UK registered […]

  • Expired: Laverstoke airspace restrictions, 27 August

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at Laverstoke, Hampshire on 27 August 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Dunsfold airspace restrictions, 26 to 28 August

    Dunsfold airspace restrictions, 26 to 28 August 2016. Restriction of Flying Regulations for Dunsfold Wings and Wheels 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M050/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Sidmouth airspace restrictions, 26 August

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at Sidmouth, Devon on 26 August 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M062/2016. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Drones.

  • Expired: Clacton airspace restrictions, 25 and 26 August

    Clacton Airspace Restrictions on 25 and 26 August 2016. Restriction of Flying Regulations for Clacton Air Show. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M051/2016 on the NATS website. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Licence validations with remuneration

    Our new information notice provides information on how to comply with the new rules for third country licence validation for remuneration which come into force on 25 August 2016. SW2016/138