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  • Expired: Launch of Edinburgh Airport flight path consultation

    Edinburgh Airport Limited has launched a consultation on their proposals to implement new departure/arrival procedures; the consultation will run for a total of 14-weeks and will close on the 12 September. For more information, see their press release or submit your response via their website. SW2016/107

  • Expired: Sutton Bank gliding competition, 12 to 18 June

    A gliding competition will take place from 12 – 18 Jun 16. A large number of gliders and tugs will operate from Sutton Bank Aerodrome. See the BGA’s website for daily routes. For full details read the airspace coordination notice. SW2016/105

  • Expired: Temporary withdrawal of St Abbs VOR

    Work on replacing the VOR equipment at St Abbs is due to begin on 16th June, lasting approximately three months, as part of the NATS VOR replacement programme. This will mean the temporary withdrawal of the St Abbs VHF Omni Digital Ranging. This information notice explains the replacement programme. Equipment at the sites will gradually be replaced, […]

  • Expired: 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 […]

  • Expired: Part NCC of the EASA Air Operations Regulation

    On 25 August 2016 Part-NCC will be in effect and covers non-commercial operations being undertaken with complex motor-powered aircraft. If you are an operator based in the UK, you need to declare this to us. We have created an online form to make the declaration process as easy as possible. Declarations can be made from […]

  • Urgent: Expired: Airspace change process consultation in final weeks

    All interested parties are being invited to input into a CAA consultation on how decisions are made on future changes to the UK’s airspace structure. The consultation is based on a series of proposals aimed at making the UK’s airspace change process more transparent and effective. The consultation is closing 15 June so please respond as […]

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    SkyWise allows you to stay up-to-date with news, safety alerts, consultations, rule changes, airspace amendments and more from the CAA. You can do this in 3 ways: 1. Website – allows you to see all of the alerts we have released in all of the categories. No registration is required, but you will be unable […]

  • Urgent: Expired: Safety directive for EC225LP/AS332L2 helicopters

    A new safety and operational directive covering EC225LP and AS332L2 helicopters has been issued to prohibit all flying by these helicopters (including search and rescue) until further information is available. This follows the publication of a preliminary report from Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) issued on the 1 June 2016 into the fatal accident in […]

  • Urgent: Expired: Change to display time RAF Valley 2 June

    RAF Valley, Anglesey – display by the Red Arrows now from 1500-1535 UTC.   Details by NOTAM and in AIC M0036/2016  at  Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

  • Expired: South-east England airspace restrictions, 11 June

    Restriction of Flying Regulations – 11 June 2016  in East Anglia, the Home Counties and Oxforshire for HM The Queen’s Birthday Flypast. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M041/2016  at Restrictions also apply to the operation of all unmanned aircraft systems / drones.

  • Expired: Central London airspace restrictions, 10 to 12 June

    Restriction of Flying Regulations 10 – 12 June 2016 in Central London, details at Restrictions also apply to the operation of all unmanned aircraft systems / drones. – 10 June, National Service of Thanksgiving, see NOTAM and Briefing Sheet – 11 June, Trooping the Colour, see NOTAM and AIC M010/2016 – 12 June, The Patrons’ Lunch, NOTAM and AIC […]

  • Expired: Torbay Air Show airspace restriction, 10 June

    Restriction of Flying Regulations – 10 June 2016  in Torbay for Torbay Air Show 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M021/2016  at Restrictions also apply to the operation of all unmanned aircraft systems / drones.

  • Expired: Eastern England airspace restrictions, 7 to 9 June

    Restriction of Flying Regulations 7-9 June 2016  in East Anglia, Cambs and Lincs for rehearsals for HM The Queen’s Birthday Flypast. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M017/2016  at Restrictions also apply to the operation of all unmanned aircraft systems / drones.

  • Expired: Part 66 Licence: Acceptance of on the job training

    As part of the Part 66 licence assessment process, the CAA reviews on the job training work records/work sheets supplied by an applicant. A new Information Notice identifies the documentation that is required to be submitted to assist with these assessments. Its purpose is to set out the process for the UK CAA to receive and process […]

  • Expired: Update to radiotelephony manual (CAP413)

    Edition 22 of CAP413 has been updated to come in line with EU 923/2012 (SERA C), as well as including some editorial changes and minor corrections. More details on changes to edition 22 can be found in our new information notice.

  • Expired: Lasham & Pocklington gliding competitions, 28 May to 5 June

    ACNs have been issued for the Lasham Regionals Gliding Competition and Club Class Nationals (Pocklington). This means a large number of gliders and tugs will be operating from both the Lasham and Pocklington aerodromes. See for daily routes.

  • Expired: Response to ANO review consultation published

    Today we published our response to the ANO review consultation. To view the consultation documents, please visit: or to view our response:

  • Expired: Upset prevention/recovery training on FSTDs

    The purpose of this Information Notice is to provide guidance for fixed-wing FSTD operators, AOC holders and ATO’s regarding the conduct of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training on Flight Simulation Training Devices in compliance with Part-ORO.

  • Expired: Duxford airshow restrictions, 27 to 29 May

    Restriction of Flying Regulations from 27 to 29 May 2016  at Duxford Aerodrome, Cambridgeshire for air show. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M027/2016  at Restrictions also apply to the operation of all Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Additional restrictions will be subject to NOTAM action throughout the period for jet formation display teams.

  • Expired: Licences to be provisionally suspended for some infringing pilots

    Under a new process, pilots identified as having infringed controlled airspace, Danger Areas or Restricted Areas, could have their licences provisionally suspended while the details of the incident are investigated and follow-up action considered. Details of infringement events will be are assessed by a team of experts made up of in-house pilots, investigators and air traffic […]

  • Expired: Restrictions for Red Arrows flying displays – June

    Restriction of Flying Regulations on 2 June (RAF Valley), 4 June (Arbroath), 4 June (RAF Lossiemouth), 11 June (Biggin Hill), 12 June (Torbay), 12 June (Barry Island), 17 June (Folkestone) for displays by Jet Formation Display Teams. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at

  • Expired: Access to the ground handling market at UK airports

    We are seeking views and relevant factual information from those with an interest in the provision of ground handling services at UK airports. We are looking for facts, examples, information and stakeholders’ views on the factors we should take into account when carrying out our functions under the Airports (Groundhandling) Regulations 1997. As part of […]

  • Expired: Type Rating Instructor revalidation and renewal

    This Information Notice clarifies the requirements for the revalidation and renewal of SFI(A) certificates and TRI(A) certificates that include ‘aircraft’ privileges. It also includes information regarding SFI(A) privileges and conditions.

  • Expired: CAA statutory charges 2016-17 released

    Updates to Official Record Series 5 – Scheme of Charges (excluding air display and low flying permission charges) have been released. These changes are to be implemented with effect from 1 June 2016. Along with this, CAP 1407 provides the CAA responses to the comments received from respondents to the CAA industry consultation concerning charging proposals to […]

  • Expired: Blackpool, Duxford, Durham & Podington restrictions

    Restriction of Flying Regulations on 21 May (Blackpool Pleasure Beach), 27,28 and 29 May (Duxford), 28 May (Durham Tees Valley Airport) and 29 May Podington (Santa Pod Raceway) for displays by Jet Formation Display Teams. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at

  • Expired: Review of Hebrides Range Danger Area EG D701

    We are currently undertaking a Post Implementation Review on the changes to Danger Area EG D701 made in February 2015.  Please address any comments that you may have concerning the use of EG D701 since the changes were implemented to, ensuring that they are submitted by Friday 10 June. More information on the original decision […]