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  • Expired: Safety notice – requirements for check flights

    A new safety notice details our policy regarding the requirements for check flights for UK registered aircraft. It supersedes the requirements and guidance (where it differs) currently provided in BCAR Section A (CAP 553) and other CAA publications on this subject. SW2016/129

  • Expired: 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 […]

  • Expired: Update to ICAO Annex 3 ‘Meteorological Services’

    ICAO has now published the final version of Amendment 77 to ICAO Annex 3 ‘Meteorological Services for International Air Navigation’. This amendment includes a proposal on the use of a global reporting format for assessing and reporting runway surface conditions, as well as some minor editorial modifications. Details of the changes to UK Meteorological Observing […]

  • Expired: Culdrose airspace restrictions, 27 and 28 July 2016

    Culdrose Airspace Restrictions on 27 and 28 July 2016. Restriction of Flying Regulations for RNAS Culdrose Air Show. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M011/2016 on the NATS website. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Part-FCL senior examiner seminar, 8 November

    In order to facilitate the revalidation and renewal of senior examiner certificates, we are running a senior examiner seminar on 8 November. The seminar will be held in Hatton Cross, and the fee for attendance is £100. Full details are in a new information notice. If you wish to attend please complete this application form. Once registered, confirmation and […]

  • Expired: East Fortune airspace restrictions, 23 July

    East Fortune Airspace Restrictions on 23 July 2016. Restriction of Flying Regulations for East Fortune Air Show. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M009/2016 on the NATS website. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Portsmouth and The Solent airspace restrictions, 22 to 24 July

    Portsmouth and The Solent Airspace Restrictions between 22 and 24 July 2016 (inclusive). Restriction of Flying Regulations for Americas Cup 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M043/2016 on the NATS website. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Sunderland airspace restrictions, 22 to 24 July

    Sunderland Airspace Restrictions between 22 and 24 July 2016 (inclusive). Restriction of Flying Regulations for Sunderland Air Show. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M019/2016 on the NATS website. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Change to ATCO licence assessor endorsement process

    As a consequence of the introduction of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 2015/340, an air traffic controller assessor endorsement will now be issued on successful completion of an approved assessor course. Applicants should complete form SRG 1415 and submit it to ATS Licensing. A new air traffic controller licence which includes an assessor endorsement will be issued. SW2016/124

  • Expired: Helicopter safety culture seminar

    Recent UK helicopter accident and incident investigations indicate that non technical issues, like planning and risk assessment, continue to play a significant part in these events. However, evidence indicates that a strong and open operator safety culture can be a significant defence in addressing such issues. Therefore we propose holding a Safety Culture Seminar at Aviation […]

  • Expired: Yeovilton airspace restrictions, 21 July

    Yeovilton Airspace Restrictions on 21 July 2016. Restriction of Flying Regulations for Capt Brown Commemorative Event at RNAS Yeovilton. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M063/2016 on the NATS website. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Single European Sky information bulletin

    The sixty-first meeting of the Single Sky Committee (SSC/61) took place on 21-22 June 2016. The main subjects of discussion were the new Performance Review Body, a review of the Functional Airspace Blocks and the Commission decisions on RP2 performance plans. SW2016/122

  • Expired: Oxfordshire airspace restriction, 7 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire on 7 July 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Sunderland airspace restrictions, 22 to 23 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for Red Arrows displays at Sunderland on 22 and 23 July 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Hampshire airspace restriction, 22 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at Southsea, Hampshire on 22 July 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Northamptonshire airspace restriction, 9 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at Silverstone, Northamptonshire on 9 July 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Norfolk airspace restriction, 21 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at RAF Marham, Norfolk on 21 July 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Dorset flying restriction, 21 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for a Red Arrows display at Lyme Regis, Dorset on 21 July 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: East Lothian airspace restrictions, 22 to 23 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations for displays by the Red Arrow and Swiss Air Force Aerobatic Team at East Fortune, East Lothian on 22 and 23 July 2016. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M036/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Publication of Air Traffic Controller licensing guidance

    CAP 1251, Air Traffic Controllers – Licensing, has been produced as a guidance document for air traffic controllers, air traffic control training organisations and ANSPs. It details the CAA’s procedures to be followed in order to become licensed in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340. CAP 1251 will come into effect on November 30 as […]

  • Expired: Notice of Part-NCO implementation

    A reminder that that the EASA Air Operations Regulations (EC) No. 965/2012 will enter into force on 25 August 2016. For more information about the implementation of Part-NCO, go to www.caa.co.uk/nco. SW2016/120

  • Expired: Update on sports parachuting for operators and pilots

    Pilots and parachute operators should be aware that some of the EASA Air Operations Regulation (EU) No. 965/2012 come into effect on 25 August 2016. However, NCO.SPEC and Annex VIII Part-SPO for sports parachuting in the UK will not enter into force until 21 April 2017. An information notice has been issued providing further information on […]

  • Expired: RNAS Yeovilton Air Show restrictions, 1 to 2 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations 1 – 2 July 2016 at RNAS Yeovilton Air Show. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M012/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Wales national Air Show restrictions, 1 to 3 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations 1 – 3 July 2016 for Wales national Air Show. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M042/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Northampton/Sywell airspace restriction, 1 to 3 July

    Restriction of Flying Regulations 1 – 3 July 2016 at Northamption/Sywell Aerodrome. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M014/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones.

  • Expired: Aberdeenshire flying restrictions, 25 June

    Restriction of Flying Regulations 25 June 2016 at Balmedie, Aberdeenshire. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M013/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones. SW2016/118

  • Expired: Ayrshire airspace restriction, 24 June

    Restriction of Flying Regulations 24 June 2016 at Turnberry, Ayrshire. Details by NOTAM and in AIC M013/2016 at http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com. Restrictions also apply to the operation of all drones. SW2016/117

  • Urgent: Expired: Failure of VLM Airlines

    VLM Airlines ceased operations on 22 June 2016. If you want a refund for unused tickets will need to contact the company directly. If you booked directly with the company via a credit, charge or debit card you may also be able to make a claim against your card provider. If you have already flown, you will need to make […]