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  • Expired: Consultation on training of rescue & firefighting personnel

    Following a comprehensive review of CAP 699, we will now be carrying out a short consultation seeking views from industry on the draft, revised CAP prior to publication. The consultation will close 18 November 2016. For further information, see the full information notice. SW2016/162  

  • Expired: Outage of Wallasey VOR beacon for replacement

    Wallasey VOR will be temporarily withdrawn to allow replacement of the equipment.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. SW2016/161

  • Urgent: Expired: Changes to process for mobile network development

    Government changes to notification processes have effectively removed the opportunity for aerodrome consultation on extensions to existing mobile masts where the extension is up to 5m in height. Telecom Code Operators are required to ‘notify’ aerodrome operators, but not to act on any objections. Aerodrome operators should be mindful that a telecom mast extension may […]

  • Expired: Compliance monitoring for aerodromes

    Our new information notice describes our compliance monitoring system, and details both CAA and aerodrome operator obligations. We believe the new approach and change in responsibilities will make it easier for you to manage your compliance requirements and show us how you are meeting your obligations. In turn, we can develop oversight processes that focus more on your safety […]

  • Expired: Edition 61 of CHIRP Cabin Crew FEEDBACK available

    Of interest to all cabin crew and flight crew, this edition highlights why reporting safety concerns is so important. There are several ways of reporting concerns and it is important for reporters to know how they can do this. We have included four reports that discuss aircraft MEL restrictions, safety procedures at the overwing exit, […]

  • Expired: Brighton City airspace change proposal

    We have published the minutes relating to the Brighton City (Shoreham) GNSS Airspace Change Proposal framework briefing. A copy of the minutes can be found on our airspace change pages. SW2016/157

  • 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.