SERA.5001 exemption remains in effect to March 2020

The general exemption from the requirements of SERA.5001 will remain in place until 25 March 2020.

This means that until 25 March 2020 pilots can continue to fly VFR:

  • at or below 3000 ft AMSL within Class D airspace;
  • during day only;
  • indicated airspeed of 140 kts or less;
  • clear of cloud, with surface and:
    • for aircraft other than helicopters, a flight visibility of at least 5 km;
    • for helicopters, a flight visibility of at least 1,500 m.

For more details pilots should read ORS4 No 1312

For further information concerning Standardised European Rules of the Air see www.caa.co.uk/sera

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