List of Air Traffic Services Publications

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Publication Categories and Series
Reference Title
ACNs Airspace Coordination Notices
ATSINs ATS Information Notices
CAP 493 SIs CAP 493 Supplementary Instructions
CAP 670 SAs CAP 670 Supplementary Amendments
FACTORS FACTORS 2010
FACTORS FACTORS 2011
FACTORS FACTORS 2012
FACTORS FACTORS 2013
FACTORS FACTORS 2014
Forms Air Traffic Services Forms
GA MORs General Aviation Occurrence Reports
ORS7 Official Record Series 7 - Air Navigation Air Traffic Services Licensing and Airspace Policy

Individual Publications
Reference Title Status as at Date
AMC to CAP 670 Guidance on Reasoning that SW 01 does not apply to a Change Current 6 February 2009
AMC to CAP 670 SW 01 Acceptable Means of Compliance to CAP 670 SW 01: Guidance for Producing SW 01 Safety Arguments for COTS Equipment Current 1 March 2010
Birdstrikes Poster Telling us it was a 'Big Bird' isn't enough Current 4 May 2010
CAA Paper 2003/05 On Track - A Confidential Airspace Infringement Project Current 11 July 2003
CAA Paper 2007/06 RNAV (GNSS) Non-Precision Approach – Flight Trials Analysis Report Current 21 September 2007
CAA Paper 2009/03 Business Jet Safety Research: A Statistical Review and Questionnaire Study of Safety Issues Current 2009
CAA Paper 2011/03 CAA 'Significant Seven' Task Force Reports Current March 2011
CAP 032 UK Aeronautical Information Publication Current
CAP 1226 Provision of Terminal Air Navigation Services (TANS) in the UK: Call for evidence Current 25 September 2014
CAP 168 Licensing of Aerodromes
Review Comment: This is a complete re-issue due to the format and changes to the numbering convention. It
Current 7 March 2014
CAP 382 Mandatory Occurrence Reporting Scheme Current March 2011
CAP 393 Air Navigation: The Order and the Regulations Current 23 June 2014
CAP 413 Radiotelephony Manual Current 24 July 2014
CAP 452 Aeronautical Radio Station Operator's Guide Current 23 March 2012
CAP 493 Manual of Air Traffic Services - Part 1 Future 14 October 2014
CAP 493 Manual of Air Traffic Services Part 1 Current 6 March 2014
CAP 493 SI 2014/02 Formation Flight Parameters Current 23 January 2014
CAP 493 SI 2014/03 UK Flight Information Services Current 17 July 2014
CAP 584 Air Traffic Controllers - Training Current 4 May 2012
CAP 624 Part 01 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Aerodrome Control Visual Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 02 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Aerodrome Control Instrument Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 03 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Approach Control Procedural Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 04 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Approach Control Surveillance Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 05 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Area Control Procedural Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 06 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Area Control Surveillance Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 07 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Terminal Control Endorsement Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 08 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Offshore Endorsement Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 09 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Special Tasks Endorsement Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 10 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Oceanic Control Endorsement Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 11 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: On-the-Job Training Instructor Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 12 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Unit Competence Examiner Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 13 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Unit Training Assessor Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 14 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Initial Training Assessor Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 15 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: Verifier Current 31 October 2012
CAP 624 Part 16 Air Traffic Controllers – Performance Objectives: English Language Proficiency Current 31 October 2012
CAP 637 Visual Aids Handbook Current May 2007
CAP 653 Standards for Flight Information Service Officers-Pt A - Flt Info Service (Area) Current 1 September 1995
CAP 670 ATS Safety Requirements Current 23 May 2014
CAP 683 The Assessment of Runway Surface Friction Characteristics Current October 2010
CAP 694 The UK Flight Planning Guide Current January 2013
CAP 700 Operational Safety Competences - A UK Code of Practice - Civil Aviation Authority and Airport Operators' Association Current 3 May 2002
CAP 704 ACCESS - Aircraft Call Sign Confusion Evaluation Safety Study Current April 2000
CAP 710 Level Bust Working Group 'On the Level' Project Report Current 1 December 2000
CAP 717 Radar Control - Collision Avoidance Concepts Current 23 January 2009
CAP 722 Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in UK Airspace - Guidance Current 10 August 2012
CAP 724 Airspace Charter Current 30 August 2012
CAP 725 Airspace Change Process Guidance Document Current 30 March 2007
CAP 736 Operation of Directed Light, Fireworks, Toy Balloons and Sky Lanterns within UK Airspace Current February 2011
CAP 740 UK Airspace Management Policy
Review Comment: Version 5 June 2014
Current 30 June 2014
CAP 744 Air Traffic Controllers - Licensing Current 1 September 2009
CAP 745 Aircraft Emergencies: Considerations for air traffic controllers Current March 2005
CAP 746 Requirements for Meteorological Observations at Aerodromes
Review Comment: This updated version of CAP 746 incorporates EU legislation and changes to ICAO policy.
Current 21 May 2014
CAP 760 Guidance on the Conduct of Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and the Production of Safety Cases: For Aerodrome Operators and Air Traffic Service Providers Current 10 December 2010
CAP 761 Operation of IFF/SSR Interrogators in the UK: Planning Principles and Procedures Current 1 August 2008
CAP 772 Birdstrike Risk Management for Aerodromes Current 1 September 2008
CAP 773 Flying RNAV (GNSS) Non-Precision Approaches in Private and General Aviation Aircraft Current 1 August 2007
CAP 774 UK Flight Information Services
Review Comment: This document is effective from 24 July 2014
Current 26 June 2014
CAP 777 ATC Surveillance Minimum Altitude Charts in UK Airspace Policy and Design Criteria Current July 2013
CAP 778 Policy and Guidance for the Design and Operation of Departure Procedures in UK Airspace Current 1 November 2012
CAP 790 Requirement for an Airside Driving Permit (ADP) Scheme Current 29 February 2012
CAP 794 Air Traffic Controllers Initial Objectives Current August 2013
CAP 796 Flying on Business – a Study of the UK Business Air Travel Market Current November 2011
CAP 797 Flight Information Service Officer Manual Current April 2014
CAP1004 CAP 1004 - SES Market Conditions for Terminal Air Navigation Services in the UK Current February 2013
CAP1019 Process Update for the Economic Regulation of NERL Current April 2013
CAP1032 Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer Licensing Current 14 May 2013
CAP1036 Global Fatal Accident Review 2002 to 2011 Current June 2013
CAP1048 Guidance for applicant: Conduct of reviews of decisions or proposals made by the CAA Safety and Airspace Regulation Group Current July 2014
CAP1058 CAA decision under section 11 of the Transport Act 2000 confirming licence modifications related to NERL plc’s obligations in relation to under and over recoveries against its price control (“N+2”) Current June 2013
CAP1059 Safety Management Systems: Guidance for small, non complex organisations Current June 2013
CAP1069 Preventing Runway Incursions at Small Aerodromes Current July 2013
CAP1074 Safety and Airspace Regulation Enforcement Guidance
Review Comment: Draft Safety and Airspace Regulation Enforcement Guidance
Current August 2013
CAP1076 In Focus Global risk picture Current June 2013
CAP1098 Regulatory treatment of London Approach charges in Reference Period 2 (2015-2019) of the Single European Sky Performance Scheme - A consultation document Current October 2013
CAP1117 CAP 1117 Heathrow Airport Operational Freedoms Trial: The Civil Aviation Authority’s supplementary views on Heathrow Airport’s end-of-trial report Current 18 October 2013
CAP1132 Approach to terminal air navigation services regulation in RP2 - a consultation Current December 2013
CAP1142 Developing the UK-Ireland Performance Plan for Reference: December 2013 update Current December 2013
CAP1157 CAA's decision on the approach to the regulation of terminal air navigation service in RP2 Current 19 February 2014
CAP1158 Regulatory treatment of London Approach charges in Reference period 2 (2015-2019) of the Single European Sky Performance Scheme: CAA conclusions Current 19 February 2014
CAP1159 A strategy for human factors Current 1 April 2014
CAP1160 In Focus - European regulation and implementing rules for aerodromes
Review Comment: The CAA is reviewing the published material to identify any changes from the EASA Opinion and previous draft AMC and CS, and continuing to prepare for the changes.
Current 6 March 2014
CAP1184 The transformation to performance-based regulation Current June 2014
CAP1209 Human Factors: Action Plan
Review Comment: This action plan is a supplement to CAP 1159 Strategy for Human Factors in Civil Aviation.
Current July 2014
CAP413 Radiotelephony Supplement 2 A Reference Guide to UK Radiotelephony Phraseology for Aerodrome Drivers Current October 2008
DAP1910 Application to Operate a Secondary Surveillance Interrogator in the United Kingdom - Ground Based Platform Current November 2009
DAP1911 Application to Operate a Secondary Surveillance Interrogator in the United Kingdom - Maritime or Airborne Platform Current November 2009
DAP1912 Application to Operate ACAS (TCAS) within the United Kingdom Current August 2008
DAP1913 IFF/SSR Interference Reporting Form Current August 2008
DAP1916 Notification of Proposed Design Activity Current 3 December 2012
IN-2011/004 Revised CAA Guidance on Sky Lantern Releases Current 1 February 2011
IN-2011/046 European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) Safety of Life Service Current 8 June 2011
IN-2011/051 Runway Incursion Prevention Current 17 June 2011
IN-2011/054 Mode S Interrogator Codes, Selective Interrogation and Lockout Current 23 June 2011
IN-2011/090 Publication of the CAA Safety Plan 2011 to 2013 Current 26 August 2011
IN-2012/003 Variation of Permit to Fly to Remove Prohibition on Flight Over Congested Areas Current 10 January 2012
IN-2012/044 Changes to Flight Planning Procedures Current 6 March 2012
IN-2012/061 Air Navigation Order (CAP 393) Schedule 5 Radio Communication and Radio Navigation Equipment to be carried in Aircraft, Gliders, Self-Launched Motor Gliders (SLMG) from 6 April 2012 Current 30 March 2012
IN-2012/145 Introduction of Visual Flight Rules (VFR) at Night in the UK Current 17 September 2012
IN-2012/173 Programme of Remediation for UK S-band (Primary) Radars Current 24 October 2012
IN-2012/206 Important Information regarding licence applications Current 17 January 2013
IN-2013/003 Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (RFFS) Communications - Standard Emergency Hand Signals to Flight and Cabin Crews Current 9 January 2013
IN-2013/018 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1079/2012 of 16 November 2012 laying down the requirements for voice channel spacing for the Single European Sky Current 29 January 2013
IN-2013/075 RNAV (GNSS) (Area Navigation (Global Navigation Satellite System)) Approach Operations Current 15 April 2014
IN-2013/133 Publication of Radio Mandatory Zone Policy Current 16 August 2013
IN-2013/140 Airspace Infringement - Introduction of Post Infringement Questionnaire Current 6 September 2013
IN-2013/148 Compliance with the Surveillance Performance and Interoperability Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1207/2011 (SPI IR) Current 25 September 2013
IN-2013/174 Cold Temperature Corrections to Minimum Sector Altitudes (MSAs) and ATC Surveillance Minimum Altitude (ATCSMA) Chart Altitudes Current 1 November 2013
IN-2013/175 Mode S Interrogator Code Allocation Process and Timescales Current 1 November 2013
IN-2013/181 Winter Operations 2012/2013 Runway Contamination Assessment Trial Report and Ongoing Procedures Current 25 November 2013
IN-2013/184 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1079/2012 of 16 November 2012 laying down requirements for voice channel spacing for the Single European Sky Current 25 November 2013
IN-2013/188 Drugs and Alcohol Policies for Air Operator Certificate Holders and Air Navigation Service Providers Current 28 November 2013
IN-2013/200 Transfer of the Provision of Air Traffic Services - Dynamic Sectorisation Operational Trial (DSOT) Current 19 December 2013
IN-2014/013 SMS Phase 2 Evaluation and Assessment for EASA Aerodromes Current 17 January 2014
IN-2014/017 Guidance on Designing Standard Instrument Departures Direct to Flight Levels Current 24 January 2014
IN-2014/025 Amended Licensing Requirements for Air Traffic Controllers and Student Air Traffic Controllers Current 31 January 2014
IN-2014/029 Amended Administration Processes For Student ATCO and ATCO Licence Holders Associated With The Implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) No. 805/2011 Current 31 January 2014
IN-2014/033 Transition Altitude Update Current 19 May 2014
IN-2014/034 Airspace Change Process Regulatory Support Current 10 February 2014
IN-2014/037 Single European Sky CAA Information Bulletin (February) Current 12 February 2014
IN-2014/040 COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 1079/2012 of 16 November 2012 laying down requirements for voice channel spacing for the Single European Sky Current 19 February 2014
IN-2014/042 Runway Excursion Prevention Current 24 February 2014
IN-2014/046 Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) - EASA Launch of SERA Part C Notice of Proposed Amendment Current 28 February 2014
IN-2014/051 Avoidance of Incidents Related to Controlled Flight Into Terrain When Under Air Traffic Control Radar Control Current 12 March 2014
IN-2014/052 Eligibility of Pilots to Conduct Check Flights Current 20 March 2014
IN-2014/055 Submission of Unit Documentation By Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) Current 27 March 2014
IN-2014/059 Use of Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) Code 0033 Current 28 March 2014
IN-2014/076 Apron Management Services at Aerodromes Current 10 April 2014
IN-2014/081 Small Unmanned Aircraft Operations Within London and Other Towns and Cities Current 25 April 2014
IN-2014/083 New Industry Safety Tool - Bowtie Barrier Risk Models Current 28 April 2014
IN-2014/084 Single European Sky CAA Information Bulletin (April) Current 29 April 2014
IN-2014/085 Replacement Of Class F Airspace In UK Flight Information Regions – Consultation Report Current 2 May 2014
IN-2014/088 UK Strategy for Human Factors in Civil Aviation Current 22 May 2014
IN-2014/090 CAA Information Bulletin on EASA Developments - 21 February to 23 May 2014 Current 23 May 2014
IN-2014/099 Single European Sky CAA Information Bulletin Current 9 June 2014
IN-2014/105 Publication of Regulatory Material for the Mode S Code Allocation IR (EU) No. 262/2009 Current 20 June 2014
IN-2014/116 Airspace Infringement Reporting Standards Current 18 July 2014
IN-2014/119 Single European Sky Information Bulletin Current 21 July 2014
IN-2014/124 CAA Information Bulletin on EASA Developments - 24 May to 24 July 2014 Current 23 July 2014
IN-2014/128 Revision to the Pompi Triangle Fillet of Controlled Airspace Southeast of the Isle of Wight Current 1 August 2014
IN-2014/137 Regulatory Documents Containing References to the CAA Current 15 August 2014
IN-2014/138 Bristol International Airport (BIA) RNAV STARs Current 18 August 2014
IN-2014/141 EU Regulation on the Reporting, Analysis and Follow-up of Occurrences in Civil Aviation Current 21 August 2014
IN-2014/143 The Provision of and Access to Pilot Controlled Lighting (PCL) at Licensed Aerodromes Current 28 August 2014
IN-2014/145 Publication of Edition 6 of CAP 493 'Manual of Air Traffic Services Part 1' Current 3 September 2014
IN-2014/148 GSA Call for Grants to Promote EGNOS SBAS APV Instrument Approach Procedures Current 9 September 2014
IN-2014/150 CAP 413 Radiotelephony Manual Current 18 September 2014
IN-2014/151 CAP 774 UK Flight Information Services Current 18 September 2014
IN-2014/152 CAP 797 Flight Information Service Officer Manual Current 18 September 2014
IN-2014/154 Rationalisation of Class F Airspace in the UK FIRs Current 19 September 2014
IN-2014/155 Publication of 1:500k VFR Chart 'Scotland' Edition 30 Current 23 September 2014
ORS4 No. 648 Mandatory Occurrence Report Scheme - Reporter's Signature Current 27 September 2007
ORS4 No. 848 Schedule 5 Scale (J) - Airborne Collision Avoidance System Current 1 April 2011
ORS4 No. 849 Schedule 5 Scale (J) - Airborne Collision Avoidance System Current 1 April 2011
ORS5 No. 273 CAA Scheme of Charges (En Route Air Traffic Control Services Regulation) Current 1 April 2012
ORS5 No. 290 CAA Scheme of Charges (Aerodrome Licensing and EASA Certification and Aerodrome Air Traffic Services Regulation) Current 1 April 2014
Report 2012/01 Flight Data Monitoring Based Precursors Project: Part 1 - Runway Excursions Current December 2012
RT Discipline RT Discipline for Pilots and ATC Current
SN-2011/007 Mode S Transponder Operation Current 23 June 2011
SN-2011/012 Reaction to Alerts Provided By Traffic Collision Alerting Systems (TCAS) and Other Collision Warning Systems Current 8 September 2011
SN-2012/005 Laser Attacks Current 13 April 2012
SN-2013/017 Notification of CAA Policy Regarding Downlink and Display of Airborne Collision Avoidance System Resolution Advisory Data Current 23 August 2013
SN-2013/018 Wake Turbulence Encounters Between Heavy Category Aircraft On Departure Current 29 May 2014
SN-2014/002 Unstable Approaches – ATC Involvement Current 31 January 2014
SN-2014/004 Level Busts: Hazards and Defences Current 12 March 2014
SN-2014/005 Implications Of Reduced Radar And Procedural Air Traffic Control Provision On Aircraft Operations In Class G Airspace Current 1 May 2014
SN-2014/007 Establishment of a Temporary Radio Mandatory Zone – London Southend Airport
Review Comment: E-mail address corrected
Current 4 July 2014
SRG1411 Air Traffic Controller Licensing Form Current June 2010
SRG1413 Application for Radio Operators Certificate of Competence Current September 2012
SRG1414 Flight Information Service Officer licensing Current January 2008
SRG1415 Application for the issue or renewal of an ATC Examiner or OJT Instructor licence endorsement Current November 2009
SRG1416 Record of renewal of an ATC unit endorsement Current October 2011
SRG1418 Air Traffic Controller Training Current August 2009
SRG1420 Application for Approval as a Flight Inspection Organisation or Variation to an Existing Approval Current September 2012
SRG1423 Wake Turbulence Report Form Current 23 May 2011
SRG1426 Air Traffic Controller Licence - Renewal of an English Language Proficiency Endorsement Current September 2009
SRG1427 Application for ATC Training Organisation Certification Current 15 January 2013
SRG1428 Application for Air Navigation Service Provider Certification and/or Designation Current 20 November 2013
SRG2004 Birdstrike Occurrence Form Current May 2012
SRG2137 Application for Exemption Under Article 14 (4) of Regulation (EC) 216/2008 against the Parts 66 or 147 of The EASA Continuing Airworthiness Regulation; The EASAAircrew Regulation or the Air Traffic Controllers’ Regulation Current 14 September 2012