Aerial Application Certificates

AACs

An AAC is granted by the CAA when it is satisfied that an applicant is competent to secure the safe operation of an aircraft where the dropping of articles is to be made for the following purposes:

  • agriculture

 

  • horticulture and forestry

 

  • training for the dropping of articles

CAP 414- "The Aerial Application Certificate" is a comprehensive source of information and provides guidance on the following topics:

  • General information
  • Aerial application manual
  • Company administration
  • Training
  • Safety Management systems
  • Pesticides
  • Spray/Drift Nomogram
  • Crash/rescue and First Aid equipment

 


 

Applying for an AAC- Issue

CAA Form CA 2345, together with the appropriate fee, should be sent to the General Aviation Unit. Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - Aerial Application Certificates.

A copy of the aerial application manual must be included with the application. The minimum notice period for the issue of an AAC required by the CAA is 28 days from receipt of the aerial application manual.

A certificate is generally issued for a period of 12 months.

Applying for an AAC- Renewal

CAA Form CA 2346, together with the appropriate fee, should be sent to the General Aviation Unit. Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of Charges - Aerial Application Certificates.

Application should be made at least 28 days before the expiry date of the current certificate.

At present, Forms CA 2345 and CA 2346 are not available online. To obtain a copy, please contact the General Aviation Unit.