Applications for BCAR A8-23, A8-24 and A8-25 Approvals

Guidance for Applicants

Applications for BCAR A8-23, A8-24 and A8-25 Approvals   

Following publication of CAP553 issue 8, on 29 November 2013, BCAR A8-23, A8-24 and A8-25 approvals have been revised to include Annex II aircraft operating on UK national Permits to Fly as well as UK national Certificates of Airworthiness. Below is a list of aircraft type and group ratings that are eligible to be listed on these approval certificates.

For EASA aircraft types being operated for State purposes on UK national Certificates of Airworthiness, reference should be made to the EASA aircraft listing.

Groups

  • Aeroplane single piston engine – metal structure not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Aeroplane single piston engine – composite structure not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Aeroplane single piston engine – wooden structure not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Aeroplane single turbine engine – not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Helicopter single piston engine – not exceeding 3175 Kg MTOM
  • Helicopter single turbine engine – not exceeding 3175 Kg MTOM
  • Hot air airships
  • Powered sailplanes
  • Gyroplanes
  • Microlights

Single piston engine aeroplanes exceeding 5700 kgs

Manufacturer

Type

State of Design

DouglasAD-4 Skyraider USA
GrummanF6F HellcatUSA
GrummanF8F Bearcat USA
GrummanTBM Avenger USA
HawkerTempestUK
HawkerSea Fury UK
RepublicP-47 Thunderbolt USA
Vought F4U Corsair USA

Multi piston engine aeroplanes

Manufacturer

Type

State of Design

Aero/SPP 145Czech Republic
AvroAnsonUK
AvroC-19 UK
AvroLancasterUK
AvroShackleton UK
Beagle206UK
Beech18USA
BoeingB-17USA
BristolBolingbroke/Blenheim UK
BristolBeaufighterUK
Consolidated Catalina/Canso USA
De Havilland DH84 Dragon UK
De Havilland DH88 Comet UK
De Havilland DH89 Dragon Rapide UK
De Havilland DH90 Dragonfly UK
De Havilland DH98 Mosquito UK
De HavillandDH104 Dove UK
De Havilland DH114 Heron UK
Douglas A-26 Invader USA
DouglasDC-3USA
DouglasDC-6 USA
Focke-Wulfe Fw-189 Germany
LockheedP-38 Lightning USA
Grumman F7F Tigercat USA
MilesGeminiUK
North American B-25 Mitchell USA
Percival Pembroke/Sea Prince UK
PercivalQ.6UK
Piper Pa-23 Apache USA
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer UK
SPP/AeroSuper Aero 45Czech Republic

Aeroplanes multiple turbine engines or exceeding 5700 kgs MTOM

Manufacturer

Type

State of Design

Avro   VulcanUK
BlackburnBuccaneer

UK

De HavillandDH110 Sea VixenUK
De HavillandDH112 VenomUK
De HavillandDH115 VampireUK
English ElectricCanberraUK
FaireyGannetUK
GlosterMeteorUK
HawkerHunterUK
MikoyanMiG-17Poland/Russia
North AmericanOV-10 BroncoUSA
North AmericanF-86 SabreUSA

Helicopter single turbine exceeding 3175 kgs

Manufacturer

Type

State of Design

BellUH-1HUSA

Westland

Whirlwind

UK

Helicopter multi-turbine and Helicopters exceeding 3175 kgs

Manufacturer

Type

State of Design

Westland

Wessex

UK