The Airspace Utilisation Section is responsible for processing, facilitating and promulgating the requirements for airspace in respect of special or unusual aerial activity (UAA). A UAA is any event such as an air exercise, trial, display, formation, balloon or kite flight which could adversely affect the normal operation of other airspace users. In addition the section is also responsible for establishing emergency restriction to flying, restrictions of airspace (temporary) RA(T), and exemptions to enter restricted areas.
Directed Light, Fireworks, Toy Balloons and Sky Lanterns
Details of Outdoor Laser, Searchlight, Firework, Helium-Filled Toy Balloon or Sky Lantern event to be held in the United Kingdom.
Notify the CAA (Form 1918)
Captive Unmanned Gas Balloons
Details of captive unmanned gas balloon activity in the United Kingdom: at or above 60 metres; within an Aerodrome Traffic Zone; within Notified Airspace.
Notify the CAA (Form 1919)