Only use approved commercial drone users or you could be out of pocket – warns CAA

 If you are paying someone to fly a drone you must check that they have the necessary safety approval or you could be paying for an unsafe operator that probably won’t have any insurance if things go wrong, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) warned today.

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Pilot fined for flying into area restricted for air displays

Pilot pleads guilty to airspace infringement

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Aviation volcanic ash breakthrough wins safety award

Ground-breaking work undertaken in the UK to safely reduce the disruption volcanic ash can cause to aviation has won the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) new flight safety award. 

 

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Civil Aviation Authority response to Laser Misuse Bill

Statement from Chief Executive Andrew Haines on the Government Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill

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South Coast and South West drone users invited to ‘Share the air’ event at Compton Abbas airfield

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) running event with Compton Abbas airfield as part of campaign around safe sharing of the skies between drone users and the General Aviation (GA) community

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ADS-B can help reduce airspace infringements and mid-air collisions, says CAA

The CAA confirms ADS-B in/out using 1090 MHz is its preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity

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CAA statement on Government drone consultation response

Drones can bring many benefits but to achieve those we need everyone flying a drone now to do so safely.

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Restrictions on H225LP and AS332L2 Super Puma helicopters to be lifted

2017-07-07   UK and Norwegian regulators announce their intention for removal of restrictions that prevent operators using the helicopters The move follows extensive investigation, testing and changes to the helicopter and its maintenance Flights will not resume immediately Helicopter had already b

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Pilot fined for breaching restricted Glastonbury airspace

A pilot has been prosecuted for flying his helicopter into and out of the 2016 Glastonbury Festival without permission.

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