Independent enquiry interim report
Update on the independent enquiry into the NATS system failure on 12 December.
Report on progress to improve safety of offshore helicopter operations
Safety improvements introduced include stopping flights over the most extreme sea conditions.
CAA reports on progress to improve safety of offshore helicopter operations
Significant safety improvements have been made but there is still more to do, with the safety of those who rely on offshore helicopter flights being our absolute priority.
Permanent 'listening out squawk' for Glasgow
The squawk will become permanent on 2 April 2015
Independent inquiry into air traffic control failure announced
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and NATS have agreed the establishment of an independent inquiry.
CAA issues guidance on fuel for light aircraft
The UK Civil Aviation Authority today released new consolidated advice for owners of light aircraft.
Proof of concept rule change could boost UK experimental aircraft design
A proposal to simplify the initial testing process for experimental aircraft in the UK will benefit small-scale aircraft designers and manufacturers.
New training techniques to tackle human factors
An initiative to improve ‘crew resource management’ (CRM) in the aviation industry launched.
Overflight restrictions removed for gyroplanes
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced it will withdraw the ‘overflight restriction’ from the ‘Permit Operating Limitations’ of factory-built, type-approved gyroplanes.
Red tape slashed for non-EASA aircraft modifications
The need for UK regulatory validation for airworthiness design changes, originally approved overseas, to a range of UK-registered aircraft types is to be scrapped, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced.