CAA announces delay to full introduction of Standardised European Rules of the Air
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed that the UK implementation of significant elements of the European Union’s Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) has been delayed.
Future of aviation medical services under examination
The consultation will focus on how services should be delivered in future, and whether there should be a separation between service provider and regulator.
Air Navigation Order goes under the microscope
A ‘root and branch’ review of how the UK’s Air Navigation Order (ANO) impacts on general aviation (GA) has begun.
Delay to flight training school transition deadline announced
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) requirement for all Registered Training Facilities (RTF) providing private pilot training, to become Approved Training Organisations (ATO), will be postponed.
Ground Control to GA ‘come and see what we do’ - Visit ATC Day is here again
Civil air traffic controllers from around the country will be throwing open the doors of their control towers over the next month, as part of the annual ‘Visit ATC Day’ initiative.
South Wales airspace restriction in place for NATO summit
A temporary airspace restriction will be put in place around a forthcoming NATO Summit in Newport, South Wales, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced.
Aviation regulators launch lithium battery safety guides
Videos highlighting the potential fire risks to aircraft posed by the improper carriage of lithium batteries, have just been made available for the aviation industry.
New emergency breathing system for helicopter passengers approved
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced the approval of a new enhanced emergency breathing system that will deliver improved levels of safety for offshore helicopter passengers.
CAA statement in response to the Transport Select Committee report on offshore helicopter safety
In February we announced over 70 actions and recommendations to improve safety, primarily aimed at preventing accidents but also to improve survivability following an incident.
New approach to safety regulation for aviation industry
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released more information about its new approach to the safety regulation of the aviation industry.