Hot air balloon pilot fined for flying without a licence
A commercial hot air balloon pilot who flew passengers without a valid pilot's licence has been fined and ordered to pay costs.
South Coast and South West drone users invited to ‘Share the air’ event at Compton Abbas airfield
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
Listen up: CAA announce changes to airspace squawks
These frequency monitoring codes have played a vital role in reducing infringements of controlled airspace over the last ten years.
Skyway Code updated and now available to buy in hard copy
The CAA’s guide to private flying rules, regulations and best practice has been updated.
GA community asked to help drone users to share the sky safely
CAA campaign to help GA airfields, flying clubs and flying schools run events for their local drone users.
CAA and Border Force carry out GA airfield checks
Pilots, passengers and aircraft arriving at five UK airfields were recently subject to on-the-spot checks in a multi-agency initiative led by the CAA and the Border Force.
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
Microlight pilot prosecuted for flying through class D airspace
A microlight pilot who flew illegally through Manchester Airport's controlled airspace, causing significant delays to passenger aircraft, has been successfully prosecuted by the Civil Aviation Authority.
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.
New Guidance on Third Country Licences
FAA licence holders based in the UK need to self-declare that they comply with European requirements
Other third country licence holders are required to validate their licence and begin conversion process to an EASA licence
Pilots overseas who are yet to comply with these requirements can fly