Statement on Heathrow drone incident
Anyone operating a drone must do so responsibly and observe all relevant rules and regulations
CAA publishes final report from Civil Air Display Review
The CAA has today published the final report from its Civil Air Display Review, confirming a series of measures aimed at making UK civil air displays even safer.
CAA announces air show fees decision following consultation
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today announced the outcome of its consultation on charges for air displays.
CAA statement on air show charges consultation
Our current charges consultation for air displays is based on two factors; that the regulation of air shows has historically been subsidised by other aviation industry charge payers and ultimately their passengers, and that the charges reflect the increased costs of implementing the additional safety activities outlined in the recent air display action report. Safety is our first priority and we believe these additional measures are necessary to further improve the safety of air displays.
CAA publishes action report from ongoing Air Display Review
The review is considering all aspects of the safety oversight of UK civil air displays.
CAA statement on AAIB special bulletin
Latest on the investigation following the accident at this year's Shoreham airshow
Balloon pilot sentenced for insurance fraud
A commercial hot air balloon pilot, who repeatedly submitted false
insurance documents to the CAA, has been given a suspended prison sentence and
ordered to pay more than £20,000 costs.
CAA extends pilot training on permit aircraft
Initial pilot training will now be possible in aircraft with national permit to fly certification if the pilot being trained is the owner, or a joint owner, of the aircraft being used.
New reporting rules set to help improve aviation safety
The introduction of new European rules on the reporting of aviation safety incidents and occurrences will help to further improve safety levels in both the commercial and private sectors, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said today.
Process for testing small experimental aircraft made easier
'E Conditions' will reduce the red tape and financial burdens associated with securing airworthiness and operational approval for new light aircraft designs, encouraging the growth of new design concepts.