BMAA first recipient of new airworthiness oversight standard
The British Microlight Aircraft Association has been granted 'A8-26' approval by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) which delegates greater responsibility for airworthiness oversight of recreational 'Permit to Fly' microlights and amateur built very light aeroplanes.
New guidance for private pilots offering charity flights
More UK private pilots will be able to offer flights for charity following a simplification of the Civil Aviation Authority's (CAA) requirements.
UK extends SERA exemptions
CAA provides an update on the transition to the Standardised European Rules of the Air.
Be PROUD and keep learning, CAA tells GA pilots
A new scheme to improve the skills levels of private pilots has been launched today by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The initiative aims to encourage GA associations and organisations to provide 'life-long' learning programmes for their members and other pilots to help improve safety.
New consultation on small experimental aircraft launched
The consultation is aimed at reducing 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.
CAA publishes 60 day update on general aviation work (July)
Significant progress continues to be made to make regulation of the UK's General Aviation sector more proportionate and evidence-based.
Infringement hotspots face big reduction targets
Infringement reduction targets announced for six UK 'hotpots'.
CAA announces more positive changes for GA regulation
The UK CAA announced today at the major Aeroexpo GA event a new training syllabus for pilots and proposed changes to some private pilot medical requirements.
CAA publishes 60 day update on general aviation work (May)
Work continues to reduce the regulatory burden on the GA sector.
Bristol to get ‘listening out’ squawk
Great news for aircraft fitted with a Mode A/C or Mode S transponder