CAA publishes 60 day update on General Aviation work
Information on the finalised policy framework for General Aviation.
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 publishes GA policy framework
Following a wide consultation the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published its finalised Policy Framework for General Aviation (GA) regulation.
CAA issues guidance on fuel for light aircraft
The UK Civil Aviation Authority today released new consolidated advice for owners of light aircraft.
New approval granted for microlight company
For the first time under a new authorisation system, a microlight manufacturer has been given design, production and flight test approval by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Guidance on restoring vintage aircraft issued by CAA
Advice on restoring, or rebuilding, historic and ex-military aircraft has been released by the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s General Aviation Unit.
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.