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

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UK aviation encouraging more people with a disability to fly but four airports told they must improve

Numbers of UK passengers with a disability travelling by air grows by more than two thirds since 2010 #AccessToAir

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CAA investigation concludes NATS must improve operational resilience

Complaints about NATS (En Route) Plc (NERL) leads to first formal CAA investigation under the Transport Act 2000

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CAA and GASCo launch airspace infringement course

2017-08-01 Pilots who infringe airspace in the UK may now be asked to attend a safety awareness course, it was announced today. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) have jointly developed a unique training package targeting infringing pilots. The CAA will recomm

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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.

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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.

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Civil Aviation Authority response to Future of UK Aviation consultation

2017-07-21 A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority said: “The call for evidence asks some important questions about the future of aviation in the UK and provides an opportunity for a national debate. There are a number of key issues including aviation capacity, future airspace management and architectu

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Air travel advisory group supports move to increase holiday protection but warns of consumer confusion

In its 2016/17 annual report published today, the Air Travel Insolvency Advisory Committee (ATIPAC) has supported Government plans to implement the new EU Package Travel Directive (PTD) which is due to come into force during 2018.

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Man prosecuted for flying without a licence

A 68-year-old man, who flew an aircraft without a valid pilot’s licence, has been fined and ordered to pay the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) costs.

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Restrictions on H225LP and AS332L2 Super Puma helicopters to be lifted

2017-07-07   UK and Norwegian regulators announce their intention for removal of restrictions that prevent operators using the helicopters The move follows extensive investigation, testing and changes to the helicopter and its maintenance Flights will not resume immediately Helicopter had already b

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