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UK – EU Transition, and UK Civil Aviation Regulations

To access current UK civil aviation regulations, including AMC and GM, CAA regulatory documents, please use this link to UK Regulation. Please note, if you use information and guidance under the Headings, the references to EU regulations or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate information or description of your obligations under UK law. These pages are undergoing reviews and updates.

The following documents may need to be completed when an operator is applying for a new AOC or to vary an exisiting AOC.


The following documents may be useful when applying for an AOC for helicopter operations:

Compliance Document for Helicopter Operations

  • a) without an assured safe forced landing capability during take-off and landing - (single-engine operations in non-congested hostile environment only),
  • b) without an assured safe forced landing capability - (offshore in support of oil and gas),
  • c) to Public Interest Sites - (HEMS/Lighthouse operations only)
  • d) over a hostile environment located outside a congested area - (Pipeline and low-level operations).

Compliance Document for Helicopter Operations requiring the installation of a VHM system - ANO 2009 Article 115 (offshore in support of oil and gas).

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