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ACP reference: ACP-2018-05
Sponsor: Ministry of Defence
Proposal name: Combat Air Training Airspace
Proposal description: This proposal concerns the development of segregated airspace to
facilitate air training for new combat aircraft in the UK.
Geographic area: North Sea
At stage 1, the change sponsor meets with the CAA to discuss objectives and engages with those potentially affected about the underlying design principles. A timeline is agreed.
Statement of need (redacted)
In considering the Statement of Need the CAA has determined
that the proposal is in scope of the airspace change process. The CAA has
provisionally determined that this airspace change proposal will be a Level M2
At stage 2, the change sponsor continues to liaise with stakeholders, develops options and carries out initial impact appraisals.
Develop & Assess
At stage 3, the change sponsor prepares a consultation, assesses who should be consulted and undertakes the consultation.
The CAA verifies that the consultation documents address all of the reasonable requirements of the consultees, that the strategy to communicate with them is sufficient and appropriate and that the consultation period is of appropriate duration.
Options Appraisal (Phase II - Full)
The CAA has assessed the full Options Appraisal and is satisfied that it meets the requirements.
Collate & Review Responses
At stage 4, the change sponsor may modify their proposals to reflect consultation responses, and will then make a formal submission of the proposal to the CAA.
Options Appraisal (Phase III - Final)
Submit Proposal to CAA
At stage 5, the CAA assesses the proposal.
The CAA confirm that the document check has been completed.
At stage 6, if approved, the change is implemented.
At stage 7, the CAA carries out a review of the change, usually after 12 months of operation.
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