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Safety Standards Acknowledgement and Consent (SSAC) is a risk analysis framework that allows operators to offer fare-paying recreational flights in certain aircraft that are unable to meet commercial safety standards.
There are three CAPs associated with this activity:
There are currently four Classes of SSAC activities as outlined below;
An operator intending to offer SSAC flights must ensure that the risks to both participants, third parties and other airspace users have been considered.
Further guidance for SSAC operations is contained in CAP1395 Safety Standards Acknowledgement and Consent (SSAC).
Guidance on the completion of a risk assessment can be found in CAP1396 Framework for the evaluation of aviation activities for payment based on Safety Standards and Consent.
To apply for SSAC Operations, please complete the Form SRG1323 and send to GA@caa.co.uk.
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