• The Skyway Code is designed to provide private pilots with easy, quick access to the key information they need and includes:

    • Pilot responsibilities
    • Pre flight checks and flight planning
    • Airspace rules and regulations
    • Using aerodromes 
    • Risks and Emergencies
    • Flying outside the UK
    • Links to useful safety and regulatory resources

    As well as covering the regulations it includes examples of radio phraseology, tables to work out crosswind components and ground marshalling signals.

    The Skyway Code can be viewed online or downloaded for later use. The latest version will always be available here:

    Printed copies are available to buy direct from aviation supplier AFE Online: http://www.afeonline.com/shop/cap-1535-the-skyway-code

    Latest updates

    Version 1.1 of the Skyway Code amends the following:

    • Updates to LARS/Listening Squawk frequencies
    • Updates to radio communication sample text throughout to better reflect real life scenarios
    • Minor corrections to spelling

    Future updates

    Amendments will be listed on this page before being incorporated into future editions.