References to EU regulation or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate description of your obligations or rights under UK law.read more
Trim runaway was a possible scenario identified by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch in a report into a 2017 Piper PA-31 fatal accident.
The pilot reported pitch control problems and diverted to Caernarfon Airport where the aircraft crashed on an attempted landing. The elevator trim was found in a significantly nose-down position.
You can read the full AAIB report in the
AAIB March 2019 bulletin.
To help pilots prepare for a trim runaway we have produced a short guidance document called
Handling a trim runaway (CAP 1774).
The short videos below explain the issue, how to deal with a runaway and what you can do now to make sure you're prepared for any incident.
Read all @UK_CAA
UK CAA announces integration of GAU and RPAS to form one combined unit
28 April, 2021
The CAA’s GAU starts 2021 with a focus on returning to flying post COVID
22 April, 2021
UK Civil Aviation Authority launches consultation on proposed changes to CAP 553 (BCAR Section A, A3-7 and A8-26 & A8-21, A8-23 and A8-24)
1 April, 2021
Read all News
International Civil Aviation Day
7 December, 2020
How safe is recreational flying in the UK
25 February, 2020
Bringing ADS-B surveillance trials to airfields
1 March, 2019
Read All Blogs