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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 below, 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.

Mandatory Permit Directives summarise actions that are required to be complied with by UK Owners and Operators of Permit to Fly aircraft.

UK Owners and Operators of Permit to Fly aircraft of a type that was previously issued with a Certificate of Airworthiness are also required to comply with Airworthiness Directives for airframe, engines, propellers and equipment from CAP476, CAP747 and the latest foreign Airworthiness Directives from the State of Design and EASA in accordance with MPD 1995-001 R5.

CAP 661 - Mandatory Permit Directives contains all issued MPDs up until 31 January 2012, when the publication ceased to be amended. The MPDs in CAP 661 remain valid and are not ‘withdrawn’, unless stated in the alphabetical list below, where the entry will state that it has been cancelled/superseded.

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Distribution of MPDs

MPDs are published on the website under Safety Critical Information and distributed via the CAA Publication Notification Service.

If you require to be notified of MPDs you will need to register for our free publications subscription service and choose the safety critical information category. Once you have subscribed you will be notified every time a new MPD is published on the CAA website.

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