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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.

Following publication of CAP553 issue 8, on 29 November 2013, BCAR A8-23, A8-24 and A8-25 approvals have been revised to include Non-Part 21 aircraft operating on UK national Permits to Fly as well as UK national Certificates of Airworthiness. Below is a list of aircraft type and group ratings that are eligible to be listed on these approval certificates.

For Part 21 aircraft types being operated for State purposes on UK national Certificates of Airworthiness, reference should be made to the UK Part 66 Appendix 1 aircraft listing.

Groups

  • Aeroplane single piston engine – metal structure not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Aeroplane single piston engine – composite structure not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Aeroplane single piston engine – wooden structure not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Aeroplane single turbine engine – not exceeding 5700 Kg MTOM
  • Helicopter single piston engine – not exceeding 3175 Kg MTOM
  • Helicopter single turbine engine – not exceeding 3175 Kg MTOM
  • Hot air airships
  • Powered sailplanes
  • Gyroplanes
  • Microlights

Single piston engine aeroplanes exceeding 5700 kgs

Manufacturer Type State of Design
Douglas AD-4 Skyraider USA
Grumman F6F Hellcat USA
Grumman F8F Bearcat USA
Grumman TBM Avenger USA
Hawker Tempest UK
Hawker Sea Fury UK
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt USA
Vought F4U Corsair USA
Close Single piston engine aeroplanes exceeding 5700 kgs

Multi piston engine aeroplanes

Manufacturer Type State of Design
Aero/SPP 145 Czech Republic
Avro Anson UK
Avro C-19 UK
Avro Lancaster UK
Avro Shackleton UK
Beagle 206 UK
Beech 18 USA
Boeing B-17 USA
Bristol Bolingbroke/Blenheim UK
Bristol Beaufighter UK
Consolidated Catalina/Canso USA
De Havilland DH84 Dragon UK
De Havilland DH88 Comet UK
De Havilland DH89 Dragon Rapide UK
De Havilland DH90 Dragonfly UK
De Havilland DH98 Mosquito UK
De Havilland DH104 Dove UK
De Havilland DH114 Heron UK
Douglas A-26 Invader USA
Douglas DC-3 USA
Douglas DC-6 USA
Focke-Wulf Fw-189 Germany
Lockheed P-38 Lightning USA
Grumman F7F Tigercat USA
Miles Gemini UK
North American B-25 Mitchell USA
Percival Pembroke/Sea Prince UK
Percival Q.6 UK
Piper Pa-23 Apache USA
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer UK
SPP/Aero Super Aero 45 Czech Republic
Close Multi piston engine aeroplanes

Aeroplanes multiple turbine engines or exceeding 5700 kgs MTOM

Manufacturer Type State of Design
Avro Vulcan UK
Blackburn Buccaneer UK
De Havilland DH110 Sea Vixen UK
De Havilland DH112 Venom UK
De Havilland DH115 Vampire UK
English Electric Canberra UK
Fairey Gannet UK
Gloster Meteor UK
Hawker Hunter UK
Mikoyan MiG-17 Poland/Russia
North American OV-10 Bronco USA
North American F-86 Sabre USA
Close Aeroplanes multiple turbine engines or exceeding 5700 kgs MTOM

Helicopter single turbine exceeding 3175 kgs

Manufacturer Type State of Design
Bell UH-1H USA
Westland Whirlwind UK
Close Helicopter single turbine exceeding 3175 kgs

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