The CAA’s General Aviation Unit finishes 2020 with a focus on life after EU Exit

The Civil Aviation Authority's GA Unit has continued to work to follow its remit of regulating only when necessary and deliver on our top-level principles for better GA regulation.

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New procedure for reviewing the classification of airspace launched

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today launched its new procedure to review the classification of airspace.

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Interim Head of Civil Aviation Authority’s General Aviation Unit announced

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Sophie O’Sullivan as the interim Head of its General Aviation Unit whilst Rachel Gardner-Poole is on secondment at the UK Space Agency. 

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Airfield Development Advisory Fund goes live

From today, UK airfields and associated businesses are able to apply for access to Government funded professional and business advice on a range of topics, aimed at supporting future airfield development.

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CAA launches new online PPL e-Exams system

The new Private Pilot Licence (PPL) e-Exams online system, which replaces Part-FCL PPL aeroplane and helicopter paper-based theoretical knowledge exams, went live this week. 

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The CAA’s General Aviation Unit continues to make considerable progress in its aim to radically improve the regulation of General Aviation (GA) in the UK

An update on the CAA's GA activities

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Stay in Control: CAA launches loss of control awareness campaign

New initiative begins with circuit safety

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The UK’s regulatory approach to recreational General Aviation delivers acceptable safety performance – a new independent safety review has concluded

A new independent review commissioned and funded by the Department for Transport, to assess the current level of risk to private pilots, their passengers and third parties has concluded that the current safety performance of recreational General Aviation (GA) in the UK is acceptable. 

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Proposals to increase options for training aircraft among latest achievements for the CAA’s General Aviation work

New update from the CAA's GA Unit

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CAA launches consultations on proposals to allow initial paid flight training on Permit to Fly aeroplanes and amateur-built microlights

Consultation open until 17 February 2020

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