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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, 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.

The Aviation Safety (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2021 amend several pieces of retained EU aviation safety legislation, as listed in the first two columns of the table below. This table sets out where you can find the amendments to each piece of retained EU aviation safety legislation within the body of this Statutory Instrument (“SI”).

The table also sets out the corresponding CAA Project Number on the CAA’s Safety Policy and Legislation Project Tracker, where more information about these legislative changes can be found. 

UK Regulation Number UK Regulation Name Relevant SI Part Relevant SI Regulation Coming into force dates CAA Project Number
73/2010 UK ADQ Regulation Part 2 2 27 January 2022 0032(a)
1178/2011 UK Aircrew Regulation Part 3 Chapter 1 3 to 6 20 November 2021 0120
965/2012 UK Air Operations Regulation Part 3 Chapter 2 7 to 10, 11(1), 11(2)(a) and (b), 20 November 2021 0007
11(2)(c) (support programme) 16 February 2022 0007
11(3) 20 November 2021 0006
139/2014 UK Aerodromes Regulation Part 3 Chapter 3 12, 13, 15(1), 15(4), 15(5) 20 November 2021 0032(b)
14, 15(2), 15(3) 27 January 2022 0032(b)
1321/2014 UK Continuing Airworthiness Regulation Part 3 Chapter 4 16, 17 20 November 2021 0005
2015/640 UK Airworthiness Specifications Regulation Part 3 Chapter 5

18 to 20

21(1) to (4), (6) to (8)

20 November 2021 0005
21(5) (cargo compartments) 26 August 2023 0005
2017/373 UK Air Traffic Management / Air Navigation Services Regulation Part 3 Chapter 6 22 to 29 20 November 2021 0032(a)
2018/395 UK Balloons Regulation Part 3 Chapter 7 30, 31 20 November 2021 0123
2018/1976 UK Sailplanes Regulation Part 3 Chapter 8 32, 33 20 November 2021 0123
2019/947 UK Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Regulation Part 3 Chapter 9 34 and 35 20 November 2021 0004

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