General Aviation



Skyway Code: New edition now available
Our guide to private flying rules, regulations and best practice has been updated. Version 2 is now online, with printed copies available to buy direct from aviation supplier AFE.
Condensing the must know information on UK GA flying into easy to navigate information and graphics, The SkyWay Code gives GA pilots a one stop shop for safety rules and advice.
Dated: June 2019

BMAA given approval to issue initial Permit to Fly certificates
The British Microlight Aircraft Association (BMAA) has been given approval to issue Initial Permit to Fly certificates by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.
Permit to Fly certificates are generally issued to ex-military, kit-built and microlight aircraft that meet the appropriate airworthiness standards.
Following a change to the ANO in 2016, the CAA introduced a provision allowing the delegation of authority to other organisations to issue Initial Permits on its behalf.
The BMAA becomes the first general aviation organisation to receive this approval, recognising their capability to take on the task of both assessing and issuing the initial Permit to Fly certificate.
Dated: May 2019

CAA Cost Sharing Guidance
We have updated our cost sharing webpage to issue guidance to both pilots and passengers.
Dated: May 2019

Introductory Flights: Guidance to Operators
Updated guidance for operators of introductory flights has been published on our website.
This document has been produced to provide easy access to the rules and regulations surrounding introductory flights.
Dated: April 2018