A revised version of Issue 13 of CAP403: Flying Displays and Special Events: A Guide to Safety and Administrative Arrangements is now available from the Civil Aviation Authority website

Amends to reflect change in display application requirements (Chapter 3 Part A, Chapter 4 Part A and Annex A – Risk Assessment) and introduction of fitness assessment for Flying Display Director and display pilots (Chapter 1 Part A). All subsequent to CAA’s review of flying display regulation conducted in 2015/6. Due to their urgent nature these changes have been made ahead of a major revision to this CAP in late 2016.

The CAA has introduced behavioural and attitudinal fitness assessment for flying display roles and will require additional information to be submitted as part of a flying display notification.

More information and the new application form can be found here.

If you have already submitted an application for a 2016 event the CAA will contact you to discuss the next steps.