The Civil Aviation Authority has published CAA Safety Notice SN2021-21. 2021 will see the introduction of a mandatory course to accredit Airborne Flying Display Directors (AFDDs). All Display Pilots who have a valid Display Authorisation (DA) and intend to act as an AFDD at any event, from 1 January 2021 onwards, are required to have successfully completed the online AFDD course and therefore be AFDD accredited.

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