UK CAA invites feedback on proposal for remote pilot competency in the Specific Category

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has opened a consultation on its proposals for the future of remote pilot competency in the Specific Category and to provide an update on the progress of supporting policy workstreams.

The proposal covers a wide range of RPAS policy work including:

  • Rulemaking to establish RAEs under an improved legal basis such as the UK Regulation (EU) 2018/1139, the Basic Regulation
  • Establishing medical standards for RPs in the specific category
  • Developing a framework for the future of RP competency
  • Developing the supporting RP competency policy, AMC, and GM

The purpose of the consultation is to gather views from key stakeholder groups including RAEs, Remote Pilots, and Operators early in the policy development process.

Download the consultation document here

Deadline: 23 August 2023

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