Civil Aviation Authority
The UK's Aviation Regulator
Our General Aviation Unit was formed in 2014 and is dedicated to effective regulation that supports and encourages a dynamic GA sector.
The creation of a dedicated GA Unit within the CAA emerged from the Government’s Red Tape Challenge in 2013, which explored ways to reduce the regulatory burden on the general aviation sector. The 25-strong Unit has been assembled from airworthiness, flight operations and licensing specialists from across the CAA. All have significant knowledge and experience of general aviation, with most being active private pilots. The Unit is based in the our Aviation House facility in Gatwick.