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UK CAA – ANO Amendments In Force – 13 Mar 2019

Small Unmanned Aircraft – Air Navigation Order Amendments now in force. New Exemptions and Permissions issued Operators of small unmanned aircraft are reminded that the Air Navigation Order 2016 (ANO) 2019 amendments announced previously are now in force. A summary of these changes can be found in CAP 1763. The following General Exemptions have been… Read more »

UK CAA – ANO Amendments

The 2019 key changes are: 1.Deletes the ‘over 7kg’ airspace restrictions 2. Changes the distance limitation from aerodromes that was introduced in 2018 3. Introduces some additional definitions in order to accommodate the aerodrome limitation This is the 2019 amendment to the Air Navigation Order. and replaces the previous CAP 1687 which was the 2018… Read more »

UK CAA PFCO List Trend

Whether you are a potential or current sUSA operator or customer, AJSSL would like to take this opportunity to wish our reader a Happy and Prosperous New Year. All the very best for 2019 from us. This post is prompted by the latest UK CAA PFCO List published 11 Jan 2019 and our observation that… Read more »

UK CAA Update – ORS4 No.1277

        If you are a current RPAS operator that is operating under a UK CAA PfCO you may wish to read this current amendment that allows flight at night and in a congested area with specific caveats. For information, a general permission has now been published regarding night flying and operations in… Read more »

Our Quick Guide To Flying A New Drone

Slow & Steady First Flights If you have been lucky enough to have a new drone, our simple guide for safe and enjoyable flying is to follow these 5 basic points: Tip #1 Read the manual and learn the system flying control modes Initially set the system up for a beginner and set all available… Read more »

Single Rotor – Winter Performance

We are continuing to gain experience of a wide range of types and categories of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS). We have operated a range of both fixed and rotary winged systems for many years. The rotary systems include multi rotor and single rotor aircraft. Today we were out braving the cold, damp and drizzle. We… Read more »

Approval Certificate R-NQE Arrived

Great news today – we received our official Approval Certificate from the CAA. In summary, the details of our approval are as follows: Approval Certificate – Reference SUA Sub 20kg: R10-38 Approval Group – Restricted Category National Qualified Entity SUA Sub20kg Applicability – Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) – Multi-rotor and Fixed-Wing with an operating mass of not… Read more »

Competitive Drone Pilot Assessments

For Commercial Drone/SUA pilot/operators that have either a valid and current aviation qualification or have completed an NQE ground school; we are offering to provide you with your Practical SUA Flight Assessment at a very competitive price. Only £200 EX VAT for the assessment and recommendation. There is also an option of a 1 hour pre-assessment… Read more »

UK CAA PFCO – SUA Pilot Assessments

We are able to provide assessments for pilots of fixed and rotary winged aircraft systems up to 20 kgs AUM. Subjects covered in this article: a. Why Do You Need A Practical Flight Assessment? b. The Assessment Criteria c. The Assessment Process d. About Flight assessments e. About Concessions f. When Should You Call For… Read more »

New Service – Drone Pilot Assessments Now Available

A J S Support Ltd (AJSSL) are professional, independent and experienced drone operators who are a UK CAA Restricted – National Qualified Entity (NQE); able to assess drone operators and make recommendations to the CAA. We have over 30 years of experience in aviation including currently over 6 years experience of commercial operation of Drones…. Read more »