Posts Tagged: PFCO

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 – PFCO PROCESS UPDATE

UPDATED INFORMATION ON UK CAA WEBSITE : PFCO PROCESS Commercial drone operators – please be aware of changes to the information regarding the process to obtain a Permission For Commercial Operation (PFCO). There is also information for commercial drone operators to ensure that their application is CAA compliant. The headlines: – New Standard PFCO online… Read more »

UK CAA Drone Pilot Competency Assessment

POTENTIAL COMMERCIAL DRONE PILOTS We are looking to tempt potential Drone pilots to venture out into the cold to take their pilots assessment; with a money saving seasonal offer – £150 ex VAT to take your UK CAA Commercial Drone Pilot Assessment. Who Is This For? If you have other private or commercial aviation qualifications,… Read more »

UK CAA Info – PFCO Application Notes

Once again we are completing our annual review and update of our Operating Safety Case (OSC) to support our application for renewal of our Permission For Commercial Operation (PFCO) to the UK CAA. This post is prompted by some useful information that is contained within the standard UK CAA auto response email; that we thought… Read more »

Check the SLAs when making submissions to the CAA

We have recently renewed our Restricted NQE certification with the UK CAA, and in the first quarter of next year, the renewal of our PFCO is due. We thought it might be worth a post the draw attention to the CAA’s quoted Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to process these applications and renewals.   It is… Read more »

A Visit By BBC Xray

A few weeks ago we had a fun packed visit from the BBC Xray team who were filming for their Photography Special. We helped Omar Hamdi find out about all the dos and don’ts of flying a drone safely.  This included our experience session which saw him having his first few experience flights. Here are… Read more »

UK CAA – SRG1320 Application Issues

If You Are Applying For A UK CAA PFCO SeeBelow: As a CAA UK Restricted Nation Qualified Entity (R-NQE) we receive information by email from the UK CAA regarding drone operation and the Permission For Commercial Operation (PFCO) applications process, to help the process move smoothly. Today received one such email. The email contained current issues… Read more »

UK CAA – updated charges for PFCO applications

We’ve been working with customers who are going through the procedure for gaining a licence to fly commercially from the UK CAA  – a Permission For Commercial Operation (PFCO) and thought a reminder about the April 2017 changes to the CAA fees. If you’re in the process of applying, or thinking about applying to operate… Read more »

UK CAA Information Notice – IN-2017/018 – SUA – NQEs

National Qualified Entities have been sent a link by the UK CAA to Information Notice – IN-2017/018 – Small Unmanned Aircraft – National Qualified Entities – which has the following summary: “The purpose of this Information Notice is to notify all persons who may be associated with National Qualified Entities (NQEs), or who may use their… Read more »