Closed Consultations

  • Free Route Airspace (FRA) Deployment 3

    This Airspace Change is for a further deployment of Free Route Airspace (FRA) within the UK. FRA allows aircraft in upper airspace to flight plan and fly between existing points and not be constrained to follow the current network of routes. FRA is well established across Europe and NATS has been involved in developing the FRA concept over the last 6 years. FRA is a requirement of the UK CAA’s Airspace Modernisation Strategy (AMS) (CAP 1711 ), and mandated within... More
    Closed 16 July 2023
  • Stapleford RMZ Consultation

    Between 18 December 2017 and 26 March 2018, Stapleford Aerodrome held a public consultation under the auspices of UK CAA CAP 725 for the implementation of RNP approach procedures to RWY21. The objective of the Airspace Change Proposal (ACP) was to introduce the Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) to both formalise the use of instrument flight procedures for training purposes and provide an official instrument approach procedure to support the return to base flights for Stapleford aircraft and... More
    Closed 21 July 2023
  • Proposed E-7 Wedgetail Operating Areas

    Since 1991 the E-3D AEW Mk 1 Sentry has been the Royal Air Force’s AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning and Control) platform. The aircraft have also sat as part of the NATO AEW&C fleet, contributing a 25% share of force output on training and operations. Developments in technology elsewhere, and the ageing of the airframes, has reduced the operational effectiveness of the E-3D fleet and so, in 2018, the UK MOD elected to replace the E-3D with the more modern, 5 th generation E-7 AEW Mk1... More
    Closed 25 August 2023

    The aim of this consultation is to seek stakeholder’s views on the introduction of a new Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) that will be flown by aircraft arriving at London Biggin Hill Airport (LBHA). LBHA currently has an IAP to Runway 21 for aircraft arriving at LBHA. An IAP is a specified procedure a pilot can fly when the weather does not allow the pilot to fly visually, due to cloud or when the visibility is low. The pilot will use the aircraft navigation instruments... More
    Closed 9 October 2023
  • Enabling RPAS Operations from RAF Fairford - HALE

    This Portal aims to provide stakeholders with the information that they require in order to fully understand the MOD’s proposal to facilitate Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operation of High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from RAF Fairford. This Portal allows stakeholders to provide feedback on the airspace option proposed in the consultation document. The consultation document, as well as all... More
    Closed 21 November 2023
  • ACP 2022 050-Establishment of Portland Heliport ATZ/FRZ

    The purpose of this page is to request stakeholder feedback for the establishment of a formal airspace structure surrounding the CAA licenced heliport Portland (ICAO Code EGDP). The Airspace Change Proposal (ACP) had been raised in accordance with CAA’s CAP 1616. Portland Heliport is situated in Class G airspace and is operated by a defence contractor, HeliOperations Ltd, governed by the Civil Aviation Authority. Portland became a licenced heliport in October 2023. At present, Portland... More
    Closed 12 January 2024
36 results. Page 2 of 2