Following several years of negotiations, the CAA issued UAS implementing regulation article 16 operational authorisation. The FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation is available here.
When the rules changed on 31st December 2020 this authorisation came into effect and allows association members to enjoy privileges beyond the new UAS rules. Such as:
A new FPV UK Handbook accompanies the authorisation.
You must familiarise yourself with the authorisation and the FPV UK handbook and accept them before flying under its terms. There are certain requirements to report accidents and incidents when flying which are relevant when flying under the extra privileges allowed by the authorisation.
Once you are familiar with the authorisation and are happy to fly within it’s terms simply log into your FPV UK account and tick the box next to: ‘I have read and understood the conditions and restrictions of the Article 16 Operational Authorisation’
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