Category: Regulations

We explain the Article 16 Operational Authorisation

In this video Simon talks over the FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation infographic to explain and demonstrate the great freedoms that the Article 16 Operational Authorisation allows our members to enjoy when flying their drone or model aircraft. Check out the video below.

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Simon Dale chatted to Sean Hickey at Geeksvana about the Article 16 Operational Authorisation and FPV UK

If you’re interested in FPV UK, drone flying rules, and the FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation be sure to check out Simon Dale’s chat with Sean Hickey at Geeksvana on YouTube below. This is the first of three interviews Simon did with Sean.  More coming soon! 

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Simon Dale interviewed about Article 16 Operational Authorisation on UAVHUB Podcast

Simon Dale (FPV UK’s Chief Executive) was interviewed for the Blue Skies Dronecast from UAVHUB recently. You can watch and listen on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o_lECVJdNA

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New FPV UK Handbook 2021 - v1.1 released

A new updated and expanded version of the FPV UK handbook is now available to download.  This accompanies the new FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation UAS13529 which is now in force (and supersedes the previous joint Article 16 Operational Authorisation). Open the FPV UK Handbook 2021 v1.1 here

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New Article 16 Operational Authorisation issued

New Article 16 Operational Authorisation issued

The CAA has today issued FPV UK with its new Article 16 Operational Authorisation. This supersedes the previous joint Article 16 Operational Authorisation. UAS13529 Article 16 Authorisation Issue 2 The new version of the FPV UK handbook (v1.1) to accompany this operational authorisation is also now available:  FPV UK Handbook 2021 v1.1  In this version […]

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Open Category and FPV UK Article 16 Operational Authorisation Infographics

Two new infographics explain the Open Category Drone and Model Aircraft rules, and the Article 16 Operational Authorisation rules. See our two knowledgebase articles about them here: Open Category Infographic Article 16 Operational Authorisation Infographic  

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CAA issues Article 16 Operational Authorisation

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: Flying FPV without […]

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RC Model and Drone flying Covid-19 Update

If any further guidance was needed regarding the recommencement of RC model and drone flying in England, this letter from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is surely it. ‘It is vital that people continue to be active during the Covid-19 outbreak to support their physical and mental health.’ ‘All outdoor sports and […]

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CAA registration open for second batch

CAA registration is once again open on our website. New members, or existing members who haven’t yet registered with the CAA, can have us register them with the CAA with a click of a single button (and an ‘Are you sure?’ popup). Here is a video showing the super-easy process: These registrations will be processed […]

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Plastic FPV UK Membership Cards now available

In addition to your PDF membership certificate and electronic membership card, FPV UK can now supply an optional plastic membership card. The card will include your Name, FPV UK membership number, expiry date, FPV UK achievements (Certificate of Competency: Drone Law and Certificate of Competency: Practical) and your CAA Operator ID. The price for the […]

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