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United Kingdom updates aircraft accident investigation regulations
17 March 2018

United Kingdom updates aircraft accident investigation regulations

17 March 2018

The United Kingdom updated it’s aircraft accident investigation regulations, making it consistent with directly applicable EU law. 

U.K. AAIB releases Annual Safety Review 2017

14 March 2018

The U.K. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) released its Annual Safety Review 2017.

UK Airprox Board (UKAB) notes rise in aircraft-drone encounters in 2016

29 November 2017

The UK Airprox Board (UKAB) published their annual report over 2016. UKAB assessed 265 Airprox in 2016, of which 171 were aircraft-to-aircraft encounters and 94 involved drones/small unmanned air systems (SUAS).

New powers for U.K. police to address illegal and unsafe use of drones

26 November 2017

Police in the United Kingdom are set to be given powers to prevent the unsafe or criminal use of drones as part of a new package of legislation. 

UK Airprox Board reports on four serious incidents involving drones

14 November 2017

The UK Airprox Board detailed 16 airprox incidents involving aircraft and drones, four of those were considered serious.

U.K. Government releases results of drone / aircraft mid air collision damage study

23 July 2017

The U.K. Government released the results of a drone / aircraft mid air collision study.

AAIB and BEA issue annual safety reviews

24 June 2017

The U.K. AAIB Annual Safety Review for 2016 contains information on the activity during 2016 and includes an overview of the 57 Safety Recommendations and Safety Actions published in the 36 field and 208 correspondence investigation reports during the year. It also includes information on the occurrence factors established from the AAIB investigations, with articles on […]

U.K. Parliament launches drone inquiry

4 April 2017

The U.K. Parliament Transport Committee launched an inquiry into civilian drones, to consider how the benefits of drone technology can be maximised within a robust safety framework.