Policy paper

General Aviation Red Tape Challenge Panel report: government response

Response to the issues raised by the General Aviation Challenge Panel and the recommendations of its final report (May 2014).


Government response to the General Aviation Red Tape Challenge Panel Report

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On the basis of this report the Department for Transport will join forces with:

  • the general aviation (GA) community
  • the Civil Aviation Authority
  • colleagues across government

to produce a comprehensive GA strategy.

We have also made commitments to:

  • support the delivery of the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) general aviation road map, including consideration of amendments to the EASA basic regulation
  • work with EASA and the US Federal Aviation Administration to gain support for the principle of mutual recognition of manufacturing standards
  • consider how to simplify legislation for GA users crossing borders
  • launch a comprehensive review of the all sections of the Air Navigation Order affecting general aviation.
Published 14 October 2014