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MAA regulatory notices (RN)

A regulatory notice will notify changes in structures, procedures or regulations, or provide operational or engineering information and guidance.

Documents

MAA/RN/2021/12: Certification of Novel Technologies

MAA/RN/2017/07: Privileging of design organizations explained

Details

Reference Title Release Date
MAA/RN/2022/03 MAA International Engagement and Recognition Division’s Programme of Work - Financial Year 22/23 5 May 2022
MAA/RN/2022/02 The MAA’s Programme of Work (PoW) for Regulations – Financial Year 22/23 4 April 2022
MAA/RN/2022/01 and related NPA 22/09 Transition of Regulatory Article (RA) 1220 to the 5000 Series 30 March 2022
MAA/RN/2021/12 Certification of Novel Technologies 30 November 2021
MAA/RN/2021/11 MAA General Guidance for Cyber Security for Airworthiness 16 November 2021
MAA/RN/2021/05 MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work – Financial Year 21/22 23 April 2021
MAA/RN/2021/03 Implementation plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 1207 (Air Safety Data Management and Exploitation) 31 March 2021
MAA/RN/2021/01 Compliance with the Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publications following the end of the Transition Period of leaving the European Union 14 January 2021
MAA/RN/2020/17 Function of the Compliance Verification Engineer Explained 3 December 2020
MAA/RN/2020/16 Implementation Plan for Regulatory Articles 1019 (Sponsor of Military Registered Civilian-Owned and Civilian Operated Air Systems - Air Safety Responsibilities), 1160, 1161, 1162, 1163 (Re-Categorization of Activity within the Defence Air Environment) and 1305 (Military Permit to Fly (In-Service), (Special Case Flying) and (Single Task)) 30 November 2020
MAA/RN/2020/13 MAA Regulatory Publications Additional Supporting Material for Regulatory Article (RA) 2375 – Qualification, Approval and Use of Flight Simulator Training Devices Issue 4 30 September 2020
MAA/RN/2020/12 Use of existing organization approvals as evidence towards demonstrating compliance for contracting with competent organizations 16 September 2020
MAA/RN/2020/10 Removal of Gender Specific Terminology within the MAA Regulatory Publications 12 August 2020
MAA/RN/2019/04 Manual of Aerodrome Design and Safeguarding (MADS) Withdrawal 29 March 2019
MAA/RN/2018/02 Advance warning of changes to MAA regulatory publication schedule 19 January 2018
MAA/RN/2017/07 Privileging of design organizations explained 28 November 2017
MAA/RN/2016/01 (D MAA) Safety regulation oversight of civil aviation activity at government aerodromes 14 January 2016
MAA/RN/2015/08 (D TECH) Recognition of other military airworthiness regulators 19 August 2015

If you require further information please contact the MAA Regulatory Publications team at DSA-MAA-MRPenquiries@mod.gov.uk

Published 14 November 2014
Last updated 13 May 2022 + show all updates
  1. MAA/RN/2021/06 - MAA International Engagement and Recognition Division’s Programme of Work - Financial Year 21/22 has been withdrawn.

  2. MAA/RN/2021/08 - ​​Implementation plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 1208: Flight Data Monitoring has been withdrawn.

  3. MAA/RN/2022/03: MAA International Engagement and Recognition Division’s Programme of Work - Financial Year 22/23 has been published.

  4. MAA/RN/2022/02 – The MAA’s Programme of Work (PoW) for Regulations – Financial Year 22/23 has been published.

  5. MAA/RN/2022/01 - Transition of Regulatory Article (RA) 1220 to the 5000 Series has been published. Please also refer to associated NPA 22/09.

  6. ​MAA/RN/2020/15 - ​Implementation Plan for Type Airworthiness Engineering 5000 Series and 1310 Regulatory Article Update, ​​MAA/RN/2021/09​ - Implementation plan for Regulatory Articles 1006 (Delegation of Engineering Authorizations), 1016 (Military Continuing Airworthiness Management) and 4945 (Personnel Requirements - MRP Part M Sub Part G) and MAA/RN/2021/10 - Advance notice of changes to Regulatory Article (RA) 4809 – Acceptance of Components (MRP 145.A.42) have been withdrawn.

  7. MAA/RN/2021/12 - Certification of Novel Technologies has been published. MAA/RN/2016/11 - Use of existing certification evidence as credit towards demonstrating compliance with the military air systems certification process, MAA/RN/2019/02 - Comparison of Defence Standard 00-970 with Alternative Airworthiness Codes and MAA/RN/2021/04 - ​Implementation plan for Regulatory Articles 2120 (Pilots Instrument Rating Scheme) and 2380 (Performance Based Navigation Operations) have been withdrawn.

  8. MAA/RN/2021/11 – MAA General Guidance for Cyber Security for Airworthiness has been published.

  9. MAA/RN/2021/10 - Advance notice of changes to Regulatory Article (RA) 4809 – Acceptance of Components (MRP 145.A.42) has been published.

  10. MAA/RN/2016/07 - Standard for second party assurance organizations, MAA/RN/2019/09 - Implementation Plan for Regulatory Article 1205 - Air System Safety Cases Issue 7, MAA/RN/2020/08 - Aircraft Post Crash Management – Interim Update, MAA/RN/2020/18 - Implementation Plan and Supporting Material for Test and Evaluation Regulatory Article 2370 Issue 5 and MAA/RN/2021/07 - Draft AEP-89 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Systems Airworthiness Requirements (USAR) for Light Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Aircraft – Request for Industry and Academia Comments have all been withdrawn.

  11. MAA/RN/2015/13 (D TECH) Redevelopment of defence standard 00-970, MAA/RN/2017/01 Use of the obsolescent RA 1500 initial issue – certification of UK military registered air systems, MAA/RN/2019/01 Changes to the MAA Regulatory Publication Schedule, MAA/RN/2019/14 Implementation Plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 1166 – UK Civil-Registered Aircraft Utilized by the Ministry of Defence, MAA/RN/2020/04 Regulatory Compliance in Response to COVID-19 Restrictions, MAA/RN/2020/05 Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulation update and transitional arrangements and MAA/RN/2020/14 Regulatory Compliance in Response to COVID-19 Restrictions - Update have all been withdrawn.

  12. MAA/RN/2020/03 - The implications of leaving the European Union on compliance with the Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publications has been withdrawn.

  13. MAA/RN/2021/09 – Implementation plan for Regulatory Articles 1006 (Delegation of Engineering Authorizations), 1016 (Military Continuing Airworthiness Management) and 4945 (Personnel Requirements - MRP Part M Sub Part G) has been published.

  14. MAA/RN/2021/08 – Implementation plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 1208: Flight Data Monitoring has been published

  15. MAA/RN/2021/07 – DRAFT AEP-89 UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE (UAV) SYSTEMS AIRWORTHINESS REQUIREMENTS (USAR) FOR LIGHT VERTICAL TAKE-OFF AND LANDING (VTOL) AIRCRAFT – REQUEST FOR INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA COMMENTS has been published.

  16. MAA/RN/2016/09 – Use of the European Military Airworthiness Certification Criteria (EMACC), MAA/RN/2016/12 – Military Type Certificates Explained and MAA/RN/2016/13 – The Approved Design Change Certificate Explained have all been withdrawn.

  17. MAA/RN/2021/02 - Changes to UK Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) flight visibility and distance from cloud, and RA 2307 (Rules of the Air) has been withdrawn.

  18. MAA/RN/2020/01 - MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work – Financial Year 20-21 and MAA/RN/2020/06 - MAA International Engagement and Recognition Division’s Programme of Work - Financial Year 20-21 have been withdrawn.

  19. MAA/RN/2021/05 – MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work – Financial Year 21/22 and MAA/RN/2021/06 – MAA International Engagement and Recognition Division’s Programme of Work - Financial Year 21/22 have been published.

  20. MAA/RN/2021/03 – Implementation plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 1207 (Air Safety Data Management and Exploitation) and MAA/RN/2021/04 – Implementation plan for Regulatory Articles 2120 (Pilots Instrument Rating Scheme) and 2380 (Performance Based Navigation Operations) have been published.

  21. MAA/RN/2021/02 – Changes to UK Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) flight visibility and distance from cloud, and RA 2307 (Rules of the Air) has been published.

  22. MAA/RN/2021/01 – Compliance with the Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publications following the end of the Transition Period of leaving the European Union has been published.

  23. MAA/RN/2018/10 - Changes to MAA Regulatory Publication Forms and Templates, MAA/RN/2018/12 - RA 1016 – Military Continuing Airworthiness Management, MAA/RN/2019/06 - Update on the re-categorisation of aviation activities within the Defence Air Environment (RA 1120 series and RA 5880), MAA/RN/2020/02 Review of MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) Type Airworthiness Engineering (TAE) RA 5000 Series, MAA/RN/2020/09 - Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulation – Publication Deferral and MAA/RN/2020/11 - Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) Regulation Update have all been withdrawn.

  24. MAA/RN/2020/18 – Implementation Plan and Supporting Material for Test and Evaluation Regulatory Article 2370 Issue 5 has been published.

  25. MAA/RN/2018/11 - Regulatory Article (RA) 1330 (special clearances) – clearances with limited evidence – clarification of retrospective applicability has been withdrawn.

  26. MAA/RN/2020/17 – Function of the Compliance Verification Engineer Explained has been published.

  27. MAA/RN/2020/15 – Implementation Plan for Type Airworthiness Engineering 5000 Series and 1310 Regulatory Article Update and MAA/RN/2020/16 – Implementation Plan for Regulatory Articles 1019 (Sponsor of Military Registered Civilian-Owned and Civilian Operated Air Systems - Air Safety Responsibilities), 1160, 1161, 1162, 1163 (Re-Categorization of Activity within the Defence Air Environment) and 1305 (Military Permit to Fly (In-Service), (Special Case Flying) and (Single Task)) have been published.

  28. MAA/RN/2020/14 – Regulatory Compliance in Response to COVID-19 Restrictions - Update, has been published.

  29. MAA/RN/2020/13 – MAA Regulatory Publications Additional Supporting Material for Regulatory Article (RA) 2375 – Qualification, Approval and Use of Flight Simulator Training Devices Issue 4 has been published.

  30. MAA/RN/2020/12 – Use of existing organization approvals as evidence towards demonstrating compliance for contracting with competent organizations has been published.

  31. MAA/RN/2020/11 – Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) regulation update has been published.

  32. MAA/RN/2020/10 – Removal of Gender Specific Terminology within the MAA Regulatory Publications has been published.

  33. MAA/RN/2019/03 MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work – Financial Year 19/20, MAA/RN/2019/05 Review of Alternative Acceptable Means of Compliance, Waivers and Exemptions, MAA/RN/2019/08 Revised Regulation Development and Review Model, MAA/RN/2019/10 Review of Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulation and MAA/RN/2019/13 Implementation Plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 2340 – Supernumerary Crew and Passengers have all been withdrawn.

  34. MAA/RN/2020/09 – Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulation – Publication Deferral has been published

  35. MAA/RN/2020/08 – Aircraft Post Crash Management – Interim Update has been published.

  36. MAA/RN/2020/07 – MAA Regulatory Publications Additional Supporting Material for Regulatory Article (RA) 2306 – Authorization of Flights, RA 2309 – Flight Procedures and RA 2357 – Troop Insertion and Extraction Systems has been published.

  37. MAA/RN/2020/06 - MAA International Engagement and Recognition Division’s Programme of Work - Financial Year 20-21 has been published.

  38. MAA/RN/2020/05 – Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulation update and transitional arrangements has been published.

  39. MAA/RN/2020/04 – Regulatory Compliance in Response to COVID-19 Restrictions has been amended to version 2. Change marks are present to show changes incorporated.

  40. MAA/RN/2020/04 – Regulatory Compliance in Response to COVID-19 Restrictions has been published.

  41. Paragraph 5 and footnote 5 of MAA/RN/2020/03 – The implications of leaving the European Union on compliance with the Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publications have been amended to correct broken link referenced.

  42. MAA/RN/2019/11 has been added to the withdrawn table and has been superseded by MAA/RN/2020/03.

  43. MAA/RN/2020/01 – MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work – Financial Year 20-21 and MAA/RN/2020/02 – Review of MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) Type Airworthiness Engineering (TAE) RA 5000 Series have been published.

  44. MAA/RN/2018/09 Publication of Regulatory Article (RA) 2370 – Test and Evaluation, MAA/RN/2018/05 Flying Display Directors Information Note, MAA/RN/2018/03 Advance notice of re-categorisation of aviation activities within the Defence Air Environment and implementation of Niteworks Air System safety case recommendations (MAA01, RA 1120 series and RA 1205), MAA/RN/2017/02 Design approved organization scheme joint MAA-CAA audit teams, MAA/RN/2015/09 (D MAA) Clarification of responsibilities of flying display directors, airshow organizers,heads of establishment, aviation duty holders and accountable managers (military flying) and MAA/RN/2015/07 (D MAA) Interpretation and implementation of manual of aerodrome design and safeguarding (MADS)specifications and criteria have all been withdrawn.

  45. MAA/RN/2019/14 - Implementation Plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 1166 – UK Civil-Registered Aircraft Utilized by the Ministry of Defence has been published.

  46. MAA/RN/2019/13 - Implementation Plan for Regulatory Article (RA) 2340 – Supernumerary Crew and Passengers has been published.

  47. MAA/RN/2019/12 – Progress Update - Review of MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) Continuing Airworthiness Engineering (CAE) 4000 Series and Manual of Maintenance and Airworthiness Processes – 01 (MAP-01) has been published.

  48. MAA/RN/2019/11: The implications of leaving the European Union without a deal on compliance with the Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publications has been published.

  49. MAA/RN/2019/10 – Review of Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulation has been published.

  50. MAA/RN/2019/07: Request for comments on proposed Aerodrome Rescue Firefighting Regulations has been withdrawn.

  51. MAA/RN/2019/09 – Implementation Plan for Regulatory Article 1205 - Air System Safety Cases Issue 7 has been published.

  52. MAA/RN/2016/10: Review of RA 5600 Series and withdrawal of AP100E-01A, -01B, -02 and Def Stan 28-8, MAA/RN/2018/01: Regulatory Article (RA) 1000 Series coherence and consistency review and MAA/RN/2018/07: MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work - Financial Year (FY) 18-19 have all been withdrawn.

  53. MAA/RN/2019/08 – Revised Regulation Development and Review Model has been published.

  54. MAA/RN/2019/07: Request for comments on proposed Aerodrome Rescue Firefighting Regulations has been published.

  55. MAA/RN/2019/06: Update on the re-categorisation of aviation activities within the Defence Air Environment (RA 1120 series and RA 5880) has been published.

  56. MAA/RN/2019/05: Review of Alternative Acceptable Means of Compliance, Waivers and Exemptions has been published.

  57. MAA/RN/2018/08 - Publication of Regulatory Articles (RA) 3500-3599 has been withdrawn and MAA/RN/2019/04 – Manual of Aerodrome Design and Safeguarding (MADS) Withdrawal has been published.

  58. MAA/RN/2019/03 – MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work – Financial Year 19/20 has been published.

  59. MAA/RN/2019/02 – Comparison of Defence Standard 00-970 with Alternative Airworthiness Codes has been re-published following minor amendments. Any copies of this RN dated prior to 25 February 2019 should be deleted.

  60. MAA/RN/2019/02 – Comparison of Defence Standard 00-970 with Alternative Airworthiness Codes has been published.

  61. MAA/RN/2019/01 - Changes to the MAA Regulatory Publication Schedule has been published.

  62. MAA/RN/2018/11: RA 1330 (special clearances) – clearances with limited evidence – clarification of retrospective applicability and MAA/RN/2018/12: RA 1016 – military continuing airworthiness management have been published.

  63. RN/2016/08 has been withdrawn.

  64. MAA/RN/2018/10: Changes to MAA regulatory publication forms and templates has been published.

  65. MAA/RN/2018/08 - Publication of Regulatory Articles (RA) 3500-3599 and MAA/RN/2018/09 - Publication of Regulatory Article (RA) 2370 – Test and Evaluation have been published.

  66. MAA/RN/2018/07: MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work - Financial Year (FY) 2018-19 has been published.

  67. MAA/RN/2018/06: Regulatory Article 1000 series coherence and consistency review – tranche 2 has been published.

  68. MAA/RN/2018/05: Flying Display Directors Information Note has been published.

  69. MAA/RN/2018/04: MAA regulatory publications additional supporting material for Regulatory Article 2370 test and evaluation has been published.

  70. MAA/RN/2018/03: Advance notice of re-categorisation of aviation activities within the Defence Air Environment and implementation of Niteworks Air System safety case recommendations (MAA01, RA 1120 series and RA 1205) has been published.

  71. MAA/RN/2018/02: Advance warning of changes to MAA regulatory publication schedule has been published.

  72. MAA/RN/2018/01: Regulatory Article (RA) 1000 Series coherence and consistency review has been published.

  73. MAA/RN/2017/07: Privileging of design organizations explained has been published.

  74. MAA/RN/2017/05: MAA Regulatory Publications Additional Supporting Material for Regulatory Article (RA) 2220 Maintenance Test Flights has been withdrawn.

  75. MAA/RN/2017/06: Publication of Regulatory Articles (RA) 3500-3599 has been published.

  76. MAA/RN/2017/03: Change to the Method of Determining the Transition Level has been withdrawn.

  77. MAA/RN/2017/05: MAA Regulatory Publications Additional Supporting Material for Regulatory Article (RA) 2220 Maintenance Test Flights has been published.

  78. MAA/RN/2017/04: MAA Regulation Division Programme of Work – Financial Year (FY) 17-18 has been published.

  79. MAA/RN/2017/03: Change to the method of determining the transition level has been published.

  80. MAA/RN/2017/02 – Design approved organization scheme joint MAA-CAA audit teams has been published.

  81. MAA/RN/2017/01 - Use of the obsolescent RA 1500 Initial Issue – certification of UK military registered air systems has been published.

  82. MAA/RN/2016/06 has been withdrawn as the relevant information is now captured within the MAA01 and MAA03 as appropriate

  83. MAA/RN/2016/11 – Use of existing certification evidence as credit towards demonstrating compliance with the military air systems certification process has been published - Note that this replaces MAA/RN/2015/15 which has been withdrawn. MAA/RN/2016/12 – Military type certificates explained has been published - Note that this replaces MAA/RN/2016/03 which has been withdrawn. MAA/RN/2016/13 – The Approved Design Changes Certificate explained has been published.

  84. MAA/RN/2016/10 – Review of RA 5600 Series and withdrawal of AP100E-01A, -01B, -02 and Def Stan 28-8 has been published.

  85. MAA/RN/2016/09: Use of the European Military Airworthiness Certification Criteria (EMACC) Handbook has been published.

  86. MAA/RN/2014/02 (D Tech) Review of MRP DME 5000 Series and Integration of EMAR Part 21 and MAA/RN/2016/02 Introducing the concept of an air system co-ordinating design organization have been withdrawn.

  87. MAA/RN/2016/08: Publication of the Type Airworthiness Engineering (TAE) Regulatory Articles (RA) 5000 Series has been published.

  88. MAA/RN/2016/07: Standard for second party assurance organizations has been published.

  89. MAA/RN/2016/06: The Defence Safety Authority (DSA) enforcement policy has been published.

  90. The following RNs have been withdrawn: MAA/RN/2014/06 (D Tech) – Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) Regulatory Framework; MAA/RN/2015/03 (D Ops) – Defence Safety Authority (DSA) Formation and the Effect on the MAA; MAA/RN/2015/10(D Tech) – Updating the Airworthiness Competence Set (ACS) 02 September 2015; MAA/RN/2015/12 – MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) Part M Transition Arrangements 16 September 2015

  91. MAA/RN/2016/05 - Progress Update - Review of MAA Regulatory Publications (MRP) Continuing Airworthiness Engineering (CAE) 4000 Series and Manual of Maintenance and Airworthiness Processes – 01 (MAP-01) has been published. MAA/RN/2015/11 (D TECH) - Review of MRP Continuing Airworthiness Engineering (CAE) 4000 Series and Manual of Maintenance and Airworthiness Processes – 01 (MAP-01) has been withdrawn and is superseded by MAA/RN/2016/05.

  92. MAA/RN/2016/03 has been republished. Email addresses were incorrectly referenced so have been amended, and clarification of the availability of the MAA Certification Handbook. No other content has been changed.

  93. MAA/RN/2015/14 (D TECH) MAA decision on implementation of european military aviation requirements (EMARs) 147 and 66 into the MAA regulatory publications (MRP) has been withdrawn.

  94. MAA/RN/2016/04: MAA Regulation Division: programme of work : FY 2016-17 has been published.

  95. MAA/RN/2016/03: Military type certificates explained has been published.

  96. MAA/RN/2015/06 (D TECH) Airborne equipment (AE) and airborne forces (AF) regulation has been withdrawn.

  97. MAA/RN/2016/02: Introducing the concept of an air system co-ordinating design organization has been published.

  98. MAA/RN/2016/01 (D MAA): Safety regulation oversight of civil aviation activity at government aerodromes has been published.

  99. 05 January 2016 - MAA/RN/11/11 (DG) withdrawn as contents superseded by RA 1021 Issue 2

  100. MAA/RN/2015/15 (D TECH): Use of existing certification evidence as credit towards demonstrating compliance with the military air systems certification process has been published

  101. Expired RN's removed (RN's 2014/01, 2014/05, 2015/01, 2015/04 and 2015/05)

  102. MAA/RN/2015/14 D(TECH): MAA decision on implementation of european military aviation requirements (EMARs) 147 and 66 into the MAA regulatory publications (MRP) has been published.

  103. MAA/RN/2015/13: D(TECH): Redevelopment of defence standard 00-970 has been published.

  104. MAA/RN/2015/12 – MAA regulatory publications (MRP) part M transition arrangements has been published.

  105. MAA/RN/2015/11 (D TECH): Review of MRP CAE 4000 series and MAP-01 has been published.

  106. MAA/RN/2015/10 (D TECH): Updating of the airworthiness competence set (ACS) has been published.

  107. MAA/RN/2015/09(D MAA) - Clarification of responsibilities of flying display directors, airshow organizers, heads of establishment, aviation duty holders and accountable managers (military flying) has been published

  108. MAA/RN/2015/08(D TECH): Recognition of other military airworthiness regulators has been published

  109. MAA/RN/2015/02 (D OPS) has been withdrawn

  110. MAA/RN/2015/07 (D MAA) has been added

  111. MAA/RN/2015/06 (D TECH) has been published.

  112. MAA/RN/2015/05(D MAA) has been published and replaces MAA/RN/2014/05(D Ops).

  113. MAA/RN/2015/04 (D OPS) MAA regulatory publications changes required as a result of the phased introduction of Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) has been published.

  114. RN/2015/03 has been added.

  115. MAA/RN/2014/04 (D Ops) has been withdrawn (out of date)

  116. MAA/RN/13/02 (D Tech) has been withdrawn (out of date)

  117. MAA/RN/01/12 (DG) has been withdrawn (out of date).

  118. MAA/RN/02/12 (D Ops) has been withdrawn (out of date).

  119. Added MAA/RN/2015/02(D OPS) – MAA regulatory publications additional supporting material for notification of authorized amendment (NAA) 15/06 2000 series: flying regulations (FLY), RA 2307 rules of the air.

  120. MAA/RN/2015/01 (D OPS) published.

  121. MAA/RN/2014/03 (D Ops) has been removed

  122. RN 2014/06 remotely piloted air systems (RPAS) relates to NAA 14/55 is now available.

  123. First published.