Regulatory Article (RA) 1300: release to service

RA covering the need for the release to service (RTS), its contents, defining the as flown configuration, limitations and the RTS recommendation.


RA 1300: release to service

The release to service (RTS) template

The release to service (RTS) template (open format)


The purpose of Regulatory Articles (RA) is to provide the framework of policy, rules, directives, standards, processes and the associated direction, advice and guidance, which governs military aviation activity and against which air safety is assessed. The regulator develops regulations in response to applicable UK law, MOD needs, legal changes and recommendations resulting from both assurance or investigation functions.

Published 10 November 2014
Last updated 31 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Release to service template published.
  2. Issue 3 has been published under NAA 16/26.
  3. Issue 2 been published under NAA 15/34.
  4. First published.