OPS Notices / Directives (Archives)

Ref. Title Issue Date Download
2/2008 1. The Operator’s Minimum Equipment List (MEL)
2. MEL Development Guidance and Policies
3. MEL Submission for Approval and Quality Assurance Review
4. MEL Amendments
01/04/2008 (PDF)
3/2008 1. Operations Manual Amendments
2. Operations Manual Review for compliance to JAR-OPS 3 (not applicable for fixed-wing operators)
3. Effectivity of UK CAA CAP 648 and 649
01/04/2008 (PDF)
5/2008 Adoption of EU OPS – Transition Arrangements
EU OPS Text Final (PDF)
EU OPS Text Final (Highlighted)(PDF)
CAP 648-JAR OPS 1 Cross Reference (PDF)



OPS Forms

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SR 1801 Air Operator’s Certificate and CAMO Application Nov 2009 (PDF)
SR 1802 Application to vary Air Operator Certificate and CAMO Approval Sep 2010 (PDF)
SR 1804

Approval of Cabin Crew initial Training Organisation - Application and Revalidation Form Aug 2008 (PDF)
SR 1813 Application For RNP Approach Operational Approval Or Renewal Oct 2012 (PDF)
SR 1814 Application for ETOPS Approval Mar 2010 (PDF)
SR 1815 Application for P-RNAV/RNAV 1 Operational Approval or Renewal Aug 2009 (PDF)
SR 1828 Application for AWOPS Approval Oct 2009 (PDF)
SR 1832 Operations Manual - Notice of Proposed Amendment Dec 2010 (PDF)
SR CA4040 Application for an RVSM, MNPS or RNP-10 Operational Approval/ Renewal Mar 2008 (PDF)
SR CA4045 Application for an RNAV Operational Approval/Renewal Mar 2008 (PDF)
SR Form 4 (SR 2815) Nominated Post holders for an AOC Company Dec 2009 (PDF)
SR 1840 Application For Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Approval                                               Sep 2013 (PDF)
SR 1841 Application For Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) Approval Sep 2013 (PDF)


  • Simulator
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SR/SIM02 Application for Approval to use a Qualified Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) Jul 2008 (PDF)


Application for Approval to use a Qualified Helicopter Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) Jul 2008 (PDF)

OPS Notices / Directives

  •  [OPS SD] Flight Operations Safety Directives 
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OPS SD-2012/1

Extended Twin Engine Operations (ETOPS)

23/02/2012 (PDF)
OPS SD-2013/02

Multi-pilot operations in Single-Pilot Aeroplanes

26/09/2013 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/01 Extended Twin Engine Operations (ETOPS) 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/02

Flight Safety Document System

11/07/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/03 Documents to be carried on flights- Air Operator’s Certificate 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/04 Arrangements in cases of suspected communicable diseases 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/05 Validity of Operational Flight Plans 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/07 Flight Time Limitations – Clarifications 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/08 Crosswind Limits for Landing and Takeoff 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/09 Aircraft Leasing 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/10 ACAS II Training 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/11 Multi-pilot operations in Single-Pilot Aeroplanes 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/12 ATC Clearances 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/13 Authority's Power to Inspect 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2014/14 Preservation, production and use of flight recorder recordings 08/10/2014 (PDF)
OPS SD-2015/01 Authorised Person in the Cockpit 07/04/2015 (PDF)
OPS SD-2015/03 Safety Management System 10/12/2015 (PDF)
OPS SD-2015/04 Aircraft Interception 16/12/2015 (PDF)
OPS SD-2016/01 Cabin Safety Instructors and Examiners 01/12/2016 (PDF)
OPS SD-2017/01 Flight Time Limitations (FTL) Variations 09/02/2017 (PDF)
OPS SD-2017/02 Aircraft Search Procedure Checklists 09/02/2017 (PDF)
OPS SD-2017/03 Operation of Unmanned Aircraft 09/03/2017 (PDF)
  • [OPS SN] Flight Operations Safety Notices
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OPS SN-2014/02 AOC Certification Guidance 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/03 Quality Assurance Auditor Independence 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/04 Aeroplane Commercial Operations to Operating Sites other than licensed Aerodromes 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/05 Adoption of EU-OPS 1 – Transition Arrangements 08/08/2014 (PDF)
> Appendix 1 - EU-OPS 1 Final Text- Highlight ( PDF)
> Appendix 2 - EU OPS 1 v. JAR-OPS 1 differences Table (DOC)
> Appendix 3 - EU OPS Operations Manual Compliance Statement (DOC)
OPS SN- 2014/06 Failing Operators 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN- 2014/07 ELT Registration  08/08/2014 (PDF)
> Appendix A - SEY 406 ELT+PLB Registration Form 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN- 2014/08 Operator’s Financial Condition 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/09

Operator’s Minimum Equipment List (MEL)

08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/10 AOC variation application for the inclusion of new types of additional aircraft of same type or variants 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/12

Flight Operations Safety Oversight Programme

08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/13 EU-OPS 1 and JAR-OPS 3 Subpart K and L Compliance Document 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/14 Volcanic Ash - Advice to Operators 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/15 Minimum Equipment List – Rectification Interval Extensions (RIE) 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN- 2014/16 Approvals, Acceptance, Permissions and Exemptions 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/17 Route and Aerodrome Competence qualification and revalidation 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/18 Communication Protocol with the Safety Regulation Division 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/19 Performane Based Navigation - RNAV and RNP and OPS 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2014/20 Carriage of weapons and munitions of war 08/08/2014 (PDF)
OPS SN-2017/01 Adoption of EASA Part OPS - Transition Arrangements 24/02/2017 (PDF)
Appendix 1 - EASA Part-OPS OM-A Compliance Checklist 24/02/2017 (PDF)
Appendix 2 - EASA Part OPS Transition Checklist (A) Fixed-Wing 24/02/2017 (XLSX)
Appendix 3 - EASA Part OPS Transition Checklist (H) Helicopter 24/02/2017 (XLSX)
Appendix 4 - EASA Part OPS CAT.IDE.A - SCAA Checklist 24/02/2017 (PDF)
Appendix 5 - EASA Part OPS CAT.IDE.H - SCAA Checklist 24/02/2017 (PDF)
OPS SN-2017/02 AOC Certification Guidance 25/08/2017 (PDF)


  • [OPS IN] Flight Operations Information Notices
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OPS IN-2012/1
Introduction of SCAA Safety Directives, Safety Notices and Information Notices
 23/02/2012 (PDF)


Ref. Title Compliance Document Issue Date Download
OPS 1/2009 Crew Resource Management (CRM) Training UK CAP 737 17/02/2009 (PDF)
OPS 2/2009 Transport by Air of Dangerous Goods, Munitions of War, Sporting Weapons and Animals UK CAP 668 17/02/2009 (PDF)
OPS 4/2009 Specimen A to B Standard Operations Manual (Aeroplanes) UK CAP 648 17/02/2009 (PDF)
OPS 5/2009 Specimen A to B Standard Operations Manual (Helicopters) UK CAP 649 17/02/2009 (PDF)
OPS 6/2009 Flight Data Monitoring UK CAP 739 17/02/2009 (PDF)
OPS 7/2009 MMEL/MEL and TGL 26 JAA MMEL/MEL and JAA TGL 26 17/02/2009 (PDF)
OPS 8/2009 Approval, Operational Serviceability and Readout of Flight Data Recorder Systems UK CAP 731 17/02/2009 (PDF)
 OPS 9/2009 Domestic and International and General Aviation Operations (Aeroplanes and Helicopters) SAR OPS 0 17/02/2009 (PDF)
 OPS 1/2011 Requirements and Guidance Material for Operators UK CAA CAP 789 04/04/2011 (PDF)
 OPS 1/2012 Dropping Persons & Articles
UK CAA CAP 660 01/09/2012 (PDF)


Title Issue Date


CAP OPS 100 - Aeroplane Commercial Operations to Operating Sites other than licensed Aerodromes Oct 2013 (PDF)

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