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This page is designed to act
as a single point of reference and directory for legislation and
regulation that is relevant to glider pilots and gliding clubs in
The page is provided as an aid to clubs and individuals and the BGA
will aim to ensure that it is maintained to reflect the latest
position. However, the BGA does not warrant that the information
here is either complete or up to date. It remains the responsibilty
of individual clubs and pilots to ensure that they are aware of
the latest position and to take all steps to comply with that position.
Laws & Rules. The latest version of the BGA's Laws & Rules, published March 2015.
CAP804 - CAA publication 'Flight Crew Licensing: Mandatory Requirements, Policy and Guidance'
CAP393: Air Navigation - The Order and the Regulations. This contains the text of the Air Navigation Order 2005 and the Rules of the Air and other Regulations. A summary of the changes between the current and previous versions of CAP393 can be found here.
Information Package (UKAIP)
CAP 793: Safe Operating Practices at Unlicenced Aerodromes (replaces CAP428)
of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regs 2001
Substances Explosive Atmosphere Regulation
CAP 748 (CAA fuel storage guidance)
News Release 0705 (Information Only) - proposals for implementation
of new insurance requirements for aircraft operators
& Maintenance Procedures Manual (AMP)
CAP523 - Display of Nationality & Registration Marks
747 - provides a single point of reference for mandatory
information and airworthiness directives for civil aircraft
registered in the UK.
EASA Regulatory Structure
Disability Discimination Act
Sport England briefing
Right to Roam access maps
Railways & Transport Act 2003
Flight Ops Dept Communication 28/2003
Medical Fitness Validation & Procedures
Information on this topic is in the Pilot Licensing section.
413 Radiotelephony Manual
Wireless Telegraphy Act 1949
Telegraphy Act 1998
Road Vehicles (Construction & Use) Regulations 1986
Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989
Laws & Rules Trailers Supplement (updated July 2012)
Charity Flights (AIC 070/2008, White 153)