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Ensuring a safer future for the aviation industry

18 February 2013 | By Kim Thorbjørn Olsen Assistant Fire Chief, Copenhagen Airport

In May 2012, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and other specialists from different parts of the aviation industry set up large scale fire tests to compare compressed air foam systems (CAFS) with normal aspirated foam, using different foam products for Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) use to International…


Britain’s long-term aviation plan

7 December 2012 | By Simon Burns, Minister of State at the UK Department for Transport

For centuries, Britain has owed its prosperity to the transport and trade routes linking it with the rest of the world. Today is no different. We need efficient and resilient air connections to remain competitive in a rapidly changing global economy. The importance of air travel in this country has…


Aviation security: New challenges

16 February 2015 | By Peter Drissell, Director of Aviation Security, CAA

Peter Drissell, Director of Aviation Security at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) explains the challenges facing the organisation in taking on its new responsibilities for the UK’s aviation security regulations...


Why Performance Based Oversight, SeMS and professionalisation of training are imperative for the aviation sector

17 November 2020 | By ,

Kirsty Wells, SeMS Programme Lead, and Nina Smith, Head of Training and Human Factors at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), discuss the move towards Performance Based Oversight and how SeMS is the stepping stone in achieving this, alongside the professionalisation of training.


SeMS – Supporting the aviation recovery

20 December 2021 | By

Di Lintott, a SeMS Auditor with the UK Civil Aviation Authority, examines the role SeMS will play as the aviation industry recovery begins, and what the future will hold for SeMS as the CAA continues to push forward in modernising its oversight approach.