Category: Ministry of Defence

News story: Evaluating the benefit of licencing military aircraft engineers

Introduction In 2019 the MAA regulations division conducted a ‘second look’ review into the potential implementation of policy to introduce maintainer licences within the UK defence air environment (DAE) (an outcome of an ‘initial look’ review, undertaken in 2015, committed the MAA to conduct a subsequent review of the decision not to implement). This would involve incorporating European Military Airworthiness...

Guidance: Implementation of defence policy for health, safety and environmental protection (DSA01.2)

Published 9 November 2017 Last updated 2 January 2020 + show all updates 2 January 2020 Added DSA01.2: chapter 12: duty of care on deployments and DSA01.2: chapter 13: head of establishment. 6 August 2018 DSA01.2 chapter 4: management of health, safety & environmental protection risk has been published at version 1 13 July 2018 DSA01.2 chapter 7 version 1 published...

News story: Strengthening Air Safety – The Defence Aviation Environment Conference 2019

On the 28th October 2009 Sir Charles Haddon-Cave published The Nimrod Review. His report into the 2006 accident over Afghanistan, which claimed the lives of 14 service personnel, was a wake up call to the MoD. His summary, that the accident was due to ‘a failure of leadership, culture and priorities’ within the department, was a hard hitting message that...