CAA Licence Simplification Consultation

The CAA has released phase 2 of its General Aviation Pilot Licensing Review. 

The document (58pp) is available at

An Executive Summary is at

You will be able to respond via the page


Full BMAA guidance on how to respond to all questions is available here.

A shorter version focussing on the more microlight-relevant questions is available here


If you have any questions or feedback, please contact Rob Hughes (BMAA CEO) at This is a draft version of our final response and I welcome all feedback.

The BMAA CEO Rob Hughes and former CEO Geoff Weighell both sat on the licence review panel. We are pleased to say that the CAA listened to our views and the consultation presents opportunities for microlight (and other) pilots.

The deadline for consultation responses is 22nd May. Thank you.

Rob Hughes