The Skyway Code

The CAA has launched the Skyway Code – a guide to private flying rules, regulations and best practice. It is designed to provide private pilots with easy, quick access to the key information they need, including: pilot responsibilities, pre- flight checks and flight planning, airspace rules and regulations, using aerodromes, risks and emergencies, flying outside the UK, and links to useful safety and regulatory resources. As well as covering the regulations it includes examples of radio phraseology, tables to work out crosswind components and ground marshalling signals.