Temporary Danger Area

The CAA has advised that from the 2 December 2019 through to the 31 March 2020, a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) will operate out of Lydd Airport, to carry out carry out operational flights for the purposes of Maritime Surveillance in the area of the English Channel. As the aircraft will be operating Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLoS) and has no Detect and Avoid capability a number of Temporary Dangers Areas (TDA) will be established to facilitate the safe operation over the English Channel.

The TDA complex will be made out of 6 Danger Areas to facilitate transiting and search areas for the purpose of National Security and protection of human life. An AIC describing the detail will be published ahead of the 2nd December.