Parachuting: Edition 5 consultation

Closed 17 Jan 2020

Opened 23 Dec 2019


All parachute operations carried out from civil registered aircraft over the UK is regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). 

Parachuting (CAP 660) is a comprehensive source of information including rules, regulations and guidance on legal requirements for parachuting operations and displays.

It was last published in 2008 and we are now consulting on a revised and updated edition. This new edition will be published in 2020 and includes some major changes to reflect new legislation and regulatory provisions.

The consultation for the revised edition closes on Friday 17 January 2020.

How to respond to this consultation

Please send us your comments online using the link below (preferred method).

Alternatively please email stating the paragraph reference and suggested change/comment.


  • General Aviation


  • Flying Displays and Events