Atypical air environments – Proposed Policy

Closed 2 Apr 2024

Opened 20 Feb 2024


This consultation covers the CAA’s proposed policy position on the recognition of atypical air environments for Unmanned Aircraft operations.

If you would like to hear how this could work in practice and how your views can shape the final policy, listen to the CAA Drone safety podcast on BVLOS within Atypical Air Environments.

What happens next

The CAA will review all responses and use them to inform the final policy position which we intend to publish soon after.


  • General Aviation
  • UAV operators
  • Military
  • Air Navigation Service Providers
  • Industry representative bodies
  • Aerodrome Operators
  • Drone owner
  • Drone operator


  • Drones
  • Model Aircraft