Latest News and Updates
|ASIMS has now been updated to Version 2.3 |
04/03/2014 - ASIMS has now been updated to Version 2.3 and is now available for access. To ensure full functionality, Users are requested to ensure that compatibility view is turned off for ASIMS. When viewing ASIMS select Page (in the top right of your internet explorer window) and if there is a tick next to Compatibility View then click the tick and it will turn off compatibility view. The ASIMS Team is keen to hear your feedback on the new release. Please forward any comments or issues through the usual ASIMS Feedback Channels.
|ASIMS v2.3 |
28/02/2014 - ASIMS v2.3 is now scheduled for release on Tue 4 Mar 14. In preparation for this release, ASIMS will be unavailable from 0700 on 4 Mar 14 until completion of the change, expected to be later that day. All users are advised to refrain from accessing the system between 0700 and 1500 on 4 Mar 14 as the system will be on Maintenance Mode and any reports submitted are not likely to be recorded. A message will be promulgated on the MAA RSS feed when the system is available again. A link to the new ASIMS User Guide for v2.3 is available via the ASIMS Message of the Day.
|Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Tucano ZF349 on 08 Jan 13 |
06/02/2014 - The Service Inquiry Report into the accident involving Tucano ZF349, at RAF Linton-on-Ouse on 08 Jan 13 has been published
|Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Hawk XX177 on 08 Nov 11 |
06/02/2014 - The Service Inquiry Report into the Hawk XX177 ejector seat accident on 08 Nov 11 has been published
|Bow Tie User Group and Workshop |
05/02/14 - MAA confirm a Bow Tie User Group and Workshop will be held on the 27th February 2014 at JHC Andover from 1000hrs to 1500hrs. This will be an opportunity for current users, or those with an intent to employ bow tie, to share experience and best practice in an open forum. An agenda will be published shortly however please confirm your expression of interest to MAA-AP-Analysis-Airworthiness2@mod.uk Attendance will be limited to 30 people in total.
|New RN |
29/11/13 - MAA/RN/2013/02 (D Tech)- Review of Remotely Piloted Air Systems Regulatory Framework. This RN links to NPAs 13/19 - 13/22. Please note - actions are to be completed by 10 Jan 2014 - Click on link above to view RN.
|MAA Issues First Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) Approvals |
17/06/13 - The first Military Part M Sub Part G Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) approvals have been issued by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA). This represents a significant milestone in the way in which continuing airworthiness is managed across the Military Air Environment. Follow the link above for more.
|Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Chinook ZA708 on 10 Aug 10 |
11/06/13 - Service Inquiry report into the accident involving Chinook ZA708 on 10 Aug 10 has been published.
|Military Aviation Authority (MAA) Welcomes New Director General |
The MAA is pleased to welcome Air Marshal Richard (‘Dick’) F Garwood CB CBE DFC MA RAF as Director General Military Aviation Authority in succession to Air Marshal Sir Timothy (‘Timo’) Anderson KCB DSO MA FRAeS RAF, who is retiring from the Service. AM Garwood formally assumes the responsibilities of the role, including Convening Authority for Service Inquiries, on 1 May 2013. Please follow the above Link for AM Garwood’s Biography.
|Service Inquiry into the aviation fuel contamination at Mount Pleasant Complex has been published |
01/03/13 - Service Inquiry report into the aviation fuel contamination at Mount Pleasant Complex during the period 25 Jun to 05 Aug 11 has been published and is available via the link above.
|RI/14/01 (D Tech) |
27/02/2014 - RI/14/01 (D Tech) - MAA Authorization of Watchkeeper MOD Form 700 has been published.
|NPA 14/03 |
17/02/2014 - NPA 14/03 relates to RA2335 - Flying Display and Special Events, has been published for consultation and closes for comments on 17/03/2014.
|NAA 14/05 |
13/02/2014 - NAA 14/05 relates to the re-write of RA4800-4849 series (MRP Part 145) and various RAs from RA4009-4702. The combined 4000 Series and the 4000 Series ToC have been uplifted to reflect the changes.
|NAA 14/04 |
10/02/2014 - NAA 14/04 uplifts MMATM to issue 7, RA3035 Operational Use of Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) - General to issue 3, introduces RA3037 Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) Alone Operations. The combined 3000 Series and ToC have been uplifted to reflect the changes.
|NAA 14/03 |
31/01/2014 - NAA 14/03 uplifts RA1024 Accountable Manager (Military Flying) - AM(MF) and introduces RA1028 Contractor Flying Approved Organization Scheme (CFAOS) - Responsibilities. The combined 1000 Series RAs and the 1000 Series ToC have been uplifted to reflect the changes.
|RN 14/01 and NAA 14/02 |
31/01/2014 - RN 14/01 introduces NAA 14/02 that relates to the re-write of the 2000 Series of RAs. NOTE - these RAs are only available via this link, and the links on the RN and NAA pages. These RAs are made available for transition activities from 31-Jan-14 until they become effective when published on 2 Jun 14 - See RN14/01 for conditions of use.
|RN 12/11 - Withdrawn |
31/01/2014 - RN 12/11 (DG) - COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF POTENTIAL AIR SAFETY MEASURES - PRINCIPLES; has been withdrawn, replaced by RA 1210.
|NPA 14/02 |
27/01/2014 - NPA 14/02 relates to Manual MAA Regulatory Publications Part 145 Supplement - Requirements Document, has been published for consultation and closes for comments on 22/02/2014.
|NAA 14/01 |
20/01/2014 - NAA 14/01 uplifts RA1210, Ownership and Management of Operating Risk (Risk to Life) to issue 2. The combined 1000 Series and TOC has been updated to reflect changes.
|NPA 14/01 |
15/01/2014 - NPA 14/01 relates to RA 5722, has been published for consultation and closes for comments on 12/02/2014.
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|DAEMS Course Dates (2013DIN07-177) |
19/12/2013 - DIN 2013DIN07-177 DAEMS Specialist Training has been published
|New Training Dates |
02/10/2013 - New training dates have been added for courses running at both Shrivenham and RAF Cranwell
|Propulsion Integrity Handbook has been published |
05/03/13 - The Propulsion Integrity Handbook for atendees of the PIC has been published
|MAA course dates at Cranwell have been updated |
15/04/13 - Cranwell course dates have been updated to include Human Factors training dates up to 2014.
|MAA course dates at Shrivenham have been updated |
25/01/13 - Shrivenham course dates have been updated to include MAA course training dates up to 2014.
|MAA Launches New RSS Feed Service |
24/01/13 - We are pleased to launch our new RSS Feeds service. RSS feeds enable users to subscribe to the latest information of interest to them, so that you have direct access to the latest news from your desktop, laptop, tablet, computer or mobile device.
|MAA Training Courses |
The MAA delivers air safety training courses for the whole of the Defence Aviation community. See the Training page for more information about the MAA courses.
|Def Stan 00-970 up-issue |
28/01/2014 - Issue 12 of Defence Standard 00-970 dated 10/01/2014 is now available on the DStan website.
|Def Stan 00-970 NPAs |
28/01/2014 - Def Stan 00-970 NPAs list has been updated.
|Serco UK & Europe (Defence) - RAF Northolt & RAf Brize Norton - Approval Ref - 145.1011 - Certificate & Schedule |
19/12/2013 - Document Serco UK & Europe (Defence) - RAF Northolt & RAf Brize Norton - Approval Ref - 145.1011 - Certificate & Schedule has been added to Register of MRP Part 145 Approved Companies
|Agusta Westland Limited Apache Depth Support Unit - Wattisham Airfield - Approval Ref - 145.0908 - Certificate & Schedule |
19/12/2013 - Document Agusta Westland Limited Apache Depth Support Unit - Wattisham Airfield - Approval Ref - 145.0908 - Certificate & Schedule has been added to Register of MRP Part 145 Approved Companies
|Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC) |
11/12/2013 - Application Form 030 for Military Type Certification (MTC) is now ready for use. The Document can also be found under Related Documents on the Certification page.
|Def Stan 970 NPA 2013-003 |
Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/003 Amendment to Part 11 Section 1 Para 1.5, Section 3 Para 3.E515 and Annex A Lifing. Comments close on 30 Nov 2013
|Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2012-003 |
Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/003 Amendment to Part 13 Section 1.6 Clause 18.104.22.168 and Part 7 Leaflet 102 Para 4. Comments close on 15 Nov 2013
|Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/005 |
Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/005 Amendment to Part 13 Section 3 Clauses 3.16.41 & 3.16.43. Comments close on 11 Nov 2013.
|Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2012/012 |
27/08/2013 - Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2012/012 Amendment to Part 13 Section 3 and Part 1 Section 2.18. Comments close on 04 Oct 2013
|Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/004 |
27/08/2013 - Def Stan 00-970 NPA 2013/004 Amendment to Part 1 Section 4 Table 1 Specifications; at issue 1. Comments close on 27 Sep 2013.