This report presents and overview of Britain's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) which was established by the Civil Aviation Act of 1971 and which came into full operation on April 1, 1972. It is an independent body, separate from the Government. The CAA's area of responsibility is primarily in the following four areas: The economic regulation and well being of the civil aviation industry, including the air transport licensing duties formerly carried out by the Air Transport Licensing Board; air safety-which includes both airworthiness and operational safety; the National Air Traffic Services, which includes both air traffic control and the communications; and lastly, airport planning, the well-being of general aviation, and the collection and publication of economic and statistical data relating to civil aviation.

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    Civil Aviation Authority, England

    Space House, 43/59 Kingsway
    London WC2B 6TE,   England 
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  • Accession Number: 00173864
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Civil Aviation Authority, England
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 14 1978 12:00AM