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RA 4050: continuing airworthiness of remotely piloted air systems (RPAS)
Ref: Issue 5 PDF, 78.2KB, 2 pages


The purpose of Regulatory Articles (RA) is to provide the framework of policy, rules, directives, standards, processes and the associated direction, advice and guidance, which governs military aviation activity and against which air safety is assessed. The regulator develops regulations in response to applicable UK law, MOD needs, legal changes and recommendations resulting from both assurance or investigation functions.
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Published 27 November 2014
Last updated 31 December 2020 + show all updates

31 December 2020Issue 5 has been published under NAA 20/51.

12 April 2016Issue 4 been published under NAA 16/05.

19 January 2015RA 4050 has been updated. The document title has changed to: continuing airworthiness of remotely piloted air systems (RPAS)

27 November 2014First published.

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