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Old 19th Nov 2021, 12:34
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Originally Posted by Chugalug2 View Post
So the CAA, and not the regulatory authority responsible for the aircrafts' airworthiness (the MAA), issues the permit to fly. Why is that? How would the CAA be assured of the risks involved, or do they simply cross their fingers (rather as the MAA does)?
It all depends on whether the flight is pre or post sale. I very much doubt that it is pre sale, and post sale, it would be difficult to argue that the aircraft meets the UK ANO dispensation for military aircraft; no ANO dispensation, can't be on the Mil register, can't be under the MAAs regulation.
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