Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority

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24 May 2017

In observance of the Bermuda Day public holiday, BCAA will be closed on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  Our offices will reopen on Thursday, May 25 at 8:45 am.

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08 March 2017

David Nicholas selected Bermuda to host his final scrutiny meeting as Manager of the North Atlantic Central Monitoring Agency [NAT CMA], a group that reviews Operational Safety Occurrences and reports them to the regulation body International Civil Aviation Organisation [ICAO].

The bi-annual scrutiny meeting is taking place from March 6th-10th at the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] offices in St George’s. The group consists of experts in flight operations, engineering, dispatch, human factors and air traffic control.

Read the full article here - http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20170306/bermuda-hosts-aviation-safety-meeting

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31 January 2017

Please note that we have transitioned to new email addresses. Effective February 1st, the @gov.bm email addresses will no longer be active. Kindly update your contacts with the new @bcaa.bm address.

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31 January 2017

Bermuda - Sailing to Success is a new commemorative book produced by the Government of Bermuda to showcase the island as we approach the 35th America's Cup. Chapter six covers Maritime and Aviation Services and features an article written by Thomas Dunstan, Director General of BCAA, on Aircraft Registry (Page 103). 

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30 January 2017

All Operators of Foreign aircraft outside of the Overseas Territories weighing above 5700 KGS

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16 January 2017

OTAR 145.25 requires that Aircraft Maintenance Organizations (AMOs) establish a Safety Management System (SMS).  In order to provide organisations sufficient time to establish an acceptable SMS, the BCAA has issued a Deviation from this requirement valid until 31st December 2017.  After this date a Bermuda approved OTAR 145 organisation, Option 2, must have an acceptable SMS in place. 

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06 January 2017

The Bermuda Advisory Circular (BAC) titled 'Acceptance of Electronic Maintenance Records' has been added.  Click here to view the latest BAC.

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23 December 2016

 The Embraer Certification Office made application to the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) requesting a Deviation to OTAR 21.25 to permit Bermuda to issue a Type Acceptance Certificate for a Type Design that has been approved by National Civil Aviation Agency – Brazil (ANAC). 

 

BCAA has conducted a risk assessment and determine that issuing a Deviation to the OTAR 21.25 would provide an equivalent level of safety.   A copy of the Deviation can be found here

 

The latest list of BCAA Type Acceptance Certificates can be found here.  

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21 December 2016

In observance of the Christmas and Boxing Day public holidays, BCAA will be closed on Monday, December 26 and Tuesday, December 27.  Our offices will reopen on Wednesday, December 28 at 8:45 am.

BCAA will also close on Monday, January 2, 2017 in observance of New Year’s day.  Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 3 at 8:45 am.

 

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04 November 2016

The Bermuda Advisory Circular (BAC) titled 'Installed Aircraft Parts Removed to Service Another Aircraft (Parts Robbery)' has been amended.  Click here to view the latest BAC.

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26 October 2016

The Airworthiness Notice has replaced the former Letter to Operator's, which is being phased out. The Airworthiness Notices are now published on the BCAA website and may be found here.

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11 October 2016

The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) recently made its official debut at the 6th Annual Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit held in Hamilton, Bermuda. This is the first event since the October 1 transition of the Department of Civil Aviation to the semi-autonomous BCAA. 

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11 April 2016

Please note the RNP1 requirement for Hong Kong FIR. All BCAA aircraft that operate within this FIR will need to have their Airspace approvals reflect this fact.

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21 December 2015

The BCAA has recently published new airworthiness certification and approval guidance on its website.

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02 October 2015

Currently Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) for Bermuda registered aircraft are coded to Bermuda, using Bermuda code 310​.

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24 August 2015

The BCAA permits the operation of Bermuda registered aircraft with copies of BCAA issued certificates on board for a duration of four (4) weeks from the date the certificates are issued.

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13 August 2015

In order to improve our invoicing process the BCAA has developed a new process for customers to receive their invoices faster and consequently to make on time payment to BCAA.

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