The United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published the Standards for offshore helicopter landing areas.
This ninth edition was published on February 10th, 2023.
This edition includes updates to the helideck movement material in Chapter 6 and the meteorological information content in Chapter 6 and Appendix E.
The helideck surface guidelines in Chapter 3 have been modified and flow charts have been added to improve clarity.
Also, the protocol for regulating the operation of the NUI's in abnormal conditions contained in Appendix I has been simplified.
In Appendix J, the specifications for the helideck status lights and helideck tracking system repeater lights are compiled together with the specification for the helicopter hoist status light.
Amendments to Appendix K have been introduced to resolve ambiguities.
For more information, please see the document below (available only to subscribers):
Standards for offshore helicopter landing areas
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