ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY FOR BEYOND VISUAL LINE OF SIGHT (BVLOS) OPERATIONS FOR REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT

NCAA-GAD-AC-006
[Current] Wednesday, August 7, 2019

GENERAL. Pursuant to Nig. CARs Part 8.8.1.33, the Authority may, from time to time, issue advisory circulars (ACs) on any aspect of safety in civil aviation. This AC contains information about standards, practices and procedures acceptable to the Authority. 2. PURPOSE. This AC provides an overview of the Authority’s’ assessment methodology for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations for Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) in Nigeria. BVLOS operations may be approved as part of the grant of an Remotely Piloted Aircraft Operator Certificate (ROC). 3. APPLICABILITY. This AC applies to a person intending to conduct BVLOS operations using RPA. 4. CANCELLATION. This AC is furtherance to NCAA-GAD-AC-002 on the subject matter above. 5. EFFECTIVE DATE. This AC is effective from 1st December, 2018. 6. REFERENCES. The following materials were referred to for the development of this AC: