Anyone wishing to act as a Flying Display Director (FDD) in the UK must be appropriately accredited by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and/or the Military Aviation Authority (MAA). A Display Authorisation (DA) holder may also be accredited by the CAA to act as an Airborne Flying Display Director (AFDD).
To obtain FDD or AFDD accreditation, applicants are required to demonstrate a number of competences and attend an Accreditation Course. Flying Displays are categorised in accordance with the requirements contained in CAP 403/RA2335. FDDs must be accredited to at least the same tier as that of the event.
All courses are currently scheduled to be held at The Defence Academy, Shrivenham.
Applications are now open for the following courses:
- 12 March 2024 – FDD Revalidation
- 13 March 2024 – AFDD Initial/Reval Accreditation
- 13-14 March 2024 – FDD Initial Accreditation
Applications will close on 12 February 2024
Please note that places may be limited and will be allocated on a priority basis
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