Important Information

The UK Airborne Flying Display Director (AFDD) Course is managed and delivered by TSA Consulting Ltd on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority. DA Holders are advised that from the 2021 Flying Display Season onwards, an AFDD accreditation or a ground FDD accreditation be will be required to hold a CAA Display Permission.

Submission of the AFDD Course Application Form will enable the CAA to consider the applicants for suitability and successful candidates will be sent further information to access the course material.

Terms and Conditions:

  1. The AFDD Course is available to all DA Holders.
  2. Candidates will be required to access course material, and to submit coursework, online.
  3. Candidates will be required to bring a wifi enabled device (smartphone, tabletop laptop) to access certain modules during the day.

The following documents will form the basis of the course and it is recommended that you read and understand their contents:

  • Article 86 of the Air Navigation Order
  • CAP 403
  • CAP 1724
  • SRG 1303B
  • SRG 1303T
  • SRG 1305
  • SRG 1327

  • I acknowledge and accept the terms and conditions of the AFDD Accreditation Course application detailed above.
  • I give my consent for TSA Consulting Ltd, the MAA and the CAA to hold personal information contained within this questionnaire for the purposes of managing the FDD Accreditation Course. I understand that some information may be shared with other agencies involved with the delivery of the course. The TSA Consulting Ltd Data Protection policy can be viewed by clicking here.
  • It is an offence under Article 256 of the Air Navigation Order 2016 to make, with intent to deceive, any false representation for the purpose of procuring the grant, issue, renewal or variation of any certificate, licence, approval, permission or other document. This offence is punishable on summary conviction by a fine, and on conviction or indictment with an unlimited fine or up to two years imprisonment or both.
  • Applicant Details

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  • Please choose your preferred course date & venue
  • DA Information

  • Please provide detail on your Flying Display recency. Click the (+) to add rows. Please enter dates as dd/mm/yy. Roles should be listed as: Solo / Form Lead / Form Member / Tailchase Lead / Tailchase Member
    DateName/Location of EventAircraft TypeRole 
  • Please provide detail on your AFDD recency. Click the (+) to add rows. Please enter dates as dd/mm/yy. Roles should be listed as: Solo / Form Lead / Form Member / Tailchase Lead / Tailchase Member
    DateName/Location of EventAircraft TypeRole 
  • Behavioural and Attitudinal Fitness

  • Accreditations are dependent on a positive behavioural and attitudinal fitness assessment. A form SRG1303B ‘Application for fitness assessment for a Flying Display role’ should be submitted to the CAA GA Unit in parallel to this application.
  • Declaration

  • Please attach a photograph (for identification during the course) here. JPG, GIF or PNG.
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, Max. file size: 20 MB.