Important Information

The UK Flying Display Director Accreditation Courses are managed and delivered by TSA Consulting Ltd on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority and the Military Aviation Authority.  Submission of the FDD Accreditation Course application form will enable the CAA/MAA to consider the applications before loading candidates onto the appropriate course.

Please complete the form with as much information as possible as it will be used to evaluate your suitability for the course and will help to inform your Tier allocation.

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 1326
  • SRG 1327
  • SRG 1328
  • RA 2335
  • RA 1210

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Places on the course may be limited and applications will be considered on a first come first served basis.
  2. Applications will be assessed for existing qualifications and Flying Display experience to evaluate suitability for the course. Candidates with limited recency or experience may be asked to complete the full course.
  3. The FDD Tier awarded will be based on the candidate’s experience and their participation and performance on the course. As a result, candidates may not be awarded the Tier requested on the application form.
  4. Candidates requesting upgrade will be required to provide, separately and as required In CAP 403, evidence of training and mentoring for the tier requested.
  5. Candidates will be required to access the course material, submit completed coursework, which will form a part of the assessment, and to participate in surveys, exercises and examinations via the internet.
  6. In addition to submitting this application, civilian candidates should submit a SRG1303B form directly to the CAA.
  7. Applications should be submitted by the closing date notified on the FDD Training website. Candidates will be advised of their place on the course along with details of how to access the online portal.