GO for your launch in United Kingdom!
Register your weather
balloon at CAA
To make sure you get your ascent permit by CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) in UK, especially if you want to launch a weather balloon or better called unmanned free balloon for the first time in United Kingdom, we will help you step by step through the application process. Here we answer the most important questions:
How does the registration process work?
To be allowed to launch your weather balloon or as CAA says unmanned free balloon in UK, you must register your weather balloon in a smoothly online notification form at CAA to get permission. To do this you need to provide a few details about your mission, but it’s quiet easy. Your application to launch a weather balloon or unmanned free balloon will be reviewed by CAA and you will be issued the ascent permit.
What information does CAA need?
In summary, to verify the ascent of your weather balloon or unmanned free balloon in UK, CAA requires different things from you in the notification form, some samples are:
- Start location;
- start time;
- details of equipment;
- total weight;
- reason for ascent;
You simply complete all this in an online tool provided by the CAA and then, after passing the test, you will receive your weather balloon or unmanned free balloon ascent permit in the UK.