Aircraft: Radio

Department for Transport written question – answered on 10th March 2017.

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Photo of Roger Gale Roger Gale Conservative, North Thanet

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to postpone the proposed deadline for the installation of 8.33 KHz-compatible radio equipment in aircraft until the outcome of the negotiations on the UK leaving the EU is known.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Government is carefully considering all of the implications arising from the UK’s exit from the EU, including the implications for the regulation of aviation safety. However, until exit negotiations are concluded, the UK remains a full member of the EU and all the rights and obligations of EU membership remain, alongside national rules.

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