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Public liability insurance and pilot and aircraft requirements

9.10.2.1 
The pilot must comply with these, supplementing or replacing them for licensing, medical and class/type ratings:

  1. the Air Navigation Order
  2. Rules of the Air
  3. Joint Aviation Requirements – Operations
  4. any Civil Aviation Authority regulations
  5. any International Civil Aviation Organization regulations.

9.10.2.2 
The aircraft must comply with these, supplementing or replacing them for registration and maintenance:

  1. the Air Navigation Order
  2. joint Aviation Requirements – Operations
  3. any Civil Aviation Authority regulations
  4. any International Civil Aviation Organization regulations
  5. requirements of the Light Aircraft Association, where they have delegated authority
  6. requirements of British Gliding Association, where they have delegated authority
  7. requirements of British Microlight Aircraft Association, where they have delegated authority.

9.10.2.3 
The aircraft operator must hold insurance as per one of (a) or (b):

  1. an Aviation Liability Insurance policy with a Combined Single Limit in respect of Third Party and Passenger Liability complying with the requirements of The Civil Aviation (Insurance) Regulations 2005 or any amendment or replacement thereof,
  2. an Aviation Liability Insurance policy with a Split Liability complying with the requirements of The Civil Aviation (Insurance) Regulations 2005 or any amendment or replacement thereof in respect to Third Party Liability and having a minimum in respect of Passenger Liability of one million pounds.

In either case where the aircraft is a helicopter the Passenger Liability limit must be to a minimum Level of five million pounds.

Suggested Endorsement: “It is hereby noted that this policy includes the interest of The Scout Association as an additional insured in respect of flights involving members of the Scout movement.”

Where this endorsement is not in place an indemnity to Principal Clause should be contained within their policy documentation. Further support regarding this can be obtained from Unity Insurance.

9.10.2.4 
All members undertaking Air Activities (including hovercrafting) are required to notify the Scout Information Centre using the Air Notifications form before or immediately after the activity.