Most members are probably aware that the CAA were proposing a 20% increase in the Operator Registration Fee from £10 to £12 from April 2023 (see

The CAA run a consultation on their proposed fee increases each year and normally receive a few dozen responses. This year, the CAA received hundreds of responses, the majority of which were from model aircraft/drone flyers. They have just published their scheme of charges for 23/24 ( and it seems that they have taken on board the feedback they received. The Operator registration fee will be still be increasing but to £10.33 rather than the proposed £12.

Thanks to all those who took the time to respond to the consultation.

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