The applicant is required to provide evidence of remote pilot competence. The following indicates the requirements for submission of this application. Notwithstanding the information required for submission of this application, the CAA may require additional documents in relation to any pilot before granting the permission.For Remote Pilots, the evidence the CAA requires for the submission of the application depends on the number of current remote pilots entered above and the category of application:
•Where the number of remote pilots is five or less, the application will require evidence for all remote pilots•Where the number of pilots exceeds five, the application must be supported by evidence in respect of the Chief Remote Pilot (or other nominated post holder such as accountable manager) plus four other remote pilots selected by the applicantFor initial applications the evidence required will be the NQE recommendation with any supporting qualification (e.g. PPL), or equivalent. Refer to CAP 722 for guidance on acceptable alternate qualifications.For renewal only applications the evidence required will be log books confirming recent experience. Recent experience must be 2 hours drone flight time within the last three months. The documentation supplied must as a minimum include the name of the nominated pilot, the date of the flight (including year) and duration of the flight.For technical change applications, with or without renewal, the evidence required will be the NQE recommendation or equivalent. Where the remote pilot will not be operating under the technical change capability, log book evidence is required as above. For renewal and technical change applications, the evidence required will be both that of a renewal only and technical change as stated above.