PPL Ground School available in Central London.
Starting on 6 October 2015, AOPA will be running a ground school for ab-initio pilots.
The School will take place at the AOPA offices at 50a Cambridge Street in Victoria and will take place each...Read more
CAA extends pilot training on permit aircraft.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced that initial pilot training will now be possible in aircraft with national permit to fly certification if the pilot being trained is the owner, or a...Read more
CAA Brief Aircraft Owners On New Maintenance Rules.
The CAA has begun advising owners of General Aviation aircraft certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of changes to maintenance rules. In the future owners of these aircraft not being flown...Read more
Listening Squawks - November 2015.
Frequency Monitoring SSR Codes (also known as Squawk Codes) are in use for aircraft flying in the vicinity of: Belfast Aldergrove; Edinburgh; Glasgow; Leeds Bradford; Doncaster Sheffield; Manchester; East Midlands; Birmingham; Farnborough; Luton and Stansted; Gatwick...Read more
Biggin Hill Airport Consultation - Proposed new IAP Runway 03.
At present, all flights approach the airport from the north-east using the airport’s precision guidance system but, in certain weather conditions (approximately 30% of the time), aircraft then have to circle...Read more
The CAA have published ORS4 No.1142 Experimental Aircraft. This provides new simple requirements from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for approving the initial testing of small experimental aircraft in the UK.E Conditions will benefit small-scale aircraft designers and...Read more
Consultation for a Harmonised UK Transition Altitude (TA).
The CAA will be launching a consultation on 23 November 2015 on a UK wide harmonised Transition Altitude (TA) of 18,000ft designed to enhance efficiency, both inside and outside controlled airspace, through standardisation...Read more
RAeS E-Conditions Competition 2015 - 2016
The CAA have published CAP1220 , Operation of experimental aircraft under ‘E’ Conditions. See ORS4 No. 1142 Experimental Aircraft.To mark the introduction of the E-Conditions the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) have launched an annual competition...Read more
Pilot fined for entering controlled airspace around London Heathrow Airport.
The aircraft flew southwest and up to two miles inside controlled airspace, descending to 300ft. The aircraft disappeared from radar at 1.06pm and departures at the airport were allowed to resume.
Business aircraft operators briefed on new regulation.
Operators of business jets and helicopters are being targeted in a new drive to raise awareness of changes to the way the sector is regulated. With just under a year until new Europe-wide regulations...Read more