Dublin Flight Information Listening Squawk :
Dublin Flight Information will be introducing a listening squawk 0401 from 20th May 2015, when listening to FIS Frequency 118.500 MHz.
The Listening Squawk, officially known as a Frequency Monitoring Code, will play a vital...Read more
Hawarden RMZ Consultation Extension :
Due to an issue with distribution of the Airspace Change Proposal ; Hawarden Airport - Proposal to Establish a Radio Mandatory Zone in the Vicinity of Hawarden Airport - Sponsor Consultation, it has been decided to...Read more
Future Airspace Strategy VFR Implementation Group - Get Involved :
At International, European and National level, civil aviation has grown resulting in the (perceived) need for more regulated airspace or ‘capacity’.
Within the EU, the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) programme...Read more
Flying Abroad - Proposed Changes that will affect GA; Have your Say!
In a separate news item we reported that HMRC have launched a consultation on proposed reporting of passenger and crew infiormation for customs purposes, both before departure from and...Read more
Bristol Airport Frequency Monitoring SSR Code 5077 -
The CAA have published Information Notice IN-2015/031 to promulgate the allocation of Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) Code 5077 as the Bristol Airport SSR Monitoring Code, effective
28 May 2015.
You can download the notice by...Read more
IN–2015/027 Allowing Instructors to Revalidate SEP and TMG Class Ratings :
The CAA have published Information Notice Number: IN–2015/027 which advises that FI(A)'s and CRI's, who are specifically authorised by the CAA, are now authorised to extend the validity of a...Read more
ORS4 No 1093 Instruction and Testing in Permit to Fly Aircraft.
The CAA have announced that any aircraft of 2730 kg or less registered in the United Kingdom with a national Permit to Fly are now exempt from:
a) article 23(1)(c) of...Read more
GA - Economic Value and Strategy Reports.
In advance of this Saturday’s GA Strategy launch at Duxford, the Department for Transport have published the GA Strategy document and accompanying economic research into the value of GA online:
General aviation: economic value
General aviation...Read more
Consultation - Reporting of passenger and crew information for customs purposes.
HMRC have launched a consultation on proposed reporting of passenger and crew infiormation for customs purposes, both before departure from and before return to the UK. The closing date for...Read more
Consultation - GA Rules and ANO Review
A root and branch review of many of the national rules and regulations that affect UK General Aviation (GA) is underway through a consultation on the elements in the Air Navigation Order (ANO) that...Read more