Plymouth Airport - end in sight to saga of Jodel emergency landing.
Subject to a satisfactory final inspection of the condition of the Jodel aircraft on Thursday 27 August 2015, SHH Holdings, leaseholders of the former Plymouth Airport site, have agreed...Read more
SERA Permissions and Exemptions Updates.
The CAA has undertaken a detailed review of the Permissions and Exemptions made against SERA and published on the CAA website at Official Record Series 4 - Miscellaneous.
This has resulted in a number of enhancements to...Read more
High profile use of the AOPA Strasser Scheme.
Bruce Dickinson, of Iron Maiden fame, made use of the Strasser Scheme to divert and land his replica Fokker Triplane at RAF Halton due to a low fuel emergency.
You can read more about...Read more
AOPA Gets Training Recognition.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has become the first organisation to be endorsed under a new ‘good training provider’ scheme run by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). AOPA’s established Wings Award Scheme has been...Read more
Safety Evening for GA Pilots - London 12 November 2015.
Diversions to Farnborough Refused.
AOPA is receiving complaints that Farborough Airport refused to accept aircraft that needed to divert from Blackbushe during the recent fatal Phenom 300 incident.
Several aircraft that were in the circuit and a couple of inbounds to Blackbushe...Read more
Extensions to existing SERA related Special VFR and Class D/E VMC exemptions take effect.
The CAA continues to work closely with DfT, EASA and the Commission on SERA matters. This includes resolution of SERA implementation issues, and support to EASA and...Read more
Welcome to the August 2015 Enews of IAOPA Europe, which goes out to 23,000 aircraft owners and pilots in 27 countries across the continent.
Newsletter now available on the IAOPA EU website
EASA new Regulation 2015/1088 Minimum Inspection Programme (MIP)
To standardise maintenance programmes for EASA regulated aircraft a new Minimum Inspection Programme (MIP) has been introduced by EASA. This is an amendment to the
Part M regulation and will apply to ELA1 aircraft...Read more
Liverpool John Lennon Airport GNSS (RNAV) Consultation.
The Airport is keen to take account of the views of those who have an interest in the introduction of a new Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) final approach procedures for Runway 09 and...Read more