PPL Ground School available in Central London.
Following the popularity of our first series of courses, AOPA are pleased to advise that a second evening programme of PPL Ground School will be run at our Central London offices.
Starting on 15 March...Read more
EASA - Part M Light Aircraft Maintenance Opinion 05/2016.
Opinion 05/2016 from the Task force for the review of Part-M for General Aviation (PHASE II) proposes a ‘light Part-M’ (Part-ML) with requirements proportional to the much lower complexity and associated risks...Read more
Non-Commercial Flights - 3rd Country Licenses & 3rd Country Registrations.
The CAA have published Information Notice IN 2016/036 which may be of interest to individuals using Third Country Licences for Non-Commercial Flights in Aircraft Registered in a Third Country and individuals...Read more
Release of Controlled and Segregated Airspace (RCSA): Raising Base of Controlled Airspace Solent CTA-6.
The FAS VFR Implementation Group (FASVIG) has submitted a proposal to the CAA’s Safety and Airspace Regulation Group (SARG) for the disestablishment of a portion of controlled...Read more
Welcome to the April 2016 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
A Piper Warrior had to pay £1047.36, for making an Emergency landing at London Luton Airport.
On the 19th January 2016 an instructor and a student set of from Elstree aerodrome, in a Piper Warrior151 (weight 2,325lbs.), on a night flight...Read more
Guernsey Airport - 50% discount on landing fees for AOPA Silver Wings (or higher) Holders.
Guernsey Airport are offering a 50% discount on landing fees for those flying under the AOPA Wings Scheme at silver standard or above.
If you are...Read more
Consultation: Rules of the air - increased fines for infringements.
Seeks views on increasing the maximum fine level applied to persons contravening the Standardised European Rules of the Air. These changes apply exclusively to the regulations on:
communicating with air traffic control
AIR LEAGUE- Volunteer Gliding Squadrons Petition - Government Response.
With almost 16,000 signatories so far the Government have made thier first response to the petition:
The MOD has confirmed plans to relaunch Air Cadet Aviation to ensure cadet flying opportunities are available...Read more
CAA - Air show fees decision -
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today announced the outcome of its consultation on charges for air displays.
The regulator has reaffirmed its commitment to the air show industry and highlighted the importance of...Read more