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
Additional benefits for AOPA visitors to Jersey.
Charles Strasser, Vice President AOPA UK, has announced additional benefits for AOPA visitors to Jersey.
Worldwide members of AOPA, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, already benefit from 7 days free parking for aircraft under...Read more
Non-European Licences for Private Operation of EASA Aircraft Registered in the UK.
Pending the coming into effect of European rules for the validation of pilot licences for non-commercial flights on 8 April 2016, this general validation renders foreign licences valid under...Read more
Norwich Controlled Airspace Reduced after CAA Review
Following a recent review of Norwich International Airport’s (NIA) controlled airspace (CAS), the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a reduction in the size of the Class D airspace. Although acknowledging that the...Read more
Introduction of an Emergency General Aviation Report (GAR) Telephone Line (0845 723 1110)
From 1 March 2015, we are pleased to announce the launch of an Emergency General Aviation Report (GAR) Telephone Line for General Aviation (GA) pilots, operators and owners...Read more
SERA - Summary of Changes.
The Standardised European Rules of the Air (commonly referred to as SERA) took effect across Europe on 4 December 2014 and in the UK superseded most (but not all) of the UK Rules of the Air
Airfield Planning Issues.
The past three months have seen over thirty requests for assistance from owners, operators and supporters of flying sites. This reflects the continuing trend of airfield pressures, both from economic and housing threats which made up 10 of...Read more