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Norwich Controlled Airspace Reduced after CAA Review

06-03-2015

Norwich Controlled Airspace Reduced after CAA Review

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...

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Introduction of an Emergency General Aviation Report (GAR) Telephone Line

28-02-2015

Introduction of an Emergency General Aviation Report (GAR) Telephone Line

    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...

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Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) - Summary of Changes

27-02-2015

Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) - Summary of Changes

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European Rules of the Air (commonly referred to as SERA) took effect across Europe on 4 December 2014 and in the UK superseded most (but not all) of the UK Rules of the Air Regulations...

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Airfield Planning Issues

25-02-2015

Airfield Planning Issues

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...

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Caution if overflying disused Airfields

25-02-2015

Caution if overflying disused Airfields

Caution if overflying disused Airfields. An RAF training plane had to take evasive action when it ventured in to airspace used by a Cambridgeshire model flying club last year. A UK Airprox Board report labelled the incident "high severity" after the trainer...

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Low Level Common VHF Frequency Trial in Scotland

20-02-2015

Low Level Common VHF Frequency Trial in Scotland

Low Level Common VHF Frequency Trial in Scotland VHF LL-Common is being trialled from 1 February 2015 to 1 October 2015 as an information service on 135.475 MHz to improve situational awareness between military and civilian aircraft operating in the same...

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Cardiff International Airport joins Strasser Scheme

16-02-2015

Cardiff International Airport joins Strasser Scheme

Cardiff International Airport joins Strasser Scheme In a Valentine’s day present to General Aviation, Debra Barber, the recently appointed Managing Director of Cardiff Airport, has added Cardiff International Airport to the list of airports in the AOPA “Strasser Scheme”. This is  great...

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Farnborough Airspace Consultation Update

13-02-2015

Farnborough Airspace Consultation Update

TAG Farnborough Airspace Consultation Update Last year TAG Farnborough Airport consulted on proposed changes to the air traffic routes to and from the airport. The consultation also illustrated changes for Southampton and Bournemouth airport routes that use the same higher altitude...

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The Future of the Instrument Meteorological Conditions Rating (IMCr)

12-02-2015

The Future of the Instrument Meteorological Conditions Rating (IMCr)

The Future of the IMC Rating as the Instrument Rating (Restricted) (IR(R)) Civil Aviation Authority INFORMATION NOTICE Number: IN–2015/009 provides important information about the future of the UK IMC Rating as the IR(R). The notice includes information about the provision of training...

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IAOPA e-News February 2015

09-02-2015

IAOPA e-News February 2015

Welcome to the February 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

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Date Title Venue Category
08.05.15 - 09.05.15 Biggin Hill Airport (EGKB) Exhibition
29.05.15 - 31.05.15 Sywell EGBK Exhibition
04.06.15 - 06.06.15 Cannes Aiprort Air Display

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