PPL Ground School available in Central London.
Starting on 6 October 2015, AOPA will be running a ground school for ab-initio pilots.
The School will take place at the AOPA offices at 50a Cambridge Street in Victoria and will take place each...Read more
Second and final consultation on General Aviation rules and regulations launched.
A consultation on simplifying many of the national rules and regulations that affect UK General Aviation (GA) and opportunities for further deregulation is now underway through a second and final...Read more
Business aircraft operators briefed on new regulation.
Operators of business jets and helicopters are being targeted in a new drive to raise awareness of changes to the way the sector is regulated. With just under a year until new Europe-wide regulations...Read more
Civil sanctions for the Civil Aviation Authority - Consultation.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has opened a consultation about giving the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) access to the civil sanction powers in the Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008. This...Read more
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