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European Rules of the Air (commonly referred to as SERA) took effect across Europe on 4 December 2014 and in the UK superseded most (but not all) of the UK Rules of the Air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
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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
Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA)
The UK implementation of significant elements of the European Union’s Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) has been delayed. As a result, there will be no changes to the UK Rules of the...Read more