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  • 2020 National Gliding Championships Entries

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    Online applications are now being accepted for the 2020 National Championships in all classes. You can enter at  https://members.gliding.co.uk/competitions/nationals-entry-form/

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  • BGA Continuing airworthiness and maintenance courses

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    The following continuing airworthiness and maintenance courses are being held in early 2020; BGA Inspector Refresher and Human Factors training is required every 5 years; Scottish GC on Saturday 25th January 2020 commencing at 9.30 am. Bristol & Gloucester GC on Saturday 8th February 2020 commencing at 9.30 am. BGA…

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  • Airspace Change Proposal Information

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    The CAA operates an Airspace Change Proposal (ACP) portal that has a search function by place or postcode. Although the portal has limitations, eg it doesn’t always identify the airspace relevant to a location, it is probably the only way of searching for ACP’s that may be of interest. As…

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  • RAF Waddington ACP

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    The MoD intends to operate unmanned ‘Protector’ aircraft from RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire. As ‘see and avoid’ technology is not yet available, a consultation is underway re an airspace change. The ACP is at Stage 1 ‘Principles’. As the ACP moves towards the ‘Options’ stage, we anticipate that there will…

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  • BGA AGM 29th February 2020

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    Notice is hereby given that the BGA AGM will be held at 2.30pm on Saturday 29th February 2020 at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel. Club secretaries have been contacted with details. Tony Smith Company Secretary

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