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  • Aviation safety in the event of a no deal Brexit

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    The UK Government has published details of how it intends to manage aviation safety in the event of a no deal Brexit. You can read the detail here.

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  • Airspace Inquiry

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    The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) is parliament’s largest APPG, With 174 MPs and Peers. The parliamentary group works to educate parliamentarians and ministers about the role that aviation plays in society and our economic nation’s prosperity. The APPG has five expert Working Groups covering Airfields, Airspace, Tax…

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  • Changes to the administration of aeronautical radio licences

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    From 2 November 2018, Aeronautical Radio Licences, currently issued by the CAA, will be issued and administered by Ofcom. You can read more here.

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  • Bailing Out Information

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    The BGA safety briefing ‘Parachuting after a mid-air collision’ is available here.  More recently, the BGA has posted on its Safety and Training YouTube channel a bailout presentation by G Dale that is based on his own experience. The presentation can be viewed here.  

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  • NPPL/PPL(A) Theoretical Knowledge Examinations

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    Pilots training for the NPPL/PPL(A) who are members of BGA clubs, who have completed the required ground study, and who are deemed ready to take the CAA’s NPPL/PPL Theoretical Knowledge Examinations can apply to sit the exams at the BGA office. Please note that all sittings will be by appointment…

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