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  • BGA TNS 2-2020 published

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    BGA Technical News Sheet 2-2020 has been published and can be viewed here.

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  • BGA webinar platform goes live

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    The BGA webinar platform is now up and running, with a great line up and more in the pipeline! The BGA webinar current schedule is available here Missed a webinar? You can catch up with the recorded version here. Great work by BGA Executive Committee member Matt Page, who has…

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  • BGA online pilot radio licence course

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    The new BGA radio telephony course for glider pilots is now online.  It is intended for both glider pilots who want to gain an FRTOL (Flight Radio Telephony Operator’s License) and also for people who already have one but want a refresher. The course is a set of slides and…

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  • BGA Instructor Ratings

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    The COVID19 situation has resulted in a situation where the normal process of BGA instructor rating revalidation or renewal is difficult or impossible. A modified risk-based process through which club CFIs can safely and promptly revalidate or renew BGA instructor ratings has been developed, agreed and supplied to all club…

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  • EASA Airworthiness Directive - Ventus 2

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    EASA have published an AD that effects all versions of the Ventus 2. https://ad.easa.europa.eu/ad/2020-0063

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