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  • Ofcom EMF licence condition guide

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    Following feedback from air sport bodies including the BGA and the LAA, Ofcom has published a guide describing how to comply with Ofcom’s EMF licence condition. In summary, the Ofcom EMF licence condition guidance makes it clear that in most normal cases of glider/tug radio and transponder use, no action…

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  • UK Aircrew Regulation amendment - flying Part 21 aircraft using a national licence

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    The UK (EU) Aircrew Regulations have been amended so that pilots with a licence issued under the Air Navigation Order and who hold a valid national SEP, SLMG, SSEA or TMG class rating can now fly the relevant UK (G) registered Part 21 aircraft. For full details see The Aviation…

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  • Gliding images

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    The BGA is provided with some great images which are used for marketing as well as in S&G, and encourages all photographers out there to consider uploading or otherwise sending in their good quality gliding images. You can upload pictures here. With future marketing opportunities in mind, we are currently…

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  • Soaring to Success

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    Soaring to Success is a national project supported by the Department for Transport and Boeing UK. The programme not only inspires, stimulates, and encourages young individuals to consider a career within aviation and aerospace, but also acts as a catalyst to spark the inspiration and realisation that this is an…

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  • Surrey Hills GC at Kenley - frequency change

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    The Surrey Hills GC at Kenley has changed its airfield frequency to 120.775.

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