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  • BGA Committee Terms of Reference updated

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    Updated BGA Committee Terms of Reference were approved by the Executive Committee at their meeting in November.  Included in a small number of changes is the renaming of the ‘Instructors Committee’ as the ‘Instructing and Examining Committee’. This reflects emerging changes in responsibilities. The BGA Committee Terms of Reference are…

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  • Managing Flying Risk updated

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    The BGA publication ‘Managing Flying Risk’ aims to provide all glider pilots and clubs with practical and hard-learned good practice and guidance about managing risk in gliding collated into one online document. The information is periodically updated following consultation with subject matter experts. A revised version of Managing Flying Risk…

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  • NATS consultation re Free Route Airspace in the Northern UK above 25,000 feet

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    NATS are currently developing Design Principles for the implementation of Deployment 2 of Free Route Airspace within high altitude airspace across the UK and they recently asked for stakeholder input. NATS has produced a draft version of the proposed final Design Principles influenced by the feedback received, which they are…

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  • Oxford Airport ACP presentation

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    Oxford airport and Osprey CSL recently hosted a stakeholder meeting at which a redesign for a proposed large area of restricted airspace surrounding the airfield was described in detail (see illustration based on the presented design). The GA Alliance (GAA) including the BGA was represented at the meeting alongside others…

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  • EASA regulation and Brexit

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    At the time of posting, the UK Government position on EASA regulation and Brexit is that remaining part of the EASA system is the preferred option. If following Brexit the UK remains part of the EASA system, all EASA rules will continue to apply. If following Brexit the UK is…

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