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  • Gold and Silver at the European Championships!

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    We’re delighted to announce that after two weeks of hard flying, British Gliding Teams Tom Arscott’s consistent flying in the European Gliding Championship has resulted in a resounding win and Gold medal in the Club Class! Team mate G Dale also flew brilliantly to take the Silver medal. Great work…

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  • NATO Flypast and RIAT temporary airspace restrictions

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    AIC M 095/2019 (19&20 Jul) describes restricted airspace relating to a NATO celebration flypast that should be read in conjunction with AIC M 064/2019 (19-22 Jul), which describes the restricted airspace associated with RIAT at Fairford. The Mauve (temporary restricted airspace) AICs can be viewed here. As ever, please check…

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  • RAF Little Rissington - 120.775

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    RAF Little Rissington, located to the north of the Brize Norton zone, is active on weekends with Air Cadet winch launched gliding and otherwise as NOTAMed for military parachuting and transport aircraft operations. An Air Cadet squadron on site flies Grob Acros as part of 2 Flying Training School (2…

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  • Improved Competition Route Notification Trial

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    We share the sky with a diverse range of users. Being aware of what others are planning to do is clearly an important element of situational awareness and reducing risk. The BGA has been working with the CAA to develop an improved method of notifying competition gliding activity to other…

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  • Technical News Sheet (TNS) 1-2019

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    The BGA TNS 1-2019 has been published. As ever, this publication includes important information aimed at BGA inspectors and aircraft owners. You can view TNS 1-2019 here.

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