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  • Richard 'Dick' Dixon

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    We are sad to report that Richard ‘Dick’ Dixon, former BGA Chairman, Vice-President, and long term member of the Southdown GC and the Bath, Wilts and North Dorset GC has passed away. Our thoughts are with Richard’s wife, Mary, and to all their family and friends at this difficult time.

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  • Guidance on crossing the UK border with a glider

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    Following the third in a series of meetings between BGA, BBAC, HMRC and Borders, guidance on crossing the UK border with a glider (or balloon) in a trailer has been updated. You can view the information here.

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  • Medical Requirements

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    The BGA medical requirements have been updated to include medical requirements when using BGA pilot certificate privileges, medical requirements when using CAA licence privileges, and the availability of the CAA Pilot Medical Declaration. Full details including a link to the BGA medical requirements are available here.

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  • BGA instructor courses

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    BGA Assistant Instructor and Flight Instructor Coach courses as well as FI(S) refresher course dates and bookings are available on the BGA website. You can view the detail here. Please email or call the BGA office with any queries.

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  • 'Clued Up' Safety Publications

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    A link to the CAA’s ‘Clued Up’ safety publications has been added to the main BGA safety management webpage under ‘Awareness and Education’.

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