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  • Safeguarding update

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    Child protection officers have been sent information describing two changes to the BGA template policy document ‘Code of Conduct for Parents/Carers of Young People’ (ie under-18). Others at gliding clubs may wish to update themselves on the changes, which are that a parent/carer of a young person should expect their…

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  • BGA TNS 2-2021

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    A BGA Technical News Sheet (TNS) is published periodically using text and photo’s to highlight general and specific airworthiness matters including those reported by inspectors and owners. All inspectors and aircraft owners are encouraged to read the latest TNS. The recently published BGA Technical News Sheet 2-2021 is available here.

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  • S&G - October/November

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    Discover how the Grob 109b has been transformed in the Oct/Nov issue of S&G, which also reports on the British Junior Team achieving Gold at the Europeans. Find out why travelling hopefully should never be an option and the role you can play in a sustainable future for our sport….

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  • Airspace Modernisation

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    A Government directed Airspace Modernisation Strategy (AMS) aims to redevelop UK airspace over the next twenty years.  This will result in most of the UK’s airports needing to redevelop the controlled airspace they manage. After a period during which most of the UK’s airports have not progressed their expected airspace…

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  • Soaring to Success!

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    As a national endeavour supported by the Department for Transport under its ‘Reach for the Sky Programme”, ‘Soaring to Success’ not only inspires, stimulates, and encourages young individuals from all backgrounds to consider a career within aviation and aerospace, but also acts as a catalyst to spark the inspiration and…

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