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  • Junior British Gliding Team Medals in Lithuania!

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    Huge congratulations to the Junior British Gliding Team who have been competing in the European Junior Gliding Championships in Lithuania with outstanding success! Gold medal – Finn Sleigh, Club Class Silver medal – Tom Pavis, Standard Class Bronze Medal – Henry Inigo-Jones, Standard Class Team Gold – Finn, Toby Freeland,…

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  • CAA airspace classification review - update

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    In 2020, the CAA responded to the 2019 decision to require the CAA to review the classification of airspace by consulting on the subject. There were a very large number of stakeholder responses. Examples of airspace suitable for reclassification that were suggested in 2020 by glider pilots are available here….

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  • Covid19 guidance updated

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    The BGA has provided detailed guidance for clubs and their members throughout the Covid19 pandemic and associated Government restrictions. The BGA guidance has been updated in response to the announced changes to Government restrictions from the 19th of July. The updated BGA guidance is available here.

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  • Silverstone Grand Prix Restricted airspace

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    The Silverstone GP race is protected by restricted airspace, and in the lead up to the GP race the related local activity is protected by an ATZ and other temporary restrictions. Please also note that Hinton in the Hedges airfield will be closed over the weekend of 17 and 18…

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  • Safe Winch Launching

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