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  • Guidance for SPL and LAPL(S) holders

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    A significant number of pilots hold either an SPL or a LAPL(S) which they use in countries that require it. The SPL and LAPL(S) are of course issued for life. To exercise licence privileges, the pilot must meet rolling recency requirements. BGA guidance is available here.

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  • Club Safety Officer seminars

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    Dates and venues so far for this winters Club Safety Officer seminars have been published here. Bookings are made via the BGA office.

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  • Awards celebrate how sport changes lives - enter now!

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    Entries are now open for the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s Community Sport and Recreation Awards. They are free and easy to enter and have been championing grassroots work on a national scale for over twenty years.  To enter, just tell them about projects and initiatives at your gliding club that…

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  • RAF Brize Norton ACP feedback report

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    The RAF Brize Norton ACP feedback report has been published here. You can read more about the ACP here.

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  • Launchpoint

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    Launchpoint is a registered charity that supports British Gliding. Prior to 2017, Launchpoint was known as the Caroline Trust. Launchpoint aims include providing opportunities to experience gliding, and to facilitate participants at all stages to expand their horizons in the sport. Applications are open to all. Full details are available…

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