Airspace News

Restriction of Flying - Head of State visit to the UK 3-5 June 2019

Posted on

RESTRICTION OF FLYING REGULATIONS FOR THE VISIT TO THE UNITED KINGDOM BY A HEAD OF STATE 3 – 5 JUNE 2019. A Head of State is to visit the United Kingdom during the period from 3 to 5 June 2019 inclusive. The visit will include a visit to D-Day 75th…

CAA refuses Leeds-Bradford Airport Airspace Change Proposal

Posted on

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has informed Leeds Bradford Airport that it has decided to refuse its airspace change proposal (ACP). The CAA document explaining their decision is here: www.caa.co.uk/cap1805.

Restricted Airspace (Temporary) - RA(T)s and RIAT

Posted on

Please ensure that you comply with RA(T)s, as published in AICs on the AIP website and via NOTAMs. We have been given an early indication that a significant RA(T) will be used on the 19th and 20th July for the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford.   The…

Gliding channels updated - a reminder

Posted on

Another reminder that the allocated gliding channels were updated earlier this year. The details are as described in this table. Please click on the image to expand.  

Queens Birthday Flypast 8 June 19

Posted on

The Queens Birthday Flypast on 8 June 2019 is subject to a rolling RA(T), full details of which will be published as AIC M 052/2019 – AICs are published here. Although the restrictions are primarily to the east of London, the RA(T) is active in the very busy ‘Oxford gap’…

Lasham Gliding Society airspace campaign latest news

Posted on

Lasham Gliding Society has provided a press release that updates their latest news on the campaign against the decision by the Civil Aviation Authority to impose unnecessary controlled airspace around Farnborough airfield. You can read the latest update here.

Information describing UK Airspace restrictions

Posted on

Aeronautical Information Mauve pages include UK Airspace restrictions imposed in accordance with the Temporary Restriction of Flying Regulations.  Please check NOTAMs daily for the latest information. See more here.

Temporary Danger Area near Huntingdon

Posted on

Pilots are reminded of a Temporary Danger Area established until the end of May 2019 to facilitate surveys taking place with the use of a Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS). Read more here.

Aviation Strategy 2050

Posted on

The UK Government is consulting on its Aviation Strategy 2050, which aims to set out the long term vision for aviation to 2050 . The BGA is engaged with the consultation. You can read more here.