Airspace News

RAF Little Rissington

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RAF Little Rissington is an active Air Cadet Organisation (ACO) winch launched gliding site. The ACO recognises that gliders flying cross-country do sometimes get low and that an airfield landing is preferable to landing in a field. They have requested that any glider getting close to their gliding operation calls…

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.