The BGA has published its response to the CAA call for evidence re electronic conspicuity. The CAA call for evidence closes on the 25th May 2019. You can view the BGA response and read more here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The BGA encourages the use of electronic conspicuity to assist effective lookout. FLARM equipment is commonly utilised in much of the UK fleet of gliders, powered gliders and tugs. The CAA, which is on the one hand developing a future airspace strategy and on the other is required to safety-regulate…
A significant number of air displays occur each year, many of which are provided with the protection of a Restricted Area (Temporary), more commonly described as a RA(T). Details of notified RA(T)s are available in the mauve pages within the NATS Aeronautical Information Circulars. NOTAMs provide the latest detail including…
To assist those trying to locate CAP1616 airspace change proposal information, we have added a number of ACP quick links to our Representation and Consultation webpage. Read more here.
The Letter of Agreement between NATS and the BGA in respect of the Temporary Reserved Areas (Gliding) has been updated to include revised contact frequencies. You can view the LOA here.
On 15 March 19, the locations for which the RAF is examining future basing options for the RAF Aerobatic Team, the ‘Red Arrows’, was released. They are RAF Leeming, RAF Waddington and RAF Wittering. Associated with the basing change is a requirement to provide suitable airspace in which the Red…