Cross-Country News

Update - BGA Airspace

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Please note that there is an update on the BGA Airspace webpage titled ‘Transponders’ that describes the current situation re the ongoing non-transponder exceptions above FL100.

Pilot fined for illegally entering controlled airspace

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The CAA notes that ‘a helicopter pilot who illegally entered controlled airspace, causing disruption to flights at London Heathrow Airport, has been successfully prosecuted by the Civil Aviation Authority. The pilot was flying from Wycombe Air Park to Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire, when he entered the London Control Zone, without air…

FAI Sporting Code Update

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The 2015 Edition of Sporting Code Section 3 and its Annexes are now published on the FAI website (select > Sporting Code Section 3: Gliding > Current). This new version of the Sporting Code Section 3 has many changes from the previous one. It is the result of 3 years…

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