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ANO 2016 effective from 25th August 2016

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The Air Navigation Order (ANO) 2016 is effective from 25th August 2016. The ANO 2016 provides the foundation for a simpler and more proportionate approach to the regulation of many GA activities that fall under national (and not European) regulation. You can learn more here. Please refer to the Laws…

Adding a Privilege to an Existing Part-FCL Licence

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Pilots who hold a UK CAA-issued EASA SPL or LAPL(S) may now apply to add additional privileges to their licence based on BGA training and experience. For details, guidance and the application form see the Pilot Licence Conversion page.

Mick Davis, Senior Regional Examiner North West

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It is with great sadness that we report that Mick Davis, the SRE North West region, has passed away. Mick has been a member of the BGA’s regional examining team for many years and previously served as an RAFGSA club CFI. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.  …

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.

BGA Instructor Training

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The BGA modular instructor training handbook has been updated and can be viewed here.

Help with 8.33 kHz

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A shortage of aviation radio frequencies across Europe means that most existing frequencies are being split to reduce the gap between them, allowing the introduction of more frequencies. As a result owners of general aviation aircraft will need to ensure that any radios fitted can transmit and receive on both…

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…

Passenger carrying

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Information for pilots regarding passenger carrying has been added in a new webpage. View the page here.

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