The CAA has provided details of a mandatory Airworthiness Directive that affects a number of motor gliders. The Directive appears to have originated from a failure in the Permit to Fly/un-certified version of the engine. Any club that operates a Rotax powered 914 or 915 LAA/BMAA permit tug is strongly…
The latest TNS is now available This is important detail that all BGA inspectors must read. Owners, who are of course responsible for the airworthiness of their aircraft, will also find the information interesting and helpful. The TNS can be viewed here
From 2 November 2018, Aeronautical Radio Licences, currently issued by the CAA, will be issued and administered by Ofcom. You can read more here.
T61 Falkes are non-EASA aircraft and are being transferred to national C of A and National ARC (NARC). There has been a hold up in the process at the CAA. Following a lot of work in the past by Jim Hammerton and more recently by BGA CTO Gordon MacDonald, the…
BGA Airworthiness courses have been updated at https://members.gliding.co.uk/courses/courses/
The latest version of the BGA Airworthiness Exposition can be viewed here
The BGA Technical News Sheet 1-2017 has been published. Click here to view TNS 1-2017 This is important detail that all BGA inspectors must read. Owners, who are of course responsible for the airworthiness of their aircraft, will also find the information interesting and helpful.
The AAIB has published a Special Bulletin following a battery fire. You can view the bulletin here.
EASA has published AD 2016-0259, effective 4th January 2017, requiring inspection and possible replacement of fuel hoses within 30 days, in accordance with DG Flugzeugbau TN 800-44, 500-10, DG-SS-02 original issue dated 09 November 2016.
TNS 2016-2 is now available. Primarily targeted at inspectors and club Technical Officers, the TNS also provides useful information for owners. In this edition, the following sailplane types/subject areas are addressed: Grob 109 IS28 ASK21 Solo 2625 Engines SZD 51-1 Junior Libelle PIK20 Duo Discus SZD 30 Pirat LS/DG Undercarriage…