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TAG Farnborough Additional Airspace Proposal

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TAG Farnborough Airport previously consulted on its plans to meet its exclusive needs by changing  Class G airspace to Class D.  TAG Farnborough has now decided that it wishes to control more lower airspace. This additional proposal represents a devastating impact on Southdown GC by effectively cutting off that site…

Grant Aid for 8.33kHz Radio Equipage

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The CAA previously announced that EU funding has been secured to assist GA aircraft owners with the equipage of 8.33kHz radios – see here for details.  The CAA has now advised us that claims will be accepted covering equipage from 16th February 2016 through to 31st December 2017. As the…

BGA Newsletter

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The September edition of the BGA Newsletter has been published.

Training News

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The latest edition of BGA Training News is now available.

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…

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Liz Goes Wing-Walking for the Caroline Trust

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Not content with flying in an aircraft, the BGA’s very own Lizzie Pike is taking to the skies later this month strapped onto an aircraft. Liz’s death-defying stunt is to raise funds for the Caroline Trust, a registered charity (of which she is a trustee) that supports young people, especially…

Tissandier for Lemmy

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Lemmy Tanner has been awarded a Tissandier Diploma by the FAI. The Tissandier is awarded to those who have served the cause of general and sporting aviation by their work, initiative, devotion or in other ways. Lemmy is a long time member at Cotswold GC and has been a BGA…

Inter-Club League Final

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Please note that the Inter-club League Final will no longer be held this weekend at Shenington. The event will now be held at Husbands Bosworth during September (dates to be confirmed).

Inverness Airport - Airspace Change Proposal Consultation

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Inverness Airport, operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL), has previously consulted on a proposal to establish a large area of controlled airspace. The BGA and others responded to that consultation. This has resulted in a revised proposal which is now subject to further consultation. You can view the…

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