News and Notices
The March 2021 BGA newsletter is available here.
Following the BGA AGM on the 2nd March 2021, the Operational Regulations of the BGA have been updated. The document with highlighted updates can be viewed here.
The BGA Competition rules for 2021 have been published. You can view the document here.
CAA guidance on licence and medical requirements for flying non-UK registered sailplanes in the UK has been added to our ‘Changes after EU and EASA exit’ webpage. You can view the detail here.
The DfT has updated its COVID-19 guidance for GA to include a summary of what the Govt’s recovery roadmap will mean for general aviation, including solo flying restarting from 29th March 2021. You can view the DfT guidance here.
The BGA AGM is taking place online this year due to Covid restrictions. Details and documents have been circulated to club representatives in advance of the meeting on the 2nd March. The 2020 BGA annual report is available here.
Last calls for the Hon Co of Air Pilots Gliding Scholarship applications – closing date 3rd of March! More information is available here.
Following a change in policy by CAA, SkyEcho 2 users (other ADS-B devices are available) can now legally set the Systems Design Assurance (SDA) flag to ‘1’. This change will mean that the device will be visible to some certified ADS-B systems which previously would have filtered out the signal…
FLARM uses a rolling release cycle, requiring an annual update. Each update can be applied anytime during a rolling one-year period. As the update cycle is individual, no generic information is sent out on individual firmware expiration dates. There is a FLARM news sign-up that can help users stay up…
The DfT funded CAA managed scheme to rebate the cost of new electronic conspicuity equipment has been extended to 30th September 2021. More details are available here.