News and Notices

Guidance for SPL and LAPL(S) holders

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A significant number of pilots hold either an SPL or a LAPL(S) which they use in countries that require it. The SPL and LAPL(S) are of course issued for life. To exercise licence privileges, the pilot must meet rolling recency requirements. BGA guidance is available here.

Club Safety Officer seminars

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Dates and venues so far for this winters Club Safety Officer seminars have been published here. Bookings are made via the BGA office.

Awards celebrate how sport changes lives - enter now!

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Entries are now open for the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s Community Sport and Recreation Awards. They are free and easy to enter and have been championing grassroots work on a national scale for over twenty years.  To enter, just tell them about projects and initiatives at your gliding club that…


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Launchpoint is a registered charity that supports British Gliding. Prior to 2017, Launchpoint was known as the Caroline Trust. Launchpoint aims include providing opportunities to experience gliding, and to facilitate participants at all stages to expand their horizons in the sport. Applications are open to all. Full details are available…

Team Pilot Selection - JWGC 2019

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We are delighted to announce that the following pilots have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Junior World Gliding Championship in Hungary next year; Jake Brattle Simon Brown Peter Carter Finn Sleigh The two selected reserve pilots are; Clement Allen Henry Inigo-Jones  

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TNS 1-2018

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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

Date Reminder Card

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Most pilots have dates that they need to remember associated with medical or ratings or licence privileges.  Of course in many cases the dates are detailed alongside signatures in logbooks and on licences and certificates. To help pilots bring their due dates dates into one easy reference, pilots can download…

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