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Instructors webpage

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The BGA’s Instructors webpage has been updated to include links to Instructor Resources and other useful information. You can view the Instructors webpage here.

BGA TNS 1-2017

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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.  

BGA News October 2017

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The October 2017 BGA News is now available and includes the following; Resources for Instructors (and others), Club Management Conference Saturday 11th November 2017, BGA AGM and Sporting Conference Saturday 17th February 2018, Managing Flying Risk, Incident Reporting, Ground Training Progress Card, AAIB Report – Collision, Club Safety Officer Seminar,…

Doncaster Sheffield Airport airspace change consultation

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) are consulting on the introduction of aRea NAVigation (RNAV) Standard Instrument Departure (SID) procedures and RNAV Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs). DSA (otherwise known as Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, or RHADS) believe that the adoption of the departure procedures (SIDs) requires an additional portion of controlled…

Royal Aeronautical Society GA Events

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The Future of UK Airfields London / 24 October 2017 The Royal Aeronautical Society wants to help bring the sector together to help provide some answers to these questions posed by Ministers in the draft Strategy, as well inputting into the work of the new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG)…

2018 World Gliding Championships - British Gliding Team Vote

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The World Gliding Championships for Club, Standard and 15m classes are to be held at Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland in July 2018, and 20m Multi-Seat, 18 Metre and Open Classes are to be held at Pribram, Czech Republic in August 2018. The results of the vote from which the British Gliding…

Launchpoint replaces Caroline Trust

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To help to grow the number of people who can potentially benefit from charitable funds, the Caroline Trust, which to date has helped more than 400 people get involved with gliding, has been restructured and formally renamed as Launchpoint. Launchpoint is a registered charity that aims to provide opportunities to…

Darlton Powers Up!

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It’s been a busy few weeks up at Darlton gliding club who are now in the final stages of installing their new mains power supply, including constructing an underground connection across a large field. All being well, the  formal switch-on will occur on Saturday 30th September.  The project is being…

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