News and Notices
The BGA TNS 1-2019 has been published. As ever, this publication includes important information aimed at BGA inspectors and aircraft owners. You can view TNS 1-2019 here.
The CAA provides a form for reporting issues regarding UK airspace use including refusal of access to airspace. The online form is available here. More BGA information about airspace is available here.
As previously published, the Sailplane Air Operations rules apply to EASA sailplanes including powered sailplanes which includes TMGs from the 9th July 2019. You can read more here.
During 2018, the All Party Parliamentary Group on GA (APPG GA) noted that the mechanism behind the design of UK airspace seemed out of date and draconian in nature. The APPG GA resolved to commission an inquiry into the practices, procedures and governance of UK lower airspace. The inquiry was…
The CAA is consulting on its proposals re decision making around planned and permanent redistribution of air traffic (PPR). The consultation closes on 7th July 2019. You can read the BGA response here.
The BGA Airworthiness and Maintenance Procedure for CS-STAN has been updated. This information is aimed at glider owners and inspectors. Please read more here.
The BGA Airworthiness and Maintenance Procedure for Battery Maintenance and Testing has been updated and includes important guidance on the airworthiness of battery mounts. This information is aimed at glider owners and inspectors. Please read more here.
The International Air Tattoo will take place at RAF Fairford and result in a number of airspace restrictions from 19-22 July including a NATO celebration flypast on the 19th and 20th that uses an area of airspace to the north of Fairford. Please refer to the RA(T) detail for the…
There are airspace restrictions in place around the Silverstone area to protect helicopter operations on the 12th & 13th July. The details are available here. On Sunday 14 July 2019, the British Grand Prix will be held at Silverstone and in support of this the Red Arrows will conduct a…
The BGA office will be closed on Wed 26th June for a staff training day. The office will be open as usual from 8am on the 27th June.