News and Notices

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…

Airspace Inquiry

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) is parliament’s largest APPG, With 174 MPs and Peers. The parliamentary group works to educate parliamentarians and ministers about the role that aviation plays in society and our economic nation’s prosperity. The APPG has five expert Working Groups covering Airfields, Airspace, Tax…

Bailing Out Information

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The BGA safety briefing ‘Parachuting after a mid-air collision’ is available here.  More recently, the BGA has posted on its Safety and Training YouTube channel a bailout presentation by G Dale that is based on his own experience. The presentation can be viewed here.  

NPPL/PPL(A) Theoretical Knowledge Examinations

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Pilots training for the NPPL/PPL(A) who are members of BGA clubs, who have completed the required ground study, and who are deemed ready to take the CAA’s NPPL/PPL Theoretical Knowledge Examinations can apply to sit the exams at the BGA office. Please note that all sittings will be by appointment…

Inter Club League Champions 2018

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The Inter Club League final took place at Booker GC on 1/2 September. After two days of racing and a very close finish, the Bicester GC team came out on top with the Bristol and Gloucester GC team in second place. The results are here. Congratulations to the winners and…

Restrictions of Flying

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All pilots are respectfully reminded that restrictions of flying continue to be scheduled during August and September. Full details are available in the UK AIP by clicking on this link Please note that NOTAMs will highlight any changes or developments.

Gloucester airport frequency changes

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Gloucester airport has announced frequency changes effective from 1 September 2018; Tower – 122.905 Approach – 128.555 Radar – 120.980 ATIS – 127.480

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