Emma Gorman

Additional funding for electronic conspicuity devices announced

The Department for Transport (DfT) will be making additional funding available to encourage the UK’s General Aviation (GA) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) communities to adopt electronic conspicuity devices, it has been announced. The decision will see a rebate scheme run by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), in operation since October last year, extended until …

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New Temporary danger areas and Government Petition

New Temporary danger areas proposed around Waddington and Lossiemouth for UAV activity Thanks to our Member Graham Robson for bringing this to our attention. He says “I wonder if you could circulate this to all our members and encourage them to offer their response to the authorities, before it’s too late.UC ACP-2020-100 is the proposal …

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Brize and Oxford, National Licences and STOL

Brize and Oxford Airspace change UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has informed London Oxford Airport and RAF Brize Norton that it will refuse both airspace change proposals. You are able to view the decision documents explaining the  decisions for the two airspace change proposals here: London Oxford Airport RAF Brize Norton When considering proposals to …

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UK to revert to previous rules for Visibility and Distance from Cloud Minima for flying VMC in class D

From 20 May 2021, the UK will revert to the rules on flight visibility and distance from cloud in class D airspace that existed up to 26 March 2020. This reflects the wave of feeling seen in the submission to the recent General Aviation Consultation on life after leaving EASA. The changes to the visual …

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