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On 27 November the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced that initial pilot training will now be possible in aircraft with national permit to fly certification if the pilot being trained is the owner, or a joint owner, of the aircraft being used.

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Friday, November 27, 2015

On 26 November the Civil Aviation Authority approved a series of major airspace changes covering eastern and southern England, which it says will enable aircraft to fly more efficiently, help reduce the number of low-level flights and reduce the environmental impact of commercial aviation.

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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Artist's impression of the P2012 Traveller (illustration: Tecnam)

Tecnam has chosen the latest version of Lycoming’s ‘integrated Electronic’ (iE2) TEO-540-C1A engine for its eleven-seat P2012 Traveller.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Part 21 regulates the approval of aircraft design, production organisations and certification of aircraft PHOTO: EASA

The 2nd EASA Technical Publication is now available for free download

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Monday, November 23, 2015
Manned version of the P2006T MRI PHOTO: Tecnam

Details have just been released of technology and defence consultancy INDRA’s plans for an unmanned version of its P2006T MRI maritime reconnaissance and intelligence aircraft, presented in September at a London conference on maritime reconnaissance.

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Friday, November 20, 2015
By our count, NASA's artwork shows the aircraft to have no less than twenty electric motors. Perhaps the outers are turbine generators of some kind? ILLUSTRATION: NASA

NASA engineers at the Armstrong Flight Research Centre in California are progressing with an ‘X-Plane’ aimed at demonstrating the efficiency of using an array of small electric motors rather than conventional engines on general aviation aircraft.

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Friday, November 20, 2015
The latest handheld airband tranceivers are 8.33kHz compatible

A shortage of aviation radio frequencies across Europe means that most existing frequencies are being split to reduce the gap between them, allowing the introduction of more frequencies. As a result owners of GA aircraft will need to ensure that any radios fitted can transmit and receive on both 8.33kHz and 25kHz by 1 January 2018.

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Friday, October 30, 2015
Mathias with villagers in Kaiam

How would I land here? It’s a question that Mission Aviation Fellowship’s bush pilots ask themselves on a regular basis! Reaching some of the most isolated areas across the world is a challenge not just for the pilot but for the whole team behind flight operations.

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Friday, October 2, 2015
1/8th share £4,000 available

1/8th share £4,000 available

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Situated 1 mile West of Great Massingham, N W Norfolk

For sale: a large residential barn, two holiday lets, a workshop, hangar, paddocks and two landing strips

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Price reduced to £20,000, hangared at Lydd

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Autogyro seeks sales team member

Autogyro is looking for dynamic and forward thinking people to join their expanding team

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Monday, October 26, 2015

What there is to enjoy in the world of aviation over the next two months.

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Aviators Ball 2013 - 'Aviators Ball' © Geoff Collins, Flickr, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Tickets are now on sale for the Aviators Ball 2015 taking place November 28 at the Sofitel Hotel, Heathrow.

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Friday, September 18, 2015

What there is to enjoy in the world of aviation over the next two weeks.

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 August will see Dunsfold Park near Guildford in Surrey come alive to the roar of engines for the 2015 demonstration of flying and supercars.

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Matt Hall of Austrailia, Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2015 © Joerg Mitter

Following last year’s success, 40,000 spectators gathered at Ascot to watch the world’s fastest motorsport series; the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, for the second year running. The race witnessed triumph for Great Britain once again, with Paul Bonhomme snatching first place with a spectacular 1.06.416 seconds on the clock. If you missed all of the action, here’s some photographs and videos from the sensational World Championship 2015.

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