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Piper Aircraft has appointed Wycombe Air Park (Booker)-based British European Aviation Group (BEA) as its exclusive dealer for the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands, which ‘represent some of the most active private aviation markets in Europe,’ the manufacturer says

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New CAA airspace change portal

Friday, January 19, 2018

The CAA has launched a new airspace change portal to ‘help ensure that the revised process, announced in December 2017, is fair, transparent, comprehensible and proportionate’.

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Following a campaign led by Isle of Wight residents and the local press, an earlier decision by the council has been reversed and Ellis was honoured at a ceremony on January 17

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To support the implementation of the new airspace design process, the CAA is hosting an open day in London on Tuesday February 6

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Another popular act from past Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshows has been confirmed for next Easter’s 30th Anniversary event.

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Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH (Austria) and Wanfeng Aviation Industry Co., Ltd., are delighted to jointly announce the completion of the acquisition of Diamond Aircraft Group by Wanfeng Aviation Industry Co., Ltd

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Sajid Javid MP has said that officials in his department will now be reviewing existing policy in liaison with the Department for Transport

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The BLOODHOUND Project today announced plans to run BLOODHOUND SSC for the first time on its dry lake bed race track at Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape, South Africa, in October 2018

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On 1 January 2018 NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services, launches an online pre-notification tool for all GA flights wishing to transit Class D controlled airspace within the London area

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On 19 December engine manufacturer BRP received the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Type Certificate for its new Rotax 915 iSc3 A aircraft engine

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Garmin has received FAA and EASA approvals of additional G5 EFIS capabilities, including the installation of the G5 in place of an existing directional gyro or horizontal situational indicator in select certified fixed-wing GA aircraft

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The British Woman Pilots’ Association has announced the first of ‘a number of exciting scholarships’ for female pilots in 2018, the BWPA Easy PPL Ground School Scholarships 2018 - two scholarships each worth £1600

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On 13 December the UK Civil Aviation Authority formally presented Slovenian light aircraft producer the Pipistrel Group with its A8-21 Certificate, confirming that Pipistrel meets the exacting standards required by the authority to design and manufacture aircraft for the UK market

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…going to be announced later today, Friday 8 December

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Cessna launches new utility twin

Thursday, December 7, 2017

On 28 November Textron Aviation confirmed long circulating rumours that it was developing a new ‘clean sheet’ twin-turboprop utility aircraft, now revealed as the Cessna SkyCourier 408, with FedEx Express as launch customer

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The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on GA announced in early December that it now enjoyed the support of a record 85 Parliamentarians, making it one of the biggest APPGs in the current parliament and further strengthening the voice of GA

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10,000 RV homebuilts have flown

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Van’s Aircraft reports that an RV-7 built by David Porter of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has been ‘officially’ recognised as the 10,000th example of its RV series of homebuilts to fly

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Commercial pilots can now apply for a licence online, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced. The new service is part of the CAA’s plans to update the personnel licensing system for the UK aviation industry, with private licence applications following next year

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On 6 December Garmin will be hosting a webinar on the new TXi product family, hosted by Trevor Pegrum and Ben Smith of Garmin Europe

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New CAA Chief Executive appointed

Friday, December 1, 2017

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has announced the appointment of Richard Moriarty as its new Chief Executive. Richard was appointed following ‘a rigorous selection process including a significant number of excellent candidates’. He will succeed Andrew Haines, whose term of office is due to expire in the Summer of 2018

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AutoGyro builds its 1,500th MTOsport

Friday, November 24, 2017

German autogyro manufacturer AutoGyro has delivered its 1,500th MTOsport to a customer in China

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Cone dominated the final in Thailand in his Grove-Winged Cassutt after initially being relegated to third place at the start of the race

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Noting that aircraft maintenance organisations and avionics fitters have been overwhelmed by demand, the CAA has agreed to invoke a number of exemptions that will run until to the end of 2018, confirming that until 31 December next year 25kHz radios may continue to be used when communicating exclusively with 25kHz ground stations

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Only 15 crews have made the shortlist after 675 keen teams entered the initial application phase

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Display pilot Keith Sissons

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pilot is saddened to report that display pilot Keith Sissons died on 26 October in the Kent nursing home where he had been living for several years.

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Windecker soon expect to receive certification from China’s flying authority

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Icom is offering an excellent opportunity for pilots to meet the 8.33 radio deadline and save money with its new airband radio scrappage scheme, which runs until the end of 2017.

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Contributing editor and former BA captain Bob Grimstead has been in Perth to take part in WorldFlight, an annual virtual competition that sees crews fly a simulator around the world for the Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service

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The transition period to the new timetable for existing facilities will begin next April

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Canada’s Scott Holmes is aiming to be the young upstart when he goes wing tip to wing tip with the best air racing pilots in the world next week – in the fastest motorsport on the planet

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