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Friday, July 13, 2018

Legal papers have been served by law firm DMH Stallard on behalf of Wayne Bayley on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), seeking a judicial review of the CAA’s position in respect of the age related flying restriction for commercial pilots

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Pilot editor Philip Whiteman has had his say in response to the CAA’s decision on TAG Farnborough’s airspace change proposal

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

An airspace change proposal by TAG Farnborough Airport has been largely approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a series of airspace restrictions for the visit to the UK of the US President.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Greenpeace flew the drone into the facility in Bugey in an attempt to make authorities aware of security issues at the facility and others like it

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Monday, July 9, 2018

From July 16 - 22 the PAL-V Liberty will have its aviation debut at the Farnborough International Airshow

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Upcoming film Spitfire will preview in over 200 UK cinemas and select RAF bases in the Falklands and Malta for one day only on Tuesday July 17 to commemorate the centenary of the RAF

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a series of airspace restrictions to accommodate the transatlantic flight of a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc built SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft flying into RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the 100th anniversary of the beginning of regular airmail service with a Forever stamp. This stamp celebrates the courage of the pioneering airmail carriers and the foresight of those who fostered the new service and made it a success.

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Monday, July 2, 2018

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation has written to Business Secretary Greg Clark MP highlighting the key role the General Aviation sector can play in supporting the UK’s Industrial Strategy.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

A recent judgement by a District Judge at Birmingham County Court has again cast doubt on the future of Wellesbourne airfield

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Friday, June 29, 2018

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation has pressed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to speed up the roll-out of GPS approaches at aerodromes across the UK, after the UK’s aviation regulator admitted the four-year delay in approving them “has not been our finest hour”.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Pilot magazine’s editorial team reviews Spitfire, the cinema documentary directed by David Fairhead and Ant Palmer, scheduled for one night event screening on 17 July in selected cinemas and released in UK cinemas on 20 July

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Friday, June 29, 2018

“My Dream to Fly” is the theme for the UK’s Aviation Art Contest 2019, for 6-17 year olds. Winning UK entries will be sent to Lausanne in 2019 for the FAI Young Artists Contest

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

As part of its Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) programme, NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to design, build and flight¬test a manned Low¬Boom Flight Demonstrator ‘X¬plane’

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a series of airspace restrictions to protect the flypast in July to commemorate 100 years of the Royal Air Force (RAF)

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Trig is delighted to announce that the TN72 GPS Position Source now has EASA minor change approval and it can now be installed in EASA-certified aircraft covered by the approval

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

At the Air League’s Annual Reception, held at St James’s Palace on 6 June, Pilot magazine was presented with a framed address celebrating fifty years of publication

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Extended scope of training and self-fly hire to be allowed in UK National Permit to Fly aircraft

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Monday, June 11, 2018

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is currently contracted to administer radio licences for UK aircraft and ground stations on behalf of Ofcom. Ofcom has decided that in future it will issue aeronautical radio licences itself.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Nick Bloom visits Redhill near Gatwick to meet the staff and visitors at this up and coming airfield that is not as daunting as it might appear, given its location.

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH has delivered the first DA62 MPP special mission aircraft. Launch customer for the latest MPP generation is DEA Specialised Airborne Operations based at Gamston Airport, UK, a full service provider of airborne sensing solutions

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Two men, aged 61 and 42, died when their Magnus eFusion electric aircraft crashed on Thursday in a field close to a road in Pogany, Hungary

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Friday, June 1, 2018

Honda’s newest state-of-the-Art, environmentally responsible aircraft features increased range, updated avionics suite and enhanced cabin amenities

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

2018 is the fifth year of The Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers scholarship in memory of Sir Geoffrey de Havilland and applications close on July 1

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Friday, May 25, 2018

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has opened a new funding period to assist general aviation pilots who still need to buy an 8.33 kHz radio for their aircraft

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Major events require a major security operation, and the recent Royal Wedding was one of the biggest operations in recent times

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The sunny weather last week saw the new Helipad on Isle of Arran’s brewery in action for the first time with visitors arriving by helicopter for a brewery tour

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Monday, May 21, 2018

The new price reduces the cost of fuel by 17 pence per litre from that offered throughout 2017, and represents a significant saving for residents and visitors alike

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Helicentre Aviation Academy has opened its 2019 UK EASA Professional Helicopter Pilot Scholarship Programme and is now accepting applications for the Commercial Pilot’s Licence and Flight Instructor Certificate

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Helicentre Aviation is based in Leicester and Winter Haven in Florida offering professional pilot training courses to get your career off to a flying start

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Friday, May 18, 2018

In July 2017 Dave McCarthy completed a mammoth 500 km flight in the skies above Wales – that’s not even the furthest flight that these gliders can complete

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Two years worth of discussions with a major third party has led, this month, to a very significant development that will aid BLOODHOUND’s ability to raise funds and set up an attempt in October or November 2019

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Monday, May 14, 2018

The Defence Minister, The Rt Hon Tobias Ellwood MP, has pledged to look again at the military aerodromes being disposed as part of the Ministry of Defence estate modernisation programme

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Friday, May 11, 2018

At April’s Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai Textron announced orders from Chinese customers for 52 Cessna Skyhawks, all to be delivered this year

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Enjoying record high temperatures for May and some of the best flying weather so far this year, last weekend’s Microlight Fair left traders and customers basking in a warm glow

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Friday, May 11, 2018

The online user portal launched in January by NATS promises to make it easier to cross controlled airspace. We put it to the test. Words by Colin Goodwin, photos by Philip Whiteman

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Brooklands Museum in Surrey, the most prolific aviation manufacturing site in Europe and site of the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit, has been announced as a finalist for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018, the biggest museum prize in the world

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Friday, May 4, 2018

In its formal decision (CAP 164) published late in April the CAA’s Safety and Airspace Regulation Group declared that it had decided not to approve Exeter and Devon Airport’s ACP

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Midlands-Based ATO (Approved Training Organisation) Helicentre Aviation Academy has announced the launch of a brand new two-day EASA Helicopter Flight Instructor refresher seminar, the first of which is due to take place on 23rd and 24th May 2018

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

The all-new two-seat tandem gyroplane type received Design Approval from the UK CAA for UK operations on 18th April 2018

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Europe’s most popular flying software wins UK’s most prestigious business award

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Europa Aircraft is celebrating its silver jubilee, 25 years after the flight of the first production aircraft and the company has launched a range of 25 Anniversary limited edition merchandise to mark the occasion

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. announced today its aircraft sales and delivery results for the first quarter of 2018, ending March 31

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Will Hosie was upside down for 11 minutes and 30 seconds and has raised £3,700 for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Patrick Ky was unanimously re-elected by EASA’s management board and will now serve a second term of five years

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

At the official opening of the 26th AERO at Friedrichafen – Europe’s leading GA expo and the place to see light aviation’s future unfold in front of your eye - the development of quiet and environmentally-friendly electric aircraft continues to pick up speed and dominate the headlines

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

This year’s Royal Air Force centenary and the connections between rugby and the RAF will be celebrated by the opening of a new exhibition at the World Rugby Museum at Twickenham Stadium

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Monday, April 16, 2018

The Housing Secretary promises to balance the economic contribution of general aviation with development needs

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

The CAA has released a new version of its listening squawks flight card together with LARS frequencies

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