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On 12 February the CAA published without fanfare General Exemption E 4843, which allows holders of ‘legacy’ national licences to continue to fly UK registered TMGs (touring motor gliders), helicopters and aeroplanes certified by EASA or operating on an EASA Permit to Fly

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA), welcomes the release of the General Aviation’s strategy, but calls on the CAA to be more ambitious

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On 29 January the Civil Aviation Authority published CAP1754 – General Aviation Strategy 2018-23 on its Skywise web page

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The future of Snowdonia Aerospace Centre at Llanbedr Airfield has been safeguarded following its allocation by the Snowdonia National Park Authority (SNPA) in the recently adopted Eryri Local Development Plan covering the period to 2031

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After a huge staff increase in 2018, the company now is looking to employ even more people in 2019 as production is doubling

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Piper Aircraft announced today the warranty for all M600 aircraft will be increased from five years / 1,000 flight hours to five years / 1,500 flight hours effective immediately

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A formation of World War Two aircraft will return to Normandy this year - for what may be the final time. An emotional flypast will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings

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Lynx Avionics have announced that the business has been acquired by DAC and has moved to a new larger production facility. With the restructuring and relocation, the business intends to enter a new phase of development and expansion

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The first flight of the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 [sic] Defiant high-speed rigid rotor coaxial rotorcraft, expected to have taken place before the end of 2018, has been delayed following discovery of ‘minor problems’ during trials of the powertrain system test bed (PSTB)

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Pilatus has delivered the first PC-24 Super Versatile Jet equipped with a medevac interior to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia

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Commercial flight school, FTA Global, is upgrading its Multi-Crew Cooperation Course (MCC) to include Jet Orientation (JOC) and Airline Readiness Training

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On 13 December Boeing delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the fastest-selling twin-aisle jet in history

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As previously reported, in November Lasham Gliding Society were granted leave for a judicial review on two of the three grounds of complaint against the Farnborough ACP. Leave for a third ground was given only in so far as it was linked to the first two

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The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Rachel Gardner-Poole as the new Head of its General Aviation Unit. She will take up the post later this year following the departure of current head Tony Rapson after more than five years

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Elite Helicopters is pleased to announce the delivery of a brand new Cabri G2, G-SHAZ, which will be based at the Company’s facility at Goodwood Aerodrome

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NASA has committed to a development programme that will lead to the first flight of its X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft in 2021

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The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has revealed it paid out more than £2.65m in grants to the GA community towards purchase of 8.33 kHz compatible radios

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The plan at Blackpool Airport lays out how they’ll safeguard jobs, create new jobs and develop the area while the new CAA search portal gives easy online access to analyse proposed airspace changes

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Tecnam have announced that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded full type certification to the P2012 Traveller, a decision much anticipated by many airlines

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As 2018 came to a close, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) awarded Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd a Production Organisation Approval

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Derek Piggott, powered pilot, glider pilot and instructor has died aged 96. During his career Piggott flew well over 300 different types of aircraft and was also an occasional stunt pilot

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The scholarships included are for the PPL, gliding and the Flight Instructor Certificate

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The Light Aircraft Association starts 2019 with 7,725 active members; an increase from 7,638 in 2018 making the LAA the UK’s largest powered flying member organisation by a significant margin

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The challenges facing the UK’s aviation manufacturing and engineering industries are the focus of a new initiative by the 177-parliamentarian strong All-Party Parliamentary Group for General Aviation (APPG-GA)

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Fatal accidents in experimental category aircraft, including amateur-built aircraft, continued their decline during the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2018 fiscal year that ended September 30, falling to historic lows

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Santa Claus has a new method of gift delivery this year, the Ultimate Aerobatics Pitts Special aerobatic aeroplane

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COPTRZ, the UK’s leading commercial drone solution provider, launched a complete turnkey drone detection solution in April 2018, designed to protect airports from the threat of drones

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The most recent features and functionality on the TBM 930 – the high-end model in Daher’s very fast turboprop aircraft family – are spotlighted in a new video which you can see below

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Norfolk-based A8-1 approved aircraft manufacturer The Light Aircraft Company Ltd, are pleased to announce that they have acquired the designs and assets of Medway Microlights based on the Isle of Grain, Kent, with immediate effect

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The Saudi National Company of Aviation (SNCA), a CAE Authorized Training Centre, has selected Diamond Aircraft twin DA42-VI and single DA40 NG for its training centre

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