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Norway’s pioneers in electric aviation, Equator Aircraft, have joined the world’s first electric air race with a team including the group’s founder and CEO Tomas Brødreskift

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The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced that the current exemption that allows General Aviation (GA) pilots to self-declare their medical fitness, that was due to expire on Wednesday 8 April 2020, has been extended to remain in place until 8 November 2020

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The scholarship, appropriately for its title, offers training to Private Pilot’s Licence standard on the classic and vintage de Havilland DH82A Tiger Moths of the Cambridge Flying Group at Cambridge Airport

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On March 31 the Government released further information on coronavirus guidance that ‘precludes recreational GA flying’

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Join In LAA launches new art competition for kids

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Entries can be drawn, painted or computer generated and must be posted to the LAA by 30 June 2020

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The UK Civil Aviation Authority has made the decision to extend the deadline of the public engagement on the proposed criteria that the Civil Aviation Authority will use to determine whether to accept the Airspace Change Masterplan

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FAI rent-a-jet AG, Germany’s leading Air Ambulance Specialist and Special Mission Operator has been working around the clock to help evacuate those in need following unprecedented demand from the spread of coronavirus

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Before the coronavirus lockdown, Pilot Editor Philip Whiteman and Assistant Editor Eugenio Facci joined Andrew Latham, Chairman of the Guild of Aviation Artists and LAA CEO Steve Slater in selecting the UK prize winners of the 2020 FAI Young Artists Contest for children aged six to seventeen

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Professional flight training specialist Leading Edge Aviation is among the organisations setting up ‘virtual classrooms’ to deliver Ground School training to students during the Covid-19 period of isolation

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Light Aircraft Association CEO Steve Slater has released the below advice to all pilots in light of the ongoing Covid-19 situation

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The club will be able to stay on the site but will be unable to fly, effectively forcing the club’s closure

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Ultimate Aerobatics, in partnership with Total UK Aviation Fuels, is offering scholarships for two pilots

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A number of members have contacted the LAA with concerns regarding the continuation of GA flying as COVID precautions are increasing

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The aviation community is our extended ‘family’ and the team at VA Airline Training would like to support any pilots affected by redundancy where they can

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Skyborne Airline Academy is setting out a series of measures to support pilots affected by the collapse of the airline Flybe

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The deadline for free listing in Pilot magazine’s essential Where to Fly Guide is fast approaching! If you are a new organisation or have not yet responded to our request for updated information, now is the time to act

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On 12 February the Aviation Minister, Paul Maynard, launched the Airfield Development Fund

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Farnborough Airport’s giant airspace grab has come into effect, with the establishment of two class D Control Zones (CTRs) around the airport, along with seven Class D Control Areas (CTAs) and two Class E Control Areas (CTAs)

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British Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that the UK will no longer be a member state of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after December 31 when EU law will cease to apply to the UK

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British Aerobatics will make the draw to win a flight in a Spitfire on March 11

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LAA fleet reaches record size

Monday, March 9, 2020

The Light Aircraft Association (LAA) started the new year with a record fleet size of 2,827 aircraft on valid Permits to Fly

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Toyota, the world’s largest car maker, recently invested £301m in California-based Joby Aviation, which is working on an electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) air taxi

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Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam recently announced its P2002 Sierra MkII light aircraft has obtained certification to the new German 600kg rules

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Piper Aircraft have announced a 27% increase in aircraft deliveries for 2019

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The Federal Aviation Administration has warned BlackBird, a company that describes itself as an ‘online marketplace’, that it is in breach of aviation regulations, and that the pilots listed in its database risk incurring sanctions

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Hyundai and Uber unveiled in January the Hyundai S-A1 Personal Air Vehicle (PAV) electric VTOL aircraft concept

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The first ever A380 to enter scheduled service, and also the first ever to be retired, has been turned into a new edition of rare Aviationtags

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Canadian firm to make hemp aircraft

Thursday, February 13, 2020

The appropriately named Canadian company Hempearth Group is building a ‘world first’ in the form of an aeroplane that would be made almost entirely from hemp

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Rolls-Royce electric racer unveiled

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Rolls-Royce has unveiled at Gloucestershire Airport its electric project aeroplane, ACCEL which is intended to set a new speed world record of more than 300mph at some point in 2020

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Cotswold Airport (Kemble) has just had another CAP 1616 green light to move onto consultation for its proposed GPS approaches

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