ASP receives a VIP visitor at Norwich
May10

ASP receives a VIP visitor at Norwich

Aviation Skills Partnership say that they were honoured and delighted to receive Prime Minister Theresa May at the International Aviation Academy – Norwich, a couple of weeks into the general election campaign. The visit enabled ASP and partners Norse Group, KLM UK Engineering, City College Norwich and University of East Anglia to showcase the facility and allowed the Prime Minister to meet students and aspiring aviators. Simon Witts,...

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‘Plan before take-off’ urge NATS
May09

‘Plan before take-off’ urge NATS

The UK National Air Traffic Service (NATS) is urging pilots to carry-out proper pre-flight planning in order to avoid unintended and unauthorised entry into controlled airspace. So called ‘infringement’ incidents have been increasing in the UK and are viewed as a significant hazard in particular by controllers responsible for areas of controlled airspace. NATS say that every year, their air traffic controllers see approximately 600...

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Court judgement offers new hope for airfields embattled by noise complaints
May07

Court judgement offers new hope for airfields embattled by noise complaints

The latest twist in a long-running court case between the owners of Denham airfield and a couple living close to the airfield boundary has opened up new legal options for airfields which find themselves under siege from noise complaints from near-by residents. The battle between Norman and Lorna Peires and the owners of Denham airfield near Gerrards Cross, in Buckinghamshire, came to a head in 2016 when the couple went to the High...

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NATS launches live flight tracking app
May05

NATS launches live flight tracking app

A new flight tracking app from National Air Traffic Service (NATS), the UK air traffic control company, is promising users real-time UK radar data as well as a unique three dimensional view of air traffic over the UK. Most existing flight tracking apps use a crowd sourced version of ADS-B technology. This provides excellent flight tracking of ADS-B equipped aircraft, but coverage is limited to these aircraft. Airspace Explorer uses...

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CTC Aviation rebrands as part of ‘L3 Commercial Training Solutions’
May03

CTC Aviation rebrands as part of ‘L3 Commercial Training Solutions’

L3 Electronic Systems has announced that products and services from its companies Link UK, CTC Aviation and Aerosim Technologies will now be delivered under one unified brand which it is calling ‘L3 Commercial Training Solutions’ (L3 CTS). L3 CTS will provide a full spectrum of pilot training solutions, including cadet pilot training, airline training, aircrew resourcing, simulation systems and training centres, such as the new...

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