Line in the Air?
Sep01

Line in the Air?

As FTN went to print last month, the UK Civil Aviation Authority published its decision to grant Farnborough Airport new controlled airspace, some six years after the possibility of controlled airspace for Farnborough had first been formally mooted. The airspace proposal put forward by airport operators TAG Farnborough Airport was modified by the CAA, in order it said to afford easier access to non-commercial, light aircraft traffic,...

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Regulatory Roundabout
Apr09

Regulatory Roundabout

08 April 2018 was supposed to be a key date for adoption of new pilot training and licensing regulations across Europe, but procedural delays at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have meant that most of these regulations are now being rolled back and National Aviation Authorities are having to postpone their implementation plans. For individual pilots, the largest impact is the requirement to hold an EASA PPL (also known as a...

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FASVIG Gets Funding to Continue Airspace Work
Apr08

FASVIG Gets Funding to Continue Airspace Work

Following its unsuccessful bid for continuation funding from the FAS Investment Board in November 2017, the Future Airspace Strategy VFR Implementation Group (FASVIG) has now received a reprieve after its funding bid for 21 month’s work was submitted and accepted. The FASVIG team presented the outline plan for this new programme of work to stakeholders on 21 March. In addition to increased GA communications and engagement, the FASVIG...

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