Mission Aviation Fellowship

March 2023: Dates for your Diary

A look ahead to noteable dates and deadlines for March 2023:

  • Saturday 4 March: Cranfield University Open Day

Cranfield University, Bedford. For “those interested in postgraduate study”, the University offers “the widest selection of specialist aerospace postgraduate degrees in the UK“. A registration form can be completed via this link.

Event scheduled from 10:00 – 15:00. More info here.

  • Saturday 11 March: 2FLY UK Seminar

The Hilton Garden Inn, Heathrow Airport. “The seminar is designed to show you how you can forge a career as an airline pilot working for one of Europe’s leading airlines,” claim the organisers. Online reservation is required, although parking is free.

Event scheduled from 11:00 – 12:30. More info here.

  • Tuesday 14 March: Honourable Company of Air Pilots Gliding Scholarship applications close

Applications for this year’s Gliding Scholarships – a residential course scheduled to take place this July / August – will be closing at 12:00 noon on 14 March. Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview in London on either 26 or 27 April.

More information, and an application form, can be found here.

  • Tuesday 14 March: GASCo safety evening, Gloster strut

The Victory Club, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Contact Mike Waldron on 07787 123981.

[email protected]

  • Sunday 19 March: CAA CAP 1616 consultation closes 

The deadline for the Civil Aviation Authority’s airspace change guidance consultation, extended by a fortnight due to “interest across the sector“, will now close on 19 March. The CAA “welcome views fro all stakeholders affected by airspace change” via their dedicated consultation website. 

Questions may also be directed to [email protected]

  • Wednesday 22 March: GASCo safety evening, Wycombe Air Park

Wycombe Air Park, Booker. Contact Joanna Savage on 01494 443737.

[email protected]

  • Saturday 25 March: Scotland’s Pilot Careers and Flight Training Seminar 2023

The Holiday Inn, Glasgow Airport. Hosts ACS Flight Training will also be awarding their 2023 Flying Scholarship at the event. Early Bird tickets £2.50 (ending on 11 March) and standard tickets £5.00.

Event scheduled from 11:00 – 16:00 More info here.

  • Saturday 25 March: Young Aviator’s Dinner 

The RAF Club, Piccadilly, London. The event will be co-hosted by The Air League and the Honourable Company of Air Pilots. Places available in advance: individual members £59.50, guests £69.50.

Event scheduled from 18:15 – 22:30. More info here. 

  • Saturday 25 March: Pilot Careers Live Madrid 

Hotel NH Collection Eurobuilding, Madrid. One of five European Pilot Careers Live events. Tickets free but bookable in advance online. 

Event scheduled from 10:00 – 16:30. More info here.

  • Thursday 30 March: GASCo safety evening, Goodwood Aero Club 

The Aerodrome Cafe, Goodwood, Chichester. Contact Amy Harte 01243 755066 or 07889 979820. [email protected]

  • Friday 31 March: The Royal Aero Club Trust bursary applications close

A number of bursaries are available from The Royal Aero Club Trust, covering four main areas: flying, flight simulators, aeromodelling, and an advanced category. Applicants between 14-21 (24 for the latter category) have until the end of the month to apply.

More info can be found here. 



Author: FTN Editor

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