UK GA airfield survey launches
Jan12

UK GA airfield survey launches

An aviation association established to protect the interests of General Aviation (GA) airfields is launching a survey this month designed to gather information on this vital, but dwindling, segment of UK aviation infrastructure. The Airfield Operators Group (AOG) says that a Strategic Aerodrome Network (SAN) has been discussed for many years but has yet to take root and in the meantime many airfields are continuing to come under...

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Wellesbourne one step closer to a secure future
Feb04

Wellesbourne one step closer to a secure future

Stratford Council have confirmed it is progressing with a planning application for a redeveloped runway and associated facilities at Wellesbourne (Mountford) Airfield (EGBW), confirming that surrounding areas will be earmarked for industrial development rather than housing. This update comes In the form of a report titled ‘Wellesbourne Airfield update’, dated 6 February 2023, intended to “provide the Cabinet with an update on the...

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UK Government publishes return to flight guidance for GA
May15

UK Government publishes return to flight guidance for GA

Breaking news… Shortly after 12pm today (15 May 2020) UK government published an update on return to flight measures for the GA community. The update is available here Further updates to follow shortly.

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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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