LAA Appoint new Head of Pilot Coaching
Jan11

LAA Appoint new Head of Pilot Coaching

David Cockburn has been appointed the new Head of Training for the LAA’s flagship Pilot Coaching Scheme, which through its nationwide network of coaches offers members flying training specific to LAA types and operations, including biennial reviews, tailwheel conversions, type conversions, strip flying diplomas, differences and recency training. The LAA say that David brings with him a wealth of experience gained both as a military...

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A Change is Gonna Come
Dec27

A Change is Gonna Come

Secretary of State for Transport, pilot and aircraft owner, Grant Shapps MP: After many years of being largely ignored by central Government, and occasional neglect and disinterest bordering on hostility, the UK General Aviation (GA) sector – and the aviation training industry that operates within it – is being offered a vision of a brighter future and imminent practical measures to help GA, from the Government department...

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APPG-GA appoints new Chair
Nov27

APPG-GA appoints new Chair

With Grant Shapps appointment as Transport Secretary earlier in July, it was incumbent upon him to stand down as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation. The APPG has recently confirmed his replacement, Mark Pritchard MP. Speaking of the change in chairmanship, the group said: “We would like to congratulate Grant on his appointment, and we wish him and his new team the very best of luck in their roles. “We are...

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