BNU partners with two Oxford Airport-based flight schools
Feb19

BNU partners with two Oxford Airport-based flight schools

Buckinghamshire New University’s (BNU) Schoolof Aviation and Security has announced the launch of its ATO Preferred Partner programme with Leading Edge Aviation (LEAL) and Pilot Flight Training (PFT), both based at Oxford Airport. BNU describes its Preferred Partner scheme as a quality mark initiative that gives current and perspective BNU pilot degree students further information about the range of choices they can make for their...

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Helicentre’s ‘flying’ operations start at London Oxford Airport
Jan05

Helicentre’s ‘flying’ operations start at London Oxford Airport

Helicentre is starting flying training from its new London Oxford Airport (LOA) base this month. Leicester Airport-headquartered Helicentre opened its satellite operation at LOA last year, commencing operations with a simulator hall housing an AW109 FNPT II MCC simulator. The CAA approved simulator is used to deliver procedural training towards the Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MEIR), as well as multi-engine type ratings and IR...

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CAA rejects airspace change proposals from London Oxford Airport and RAF Brize Norton
Feb11

CAA rejects airspace change proposals from London Oxford Airport and RAF Brize Norton

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed today that it has rejected applications for new complex bocks of airspace surrounding both London Oxford Airport (LOA) and RAF Brize Norton. According to the CAA, LOA’s Airspace Change Proposal (ACP) has been rejected on a number of grounds, including a lack of a compelling case for the creation of a Transponder Mandatory Zone (TMZ), which the CAA says was compounded by a...

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