Mission Aviation Fellowship
Farm Strip Flying in Kent
Oct10

Farm Strip Flying in Kent

Farm strip flying to and from  Harringe Court Farm and Ripple Farm onboard a 2011 Pipersport, also known as the PS28 or SportCruiser in North America. Both farm strips are located in Kent and the ‘garden of England’ and have tricky yet rewarding approaches. Harringe Court Farm is located near Folkstone, while Ripple Farm is located near Canterbury.  ...

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BMAA Young Person’s Flying Bursary open for applications
Mar01

BMAA Young Person’s Flying Bursary open for applications

The British Microlight Aircraft Association (the BMAA) has announced details of this year’s Young Person’s Flying Bursary. Awarded annually, this funding is open to “selected candidates between the ages of 15 and 20” who meet certain selection criteria. In order to qualify for initial selection, candidates must be able to show a dedication to microlight flying; either having commenced training with a microlight instructor (and passed...

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Microlight aircraft flight hours to count towards EASA PPL recency and revalidation
Jun22

Microlight aircraft flight hours to count towards EASA PPL recency and revalidation

European representative body Europe Air Sports (EAS) has claimed a victory after finally convincing the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to permit hours flown in fixed-wing microlights to count towards the recency and revalidation of an EASA PPL or LAPL. Ever since the advent of EASA (2003), the Agency has refused to recognise hours spent flying fixed-wing microlights being included in the minimum currency requirement for...

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