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CAA Response to AAIB Safety Recommendations

As part of the comprehensive review of civil air display safety following the tragic Shoreham Airshow accident, the CAA has published updates to its responses to the following AAIB recommendations: 2015 – 045; 2015 – 046: 2015 – 047; 2017 – 009 CAP 1663 – CAA response to AAIB Recommendation 2015-045 (April 2018) CAP 1664 – CAA response to AAIB Recommendation 2015-046 (April 2018) CAP 1665 – CAA response to AAIB Recommendation 2015-047 (April 2018) CAP 1666 – CAA response to AAIB Recommendation 2017-009 (April 2018)...

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New version of CAP632: Permit to fly ex-military aircraft

The Civil Aviation Authority has published the 6th edition of CAP632; Operation of ‘Permit-to-Fly’ ex-military aircraft on the UK register . This CAP specifies the operational requirements that an applicant for the issue of a Permit-to-Fly for an ex-military aircraft is required to meet. The maintenance requirements are set out in BCAR Chapters A8-23 and A8-25. Fully updated requirements and expanded guidance for operators of ex-military permit-to-fly aircraft. The 6th Edition reflects addition of SSAC requirements, and recent changes to this and CAP403 on air displays following recent investigations. To download the new CAP632 please click...

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‘Listening Squawks’ updated for new GA flying season

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released a new version of it’s popular ‘listening squawks’ flight card in time for the summer general aviation flying season. Listening squawk codes are allocated to most large airports and aerodromes to enable air traffic controllers to alert pilots if they look likely to infringe airspace. Pilots simply dial-in the code into their transponder and listen-in on the airport frequency when in the vicinity of that airport. The controller will then alert them if required. The new card depicts all 23 codes and radio frequencies in a quick-reference visual format. All GA...

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Update 14/04/2018 – Registration for the BADA ETA Day has closed

BADA Exhibition, Training and AGM Day – 21st April, IWM Duxford Registration for the BADA ETA Day has now closed on the BADA Website and will close this Friday (13th April). The event is free for all BADA members. The day will include presentations and an exhibition to highlight BADA’s core purpose ‘To advance air display Safety and Standards and encourage & promote British Airshows’ Click Here to Download the latest provisional agenda for the day Exhibition space will be made available to BADA Members to promote their air display related activities. Space and tables may be limited so...

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Latest Agenda for BADA Exhibtion, Training and AGM Day, IWM Duxford – 21st April

The latest agenda for the BADA Exhibition, Training and AGM Day can be downloaded here.  We’ve made some changes to the agenda for the ETA Day due to be held on 21st April which is focus on some of the recent developments for UK Air Displays. The event will also feature the BADA AGM. The event is free for all BADA Members – to register please click...

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