Author: BADA Chairman

Improving the safety of UK VFR?

Last month, the Future Airspace Strategy – VFR Implementation Group (FASVIG) published a report that examines the difficulties of VFR flying in UK (why do we have significantly more airspace infringements than in mainland Europe?) and recommends changes to make GA flying safer and easier without reducing commercial air transport safety or efficiency.  You can download the report...

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Consultation on CAA statutory charges 2018/19

CAA are currently consulting on their proposals for statutory charges in 2018/19.  They are probably not expecting responses about air display charges but this is an opportunity to start injecting the ideas that were floated at the Post-Season Symposium.  For instance, is every area of CAA work required to recover 100% of its costs like air displays? For more information, and to submit comments,  view the consultation.   The consultation closes on 8 February...

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SERA latest + Cost-sharing guidance + Accessing the EASA website

If you are using the winter to update yourself on the latest flying regulations, these may be useful:   Consolidated Single European Rules of the Air The 12 Oct 17 consolidation (SERA Part C Phase 2 implementation, Reg (EU) 923/2012) is at: with Acceptable Means of Compliance/ Guidance Material at—standardised-european-rules-of-the-air. The CAA’s ‘Easy Access’ consolidation can be found at   UK carriage of ‘cost sharing’ passengers Two new CAPs with guidance on cost-sharing arrangements are available at: CAP1589 Cost sharing flights – GA guide and at  CAP1590 Cost sharing flights – guidance and information   EASA Website – Quick Update links If you...

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Post-Season Symposium – Dates announced

BADA, CAA and MAA have agreed dates and the Symposium will be on Wednesday-Thursday 8th & 9th November 2017 at Shrivenham.  Current plans are to start on 8th at about (no earlier than) 1300, with separate workshops for Event Organisers, FDD/FCC and DA/DAE/military pilots running until 1700 (with a coffee break).  There will be a Fork Supper from 1730-2000.  On the 9th, business will run from 0900 until (no later than) 1530 with a break for lunch. Full details will be sent out in the second half of...

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Hayward Aviation

The British Air Display Association is supported by Hayward Aviation

Upcoming events:

  • Wed

    Pre-season Air Display Flying and Training symposium 2018

    Defence Academy, Shrivenham
  • Sat

    BADA Expo, Training and AGM (ETA)

    IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR

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