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Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton to continue until 30 April 2020

Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton to continue until 30 April 2020 The trial use of ADS-B to provide general aviation ATS units with real-time traffic awareness in the vicinity of Barton Aerodrome has been extended, after the initial trial period proved successful. Barton and Airspace4All, which has been overseeing the … Continue reading Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton to continue until 30 April 2020

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Researching ADS-B for Drones

As part of the joint Airspace4All/NATS Drone Infringement Safeguarding Project, City Airport (Manchester Barton) was the venue for an evening flight programme on Sunday 18th August 2019 where drones and GA aircraft, all equipped with electronic conspicuity flew a carefully planned exercise of circuits and circuit joins in the Barton ATZ to evaluate the efficacy of ADS-B for drones … Continue reading Researching ADS-B for Drones

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Drone Infringement Safeguarding

There is an increasing demand to fly drones beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Class G airspace. This potentially brings those drones into contact with manned aviation flying VFR in the same airspace, which includes General Aviation (GA), commercial air transport and military users. Whilst there is an industry aspiration to fully integrate … Continue reading Drone Infringement Safeguarding

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FRTOL for Glider Pilots

Airspace4All and British Gliding Association (BGA) are working together to help deliver a training and testing regime to facilitate glider pilot access and uptake of the Flight Radio Telephony Operators Licence (FRTOL). Airspace modernisation necessitates all GA pilots to be able to use VHF communications to integrate safely with the commercial sector and associated ATS. … Continue reading FRTOL for Glider Pilots

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Project Update – Future ATM Concepts and Airspace Design

Airspace4All has carried out an audit of the extant CTR/CTA airspace in the UK, along with all associated SID/STAR routing. Using a baseline of the commercial air traffic containment principles (ICAO) employed elsewhere in Europe, Airspace4All will produce a detailed statistical report on how the volumes of terminal airspace in the UK could be designed … Continue reading Project Update – Future ATM Concepts and Airspace Design

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Project Update – Flexible Use Airspace

Within the UK there has been a steady growth in the volume of regulated airspace at lower levels where the impact is felt particularly by the recreational pilot. As the volume of such airspace increases, the volume of un-regulated airspace decreases. Non-commercial airspace users are confined to a shrinking portion of the resource. This process … Continue reading Project Update – Flexible Use Airspace

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Coroner’s Report to CAA on Mid-Air Collision near Waddesdon Manor on 17th Nov 2017

A Coroner's report was sent to the CAA on 17th May 2019 following the inquest into the mid-air collision between a Cessna 152 and a Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter near Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire on 17th November 2017. The full report sent to the CAA can be read here: https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Jaspal-Singh-Bahra-2019-0160.pdf Below is an extract from … Continue reading Coroner’s Report to CAA on Mid-Air Collision near Waddesdon Manor on 17th Nov 2017

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