The commercialisation of lower airspace

Flight Training News (FTN) have published a comprehensive article on drone access to controlled airspace (CAS) that raises this important question..... "Commercial drone companies are being charged to enter and operate within airport control zones at London Heliport and London Oxford Airport, marking what is believed to be the first instances of airports charging for airspace … Continue reading The commercialisation of lower airspace

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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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Evidence Logs for APPG-GA Inquiry into UK Lower Airspace

The Evidence Logs for the Lord Kirkhope Inquiry into UK Lower Airspace commissioned by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for General Aviation are now available. See here. The Airspace4All initial Evidence Statement is available within the Evidence Logs as file LK1-42, but can also be accessed directly here: Airspace4All Initial Evidence Statement Airspace4All also provided oral … Continue reading Evidence Logs for APPG-GA Inquiry into UK Lower Airspace

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APPG-GA Publish Report of Inquiry into UK Lower Airspace

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation has published its report from the Lord Kirkhope Inquiry into UK Lower Airspace. The full 23 page report is available here: Report of The Lord Kirkhope Inquiry Into UK Lower Airspace Here is the report’s conclusion: 9 - CONCLUSION 9.1 In conclusion, the Inquiry recognises that the CAA, … Continue reading APPG-GA Publish Report of Inquiry into UK Lower Airspace

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Closing 10th Sep – CAA consultation on Airspace Modernisation Strategy

The closing time for submitting your comments on the CAA's Draft Airspace Modernisation Strategy (CAP 1690) is: 10:00 on 10th September 2018 You can submit your comments here: CAA CAP 1690 Consultation From the CAA website: The purpose of this stakeholder engagement exercise is for the CAA to understand your views on our new draft Airspace … Continue reading Closing 10th Sep – CAA consultation on Airspace Modernisation Strategy