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
The requirements for pilots flying visual flight rules (VFR) in class D airspace are set to change later this year. In the UK pilots have been able to use an exemption to the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) allowing certain aircraft operating below 3,000 feet to fly 'clear of cloud' when in class … Continue reading CAA Class D airspace consultation – VMC changes on the way
As a result of positive feedback from a visit to DFS Langen in Germany (which stemmed from recommendations made at a meeting between the GAA Alliance and NATS in December 2017), it was decided a follow-on visit should be made DGAC Paris to generate a more comprehensive comparison of how airspace is managed in neighbouring … Continue reading Airspace – What can we learn from France?