PPL Ground School available in Central London.
Following the popularity of our courses, AOPA are pleased to advise that a further evening programme of PPL Ground School will be run at our Central London offices.
Starting on 4 October 2016, AOPA will...Read more
Improved Pilot Medical Declaration form.
The CAA have introduced a new, improved Pilot Medical Declaration process. If you have already declared you do not need to do so again.
The new process is online only, so applications by post or email will not be accepted...Read more
CAA IMC rating survey (Pilots and Training Organisations).
In 2013 the CAA, with the full support of AOPA, successfully campaigned for the EASA Aircrew regulation to include provision for IMC ratings on EASA licences until 8 April 2019.
As a result the...Read more
Brighton City (Shoreham) Airport - GNSS Approach Consultation.
The purpose of this consultation is to provide stakeholders and members of the public an opportunity to express their opinion, comment on the Airspace Change Proposal and for Birghton City Airport Ltd (BCAL)...Read more
CAA Publish Claim Form for 8.33 kHz Funding.
The CAA have published the 8.33 kHz refund claim form here. This is the only way to claim funding towards the cost of eligible 8.33 kHz radio installations.
All claims will be dealt with...Read more
Handheld 8.33 kHz LA3 Radio Approval - Class D Airspace.
In the recent update of the LA3 equipment approval for 8.33KHz capable radios the changes inadvertently removed the ability to use these devices in class D airspace.
This was not the intention...Read more
Pilot Fined for Breaching Restricted Glastonbury Airspace.
A pilot has been prosecuted for flying his helicopter into and out of the 2016 Glastonbury Festival without permission.
On June 23 2016, Mark Matthews’ Robinson R44 helicopter was seen to have landed at the...Read more
Edinburgh Airport - Airspace Change Programme Consultation 2
Edinburgh Airport have announced the start of a second consultation on their proposed Airspace Change Programme.
Gordon Robertson, Director of Communications for Edinburgh Airport has written to AOPA UK as below:
I’m writing to...Read more
Flying Adventure to China.
AOPA UK is helping to organise a self-flown trip to China in April 2017 for aircraft from Europe and beyond with the assistance of RateOneAviation This will be a well-supported trip for self-flown individually owned aircraft. The...Read more
EASA Part-SPO (Specialised Operations) Declaration Form.
The CAA have published IN-2017/002 to notify operators affected by the introduction of Part-SPO that the form for submitting declarations is now available to use
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Air Operations Regulation (EC) No...Read more