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CAA ensures NATS regulation is fit for the future.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published for consultation a review of its regulation of the en route part of NATS’ air traffic control business, NERL.

Read more: CAA ensures NATS regulation is fit for the future

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Welcome to the September 2012 enews of IAOPA Europe, which goes out to 23,000 aircraft owners and pilots in 27 countries across the continent.

Read more: IAOPA e-News September 2012

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GPs to issue medical certificate for new European pilot licence.

General practitioners (GPs) in the UK will be able to assess the fitness of pilots applying for the new pan-European Light Aircraft Pilot’s Licence (LAPL).

Read more: GPs to issue medical certificate for new European pilot licence

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CAA publishes prosecutions data for 2011 /12.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published its log of prosecutions for the year 2011/12, including details of the offences prosecuted, pleas and penalties imposed by the courts.

Read more: CAA publishes prosecutions data for 2011 /12

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MIT flies autonomous robotic model plane indoors.

For decades, academic and industry researchers have been working on control algorithms for autonomous helicopters — robotic helicopters that pilot themselves, rather than requiring remote human guidance.

Read more: MIT flies autonomous robotic model plane indoors

 

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Farnborough LARS (WEST) Frequency Monitoring SSR Code.

The CAA have published Information Notice IN–2012/130 which extends the trial use of a Farnborough Frequency Monitoring SSR Code.

Read more: Farnborough LARS (WEST) Frequency Monitoring SSR

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Over 10,000 Aircraft Handled by Atlas Control.

The removal of the main airspace security arrangements covering the London Olympics at midnight on 15/16 August marked a successful end to one of the largest airspace changes ever undertaken in the UK.

Read more: Olympics Facts and Figures

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CAA to issue medical certificates to pilots and air traffic controllers with insulin-treated diabetes.

Pilots and air traffic controllers with diabetes treated with insulin (and other medications that significantly lower blood glucose), may now be considered for medical certificates by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), it was announced today.

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Major systems upgrade to usher in EASA pilot licences - interuption to normal CAA services expected.

The processing of personnel licence and rating applications will be affected by a major IT systems upgrade, taking place ahead of the introduction of EASA pilot licences on 17 September, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced today.

Read more: Major systems upgrade to usher in EASA pilot licences

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Welcome to the August 2012 enews of IAOPA Europe, which goes out to 23,000 aircraft owners and pilots in 27 countries across the continent.

Read more: IAOPA e-News August 2012

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IN-2012/112: Information for independent Flying Instructors.

This Information Notice is to notify independent instructors who provide training for the issue or renewal of aircraft ratings independently of a Registered Facility, Type Rating Training

Read more: IN-2012/112: Information for independent Flying Instructors

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Welcome to the July 2012 enews of IAOPA Europe, which goes out to 23,000 aircraft owners and pilots in 27 countries across the continent.

Read more: IAOPA e-News July 2012

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Delay to the Introduction of Visual Flight Rules (VFR) at Night in the UK

The CAA have issued SN-2012/010 today explaining that the introduction of VFR at Night in the UK has been delayed.

Read more: Delay to the Introduction of VFR at Night in the UK

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Welcome to the June 2012 enews of IAOPA Europe, which goes out to 23,000 aircraft owners and pilots in 27 countries across the continent.

Read more: IAOPA e-News June 2012

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