Threatened airfields saved from closure

← PREVIOUS POST Friday 15 March 2019. Several military airfields threatened with closure have been saved – some permanently.The announcement came after concerns about the speed and scale of airfield closures were raised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on...

New Drones Law punishes British Model Flying Community

← PREVIOUS POST NEXT POST → Monday 11 March  A new set of regulations intended to tighten rules on drone operators is in danger of having a disproportionately negative effect on the model flying community, according to the British Model Flying Association...

Fairer fees for future airline pilots have come a step closer.

← PREVIOUS POST NEXT POST → Monday 25th February 2019.  Ministers from the Treasury have vowed to “look further into” removing VAT from professional pilot course fees.The move follows pressure from pro-aviation campaigners.It is estimated that VAT on flight...
All-Party Group Announces Ambitions for 2019

All-Party Group Announces Ambitions for 2019

Wednesday 20th February 2019.   The All-Party Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) has set out its vision for what it wants to achieve during 2019 in the form of five updated Work Programmes. The programmes, one for each Working Group of the APPG, set out policy...

Parliamentary Aviation Group flies past 200 members

Tuesday 19th February 2019. Membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) has passed an important milestone with its 200th Parliamentarian joining. This, they say, is a clear sign of support for the UK General Aviation sector. The...