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“MP’s countdown to launch of STEM jobs in aviation”

30th October 2018: On Tuesday 23rd October, 24 members of the All Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) joined Carol Vorderman to launch the ‘Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Jobs and Skills’ Working Group. The STEM jobs and...

APPG on GA launches new Working Group on STEM Jobs and Skills

17 October 2018 The All Party Parliamentary Group for General Aviation (APPG-GA) has published the Terms of Reference for its new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Jobs & Skills Working Group. The Terms of Reference were drafted following a...

Airspace Inquiry – Terms of Reference and Call for Evidence

18th September 2018: The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA) is parliament’s largest APPG, With 174 MPs and Peers[1]. The parliamentary group works to educate parliamentarians and ministers about the role that aviation plays in society and our...

Aviation Minister pledges to change law to legalise writing in the sky

The Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg CBE has promised to update UK law to allow for the practice of Skytyping and other forms of sky writing in the UK. The move follows pressure from parliamentarians and aviation aerobatic experts to change outdated legislation, which...

Immigration Minister gives green light to ‘hangar homes’

The Immigration Minister has confirmed that UK Border Force “would not ordinarily object” to the development of so-called ‘hangar homes’ on aerodrome sites, in a letter to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation. Housing built airside on working...

All-party parliamentary group visits IWM Duxford

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation visited IWM Duxford, the UK’s leading aviation museum, to discuss the challenges they face and their exciting plans for the future. The group heard about the many air displays that Duxford produces every...

APPG visits Wycombe Air Park

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation visited Wycombe Air Park to talk to businesses and airfield operators about the challenges facing the General Aviation sector, and how they can be overcome. A number of businesses at the Air Park spoke about...

Parliament supports General Aviation with 70 parliamentary members

Membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation has soared to 70 parliamentarians, in a clear sign of support for the General Aviation sector. Some of the latest additions to the Parliamentary membership include the current Leader of the...

All-Party Parliamentary Group sets out key asks of Government

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation has written to the Secretaries of State for Transport and Communities and Local Government, outlining the existential crisis facing the General Aviation sector and detailing five key areas that Government...

All-Party Parliamentary Group reaches 32 members and rising

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on General Aviation now has 32 parliamentarians from across the main political parties and both Houses of Parliament signed up in support of the general aviation sector. Since the inaugural meeting of the new Parliament in...

General Election Notice

Please note that Parliament is now dissolved and the APPG’s work has been suspended until further notice.