North Weald faces threat

The East of England Plan names North Weald Airfield and surrounding land specifically as a strategic site for development of 6000 homes and an industrial … Read more

AOPA calms fears on Bush GPS plan

President George W Bush has ordered plans for temporarily disabling the US network of global positioning satellites during a national crisis. The move is to … Read more

New US photo licences

The US Congress has sent the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act to President Bush. The bill implements many of the recommendations of the 9/11 … Read more

Free on-line icing guide

NASA has unveiled a free on-line course titled A Pilot’s Guide to In-Flight Icing. Although intended for the general aviation pilot who flies aircraft certified … Read more

Aviation White Paper Challenge

Campaigners against the expansion of Britain’s airports are challenging the Government’s aviation White Paper in the High Court. A judicial review centres on plans for … Read more

Aerofair goes Biennial

Aerofair, the General Aviation exhibition which has traditionally taken place at North Weald in May, will now take place every other year, starting in 2006. … Read more

CAA adds navigation to renewals

The CAA has now mandated navigation as part of all tests or proficiency checks for JAA Single Pilot Aircraft rating revalidations or renewals. This include … Read more

Expedition Global Eagle washed out

Warrant Officer Barry Jones attempt to fly an an autogyro to Australia has been abandoned. Expedition Global Eagle stalled in India after the heavy monsoons … Read more


<B>November 11th sees start of SAFETYCOM</B> The CAA has unveiled the details long awaited SAFETYCOM which is intended to be similar to the widely used … Read more