New CAA head of GA

Captain John Hills is to be the new Head of the CAA’s General Aviation Department. He takes over from Rod Dean who is off to … Read more

Meigs field destroyed

At first we thought it was an early April Fools joke, but sadly it appears not to be the case. Meigs Field, the famous lakeside … Read more

Garmin’s New Glass Cockpit

The rumours have been doing the rounds for a while now, but Garmin today revealed its new glass cockpit, the G1000. Garmin’s hand was, we … Read more

Fairford TRA

As you might expect the Fairford MATZ could be a little busy over the coming days. The MATZ has been activated (by Notam) for a … Read more

Honda evaluates piston engine

Honda is evaluating a lightweight aviation piston engine it has developed with Teledyne Continental. The announcement follows some two years co-operation between the two companies … Read more

Felthorpe fire

GA pilots are rallying around Felthorpe Flying Club which lost nine aircraft, a clubhouse and a hangar after a number of fires were started deliberately … Read more

Eclipse engines

Eclipse Aviation has chosen Pratt & Whitney Canada to supply the engines for its Eclipse 500 light jet. As reported in January’s FLYER News, Eclipse … Read more

Notam update

Following the recent meeting to improve Notam availability on the AIS website, we can report that AIS has now updated the site with dummy codes … Read more

Radical changes at Oxford

Oxford Airport has announced a number of major changes which will significantly benefit GA. Day-to-day management of the airfield has been switched from Oxford Aviation … Read more

New Notam meeting

The latest meeting to try to sort out easy availability of Notam on the AIS website will be held this Thursday (February 6) at NATS … Read more