General aviation news archive for October 2010
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Helicopter crash in Northern Ireland
24 Oct 10
Up to four people are feared dead after a helicopter crashed yesterday in the Mountains of Mourne in County Down, on Northern Ireland's eastern coastline.
Bristol's Filton Airfield joins Strasser Scheme
15 Oct 10, Filton
Bristol's Filton Airfield is the latest to join Charles Strasser's campaign on behalf of AOPA to encourage all airfields to accept the CAA CAP 667 9.2(c) recommendation - of not charging GA aircraft making an emergency or precautionary diversion landing.
UK's youngest female balloon pilot picks up her licence
15 Oct 10
A 17-year-old from Northwood in Middlesex has become the UK's youngest female qualified hot air balloon pilot.
Rotor blade cracks found on MT-03 and MTOSport gyroplanes
12 Oct 10
An emergency Mandatory Permit Directive (MPD) has been issued and revised by the CAA regarding rotor blade cracks on the MT-03 and MTOSport gyroplanes.
Dates for LAA's winter series of practical courses announced
8 Oct 10
The LAA has announced dates for its winter series of practical courses, starting this month, aimed at home builders and those who maintain their own aircraft.
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