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General aviation news archive for January 2012

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London Oxford completes new radar control room

30 Jan 12, Oxford
London Oxford Airport's new radar control room fit-out has been completed on schedule, ready for full entry into service this Spring.

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Residents’ Landing Fees simplified at Wolverhampton

25 Jan 12, Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green
From today onwards, individual landing fees for privately-operated resident aircraft under 3,000 MTOW have been abolished at Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green airport.

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Eurocopter boosts sales by 12.5% in 2011

24 Jan 12
Eurocopter generated a record high annual turnover in 2011 and increased its order intake by more than 100 helicopters to a total of 467, confirming its position as the world’s number one helicopter manufacturer.

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BBC to show Biggles Biplane restoration story

21 Jan 12, Northampton Sywell
The story of the six year-long restoration of the “Biggles Biplane” Royal Aircraft Factory BE-2 replica will be broadcast on Monday 23rd January at 7.30pm on BBC East's ‘Inside Out’. It may be shown in other areas, too, but for those unable to find the live programme it will also be available on i-Player afterwards.

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Two die in light aircraft crash near Welshpool

18 Jan 12, Welshpool
Two people have died after a twin engine aircraft crashed into Long Mountain in Powys, Mid Wales. The Wales Air Ambulance service confirmed the deaths after it was called to Leighton, near Welshpool, at 12:44 GMT today.

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French kit plane manufacturer Dyn'Aéro in administration

18 Jan 12
French kit plane manufacturer Dyn'Aéro has been put into administration by the Commercial Court of Dijon, according to media reports - and potential buyers have until 27th January 2012 to go forward with their tenders.

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Fédération Aéronautique Internationale Silver Medal Presented to Mike Heuer

18 Jan 12
CIVA President Mike Heuer has been awarded the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale’s Silver Medal, which is reserved for individuals who have shown exceptional powers of leadership and influence, to the benefit of the whole international air sport community.

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Ryanair to recruit more pilots

18 Jan 12
Low-cost airline Ryanair has said it will be creating additional jobs when it opens new bases across Europe, including one in Manchester.

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YES Education Conference 2012 announced for April 2012

11 Jan 12
The LAA's Youth & Education Support (YES) strut is organising an educational conference to offer information and guidance on a wide range of opportunities for young people in aviation-related careers and activities.

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British Gliding Association win GA Safety Award

11 Jan 12
A major initiative to reduce glider accidents has won the 2011 General Aviation Safety Award. The British Gliding Association’s (BGA) Safe Winch Launch Team scooped the award after judges learned that the initiative, which has been running for six years, had dramatically reduced the number of fatal glider accidents.

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CAA announces Manchester Airspace change

10 Jan 12
Following a review of airspace arrangements in the Manchester area, and consultation with all sections of the aviation community, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved changes to the boundaries of the Manchester Control Zone (CTR).

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CAA approves Transition Altitude change for SE England

5 Jan 12
Following a request from air traffic service provider, NATS, the CAA has approved changes to the Transition Altitude beneath the Worthing and Clacton Control Areas (CTAs) to the east and south of London.

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Happy New Year from UKGA!

5 Jan 12
After an excess of mince pies and eggnog here at UKGA headquarters, we've cleared away all the empty cartons and can finally reach our computers again - so normal service has resumed!

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Old Buckenham Airshow unveils plans for 2012

4 Jan 12, Old Buckenham
The Old Buckenham Airshow will return in 2012 on 24th June, once again raising funds for the work undertaken by the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). The airshow will feature an impressive mix of displays from vintage and aerobatic aircraft, while on the ground the spectator and display areas will be larger than ever before.

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CAA Aerodrome Safety Head receives MBE

4 Jan 12
Chris Farnaby, the CAA's Head of Operations for Aerodrome Standards, has been awarded an MBE for ‘services to aviation’ in the New Year’s Honours List.

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Make Panshanger your pit stop for fuel In January

3 Jan 12, Panshanger
Panshanger is currently offering half price annual visitors' membership for £12.50, which also enables pilots to get discounted fuel, 10% off at the Out of the Box Café, and access to all the airfield events.

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Discounted entry registration now open for AeroExpo UK 2012

3 Jan 12, Northampton Sywell
Registration is now open for AeroExpo UK 2012 at Sywell, with visitors able to register online for discounted entry and pilots able to book their preferred flying-in slots.

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Free CAA/RIN Olympic pilot briefing event on 10th March

3 Jan 12
To help pilots prepare for flying in south east England during the 2012 London Olympics the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), through the Airspace and Safety Initiative (ASI), have joined forces to host a free briefing day in central London on Saturday 10 March 2012.

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