General aviation news archive for January 2015
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Glasgow gets listening out squawk
22 Jan 15
Following their successful implementation in other parts of the country, a ‘listening out squawk’ covering Glasgow Airport is to be implemented, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) confirmed today. The squawk will become permanent on 2 April 2015 and will be the twelfth such code in operation in the UK.
Diamond DA50 Jet Prop takes flight
22 Jan 15
A DA50 powered by a turbine engine made its first flight on 19 January 2015 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria with Christian Dries, CEO Diamond Aircraft, as test pilot. This concept was first introduced at general aviation show AERO Friedrichshafen in April 2013.
CAA has made significant progress in GA regulation
1 Jan 15
Significant progress has been made in 2014 to make regulation of the UK’s General Aviation sector more proportionate and evidence-based the UK Civil Aviation Authority said today.
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