General aviation news archive for February 2016
We're always on the lookout for news that would be of interest to UKGA users. If you have some news about your product, service, company, airfield or flying club, please let us know.
Pups on a Permit
15 Feb 16
Owners of Beagle Pup aircraft operated purely for private purposes will be able to move their aeroplanes to European Aviation Safety Agency Permits to Fly, thanks to an initiative supported by the Light Aircraft Association. The move will allow owners more freedom in managing the continued airworthiness of their aircraft.
Petition launched to help air displays
12 Feb 16
A petition has been started that hopes to stop the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) from increasing charges to the air display industry by 100%.
Pilot makes successful emergency landing in Cornwall after propeller falls off
12 Feb 16
The incident occurred in October last year when the pilot – who has not been named- was flying at 2,500 feet in a 1930s Aeronca C3 aircraft
Tecnam Astore PPL special edition delivery
5 Feb 16
Tecnam reports its first delivery of 2016 – the Tecnam Astore PPL. An exclusive version of the Tecnam Astore Light Sport Aircraft to a rather special customer!
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