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Crowdfunding campaign to restore interior of flying D-Day veteran C47

28 May 16
Normandy Paratrooper vet and National Warplane Museum in Geneseo NY USA looking to public with Crowdfunding campaign to restore interior of flying D-Day veteran C47 Skytrain/Dakota aircraft.

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UL91 Fuel Poll

24 May 16
UL91 has been off to a slow start in the UK with sales by many fuel suppliers – marginal at best.

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CAA to suspend infringing pilots’ licences

24 May 16
The CAA has announced that pilots who infringe controlled airspace could have their licence provisionally suspended while the incident is assessed.

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Maiden flight of the Diamond Aircraft DART-450

20 May 16
The turbine powered DART-450 takes to the skies for its first flight.

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EXCLUSIVE OFFER - Your guide to anything and everything in the world of GA

17 May 16
Each month Pilot magazine brings all the latest news and the most informative and entertaining features including anything and everything that is happening in the world of general aviation - illustrated with the best photography in the world of general aviation.

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Adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor survives forced landing in the Arizona Desert

17 May 16
British pilot and adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor and co-pilot Ewald Gritsch have survived a force-landing that has left her Boeing Stearman biplane unfit to fly.

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Major consultation on improvements to UK airspace change - one month to go

17 May 16
The CAA's consultation on how decisions are made on proposed changes to the UK’s airspace structure has just one month left before it closes on 15 June.

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FAA Approves Robinson R44 Cadet Helicopter

13 May 16
The Robinson Helicopter Company has received FAA certification for its two-place R44 Cadet helicopter

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CAA to change private pilot medical requirements

10 May 16
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced planned changes to medical requirements for PPL and NPPL holders to be introduced in late summer 2016. In most cases, these will bring cost and time savings for pilots and remove the need for GP or AME involvement. The changes will not apply to pilots with commercial licences or those displaying at airshows.

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Tim Peake awarded Founders Medal by Air League

6 May 16
A number of organisations and individuals have been recognised for their achievements in aviation at this years Annual Reception for The Air league.

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EASA creates task force to assess risk of collision between drones and aircraft

6 May 16
The European Aviation Safety Agency announces today the creation of a task force that will measure the risk of collision between drones and aircraft.

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RAF Typhoon fighters scrambled to intercept ‘unresponsive’ Air France air craft

6 May 16
Loud bangs were heard in parts of Yorkshire after Typhoon jets scrambled to identify "an unresponsive civilian aircraft" created sonic booms.

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Westland Wasp making special appearance to Bournemouth Aviation Museum

6 May 16
A former Royal Navy Westland Wasp helicopter will be making a special appearance at the Bournemouth Aviation Museum.

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