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The GAA has published a statement regarding the CAA’s decision to approve the TAG/Farnborough ACP. The GA Alliance is strongly opposed to what it believes is an unjustified, illogical and inequitable CAA decision.
Twenty-one gliding clubs, other air sport clubs, and GA Alliance member organisations met last week to agree a strategy for responding to the recent airspace change consultations published by Osprey Consulting on behalf of RAF Brize Norton and Oxford airport. Steve Noujaim, a BGA club pilot and LAA pilot with military and commercial flying experience is leading a group who will be developing the response. The (revised) closing date for responses is 5th April 2018. During late March 2018, the response group will provide GA pilots with information to help them form and submit their own responses.
The GA Alliance is supporting the work of the APPG GA, which is highlighting airfields, airspace and taxation as key issues that if left unchecked have the potential to seriously damage general aviation in the UK.
The Oxford and Brize Norton airspace change proposal consultations have been launched. The GAA will be responding to both consultations in close contact with member organisations.
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