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The Civil Aviation Authority have issued the guidance and provided further details for all concerned

Student pilots who started their PPL training under the Joint Aviation Regulations (therefore prior to September 2012), but have not yet applied for their licence, need to complete the process by 29 September 2017, the Civil Aviation Authority advised today….

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Blackpool Council swoops to protect airport in £4.25m buy-out

Blackpool Council has bought the airport for £4.25m in a shock move to secure the future of aviation at the Squires Gate site. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation over who was likely to take the airport off the hands of…

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GA community asked to help drone users to share the sky safely

The Civil Aviation Authority today launched a campaign to enlist the help of the GA community in educating drone users on how to fly safely.   Under the scheme GA airfields, flying clubs and flying schools are being offered toolkits…

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The story of Ron Flockhart’s last race

One of the first racing drivers to fly himself to meetings in his own aircraft, Ron Flockhart raced at the top level in sports cars and Formula One before a growing interest in long distance record flights led to high…

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2018 Dates Announced! AeroExpo UK Also Confirms 3 Year Commitment with Wycombe Air Park

The Organisers of AeroExpo UK are pleased to announce a commitment to stage AeroExpo UK ‘The UK’s Festival of Aviation’ at Wycombe Air Park over the next 3 years. Dates for next year’s event are confirmed as 14th – 16th…

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PeaBee ready for new nanolight sub-70kg class

Sywell-based Flylight Airports is putting its latest aircraft, the single-seat PeaBee, into production at an incredible price of £8,300 plus VAT. The first three aircraft will be offered at £7,055 plus VAT. The PeaBee is named after a very small…

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Pilatus to end production of Porter PC-6

One of the most famous and versatile aircraft ever, the Pilatus Porter PC-6, is to stop production. Swiss maker Pilatus says production will stop in early 2019. However, support for existing aircraft will continue for at least the next 20…

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Please comment on a flawed strategy

The Government has recently published a call for evidence on the new Aviation Strategy and the Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP has asked all stakeholders to contribute their own feedback. The Government has recently published a call for evidence on…

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Memorial for Shoreham Air Show crash victims to be built

A series of 11 arches will be built, reflecting each of the victims. A “place for reflection” is being created as a memorial for the 11 men who died in the Shoreham Air Show crash. Plans have been unveiled on…

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Council notes Fairoaks petition, takes no further action

Fairoaks is one of only two active GA airfields in Surrey In an email to signatories, Surrey Heat Borough Council says that at its meeting on 26 July it considered the petition to save Fairoaks airfield from housing development and…

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New owner pairs Flight Design with gyrocopter

German light sport aircraft maker Flight Design has a new owner, Lift Air, which already owns the Rotorvox gyrocopter company. Flight Design has been in receivership since February 2016. The administrator, Knub Rebholz, has kept the company operating since, while…

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Aerobatic pair head for European championship

Husband and wife aerobatic pairing Mike and Emily Collett from Denham have been selected to represent Team GB at the European Advanced Aerobatic Championship in the Czech Republic in August. Flying their Cap232 competition aircraft, based at White Waltham, they…

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2017 Prize Winners Announced!

AeroExpo UK and Heli UK Expo were pleased to work with BOSE, Garmin, Bigatmo and Friendly Skies to offer a wide range of exciting prizes for the 2017 events. These prizes are awarded to the pilots and visitors pilots who flew into…

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Garmin announces the GFC 600 and GFC 500

Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GFC 600 and GFC 500, solid state attitude-based (AHRS-derived) autopilots for fixed-wing general aviation aircraft. The unique design of these autopilots deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities…

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Tecnam delivers the second P2006T Twin for Nasa X-57 electric powered propulsion programme

Tecnam today announced that NASA has acquired a second Tecnam P2006T fuselage to speed the evaluating process and the survey of potentialities of ‘LEAPtech’ (Leading Edge Asynchronous Technology), with the aim of developing safer, more energy efficient, lower operating cost…

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Piqua, Ohio, July 10, 2017 – In the past year, Hartzell Propeller has expanded its global reach across the spectrum of general aviation’s propeller equipped aircraft. Through a multiyear, multimillion dollar investment in advanced aerodynamics and manufacturing techniques using state-of-the-art composite…

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Eric ‘Winkle’ Bown Memorial

Edinburgh University Air Squadron Association ‘Winkle’- one of the world’s greatest pilots. A bid has been launched to commemorate one of the world’s greatest test pilots Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown near his boyhood home town of Edinburgh. The tribute to Winkle,…

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AeroExpo UK 2017 Highlights

AeroExpo UK 2017 celebrated its’ 12th year as the leading general aviation event in the UK during the sunny weekend of the 1st-3rd June, returning to Wycombe Air Park, Booker in Marlow. At the UK’s Festival of Aviation there was…

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UK Debut of the Piper M600 at Aero Expo UK

UK Debut of the Piper M600 at Aero Expo UK Piper UK, based at London Oxford Airport, are proud to announce that Piper Aircraft’s flagship product, the M600, will have its first appearance in the UK at the upcoming Aero…

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Experience the thrill of flying with Aircraft Simulators and Saturday Air Display

AeroExpo UK showcases the best in general aviation over three days at Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire. Get involved and be a spectator of the thrilling Saturday aerobatic air display and try your skills in one of the many aircraft…

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New LIVE 2017 Seminar Programme Announced!

AeroExpo UK showcases the best in General Aviation over three days at Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, 1 – 3 June. Get involved in the free, LIVE seminar series focused on a variety of topics in General Aviation and the…

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Land and Win at AeroExpo UK

Once again at the annual AeroExpo UK event, there will be a variety of prizes up for grabs for pilots flying in to visit the show. Don’t miss your chance of winning one of the exciting prizes available by reserving…

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AvBuyer’s Owners’ Reviews Competition at AeroExpo UK!

The most talked about game-changer in years could be yours with AvBuyer’s Owners’ Reviews Competition. All the Aircraft Owner Reviews will be featured on, and they’ll be picking the best one to win so make it as clear and…

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ALSIM Flight Training Simulator at AeroExpo UK

Alsim is a 23 years’ experience company, with 260 FNPTII & FNPTII MCC EASA & FAA certified simulators installed in +45 countries. Alsim range: – AL250 (FNPTII) – ALX (FNPTII MCC) – AL42 (FNPTII) An Interview with Mike Tonkin, ALSIM…

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BOSE brings Dutch Rush Aerobatics to AeroExpo UK

Bose has a simple mission: think of better solutions, create better products, help people enjoy the things they truly love. Everything we do supports this mission and points us forward. The Bose A20 Aviation Headset is certified to FAA TSO-C139…

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Let Total Fuel your Passion

AeroExpo UK is pleased to continue its partnership with Total for the upcoming event at Wycombe Air Park, 1 – 3 June Total understands the passion of pilots, aircraft owners and stakeholder businesses within the general aviation industry. For more…

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Stemme AG and Remos AG announce merger

Strausberg, 12th April 2017. The Aircraft manufacturer Stemme AG and the Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer Remos AG announced today that both companies will be merged. This transaction is a logical continuation of the successful cooperation that started in 2014 whereby…

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Garmin® Unveils the Next Generation of All-in-One ADS-B Transponders

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders that include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS, as well as dual-link ADS-B In. The…

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Exhibitor List NOW Live!

With a host of leading names in General Aviation signing up for this year’s much anticipated event, AeroExpo UK has now released its up to date exhibitor list on the website! These companies will be participating between 1st – 3rd June at Wycombe Air…

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How a new planning / briefing tool can benefit your flying!

Using a new planning/briefing tool can be a little intimidating, particularly when you are unfamiliar with modern “tablet” devices; but with a few key pointers to get you started, you will soon discover the many advantages such systems bring to…

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Tecnam delivers the 200th P2006T Twin

Tecnam achieved a significant milestone today with the delivery to Bartolini Air, Poland’s leading Flight Training Organization of the 200th edition of the Tecnam P2006T Twin. In a remarkable 10 years, the Tecnam P2006T Twin’s has established itself as the…

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Your AeroExpo UK Experience!

Save the date in your personal calendar! 1st – 3rd June 2017 at Wycombe Air Park. Three full days of unique event experiences designed to offer all visitors a different event experience compared to any other in the UK. AeroExpo UK…

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Latest Participating Exhibitors

Announcing the latest selection of confirmed exhibitors for AeroExpo UK. Both new and returning companies will be offering their products, services and unique experiences at our new location, Wycombe Air Park (EGTB), during 1st – 3rd June. Further updates on exhibitors and other event announcements still to come! Air Safaris International…

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Discounted Tickets Now Available

Buy your tickets online and receive discounted entry to AeroExpo UK at Wycombe Air Park during 1st – 3rd June 2017   Now in its 12th year, AeroExpo UK is the UK’s Festival of Aviation for everyone in 2017. The…

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Fly-In Slots Now Open

Get the most out of your AeroExpo UK experience by flying-in!  You can now register your preferred fly in slot online for the event, 1 – 3 June at Wycombe Air Park. Don’t miss your chance to reserve your ideal fly-in…

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Latest Participating Exhibitors

Announcing the latest selection of confirmed exhibitors for AeroExpo UK. Both new and returning companies will be offering their products, services and unique experiences at our new location, Wycombe Air Park (EGTB), during 1st – 3rd June. Further updates on exhibitors and other event announcements still to come!      …

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The first seaplane since 1931 to win the Schneider Trophy!

The 2016 Schneider Trophy Air Race organised by the Royal Aero Club Records Racing and Rally Association was held on Alderney on Sunday the 25th. September. The Coupe d’Aviation Maritime Jacques Schneider, commonly called the Schneider Trophy was a trophy…

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New location and date!

AeroExpo UK returns to Wycombe Air Park The organisers of AeroExpo UK are pleased to announce the event returning to Wycombe Air Park next year, taking place with a new date format 1st – 3rd June 2017 (Thurs-Fri-Sat). This will enable a host of opportunities…

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AeroExpo UK 2016 Prize Winners Announced!

Congratulations to all the winners who visited the 2016 event at Sywell Aerodrome by air or road. AeroExpo UK was pleased to work with Bose, Bigatmo and Friendly Skies for this year’s events.

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Introducing the 2016 Aviation Seminar Series

AeroExpo UK, with support from the Royal Institute of Navigation, are hosting an Aviation Seminar Programme across all three days of the UK’s Festival of Aviation at Sywell Aerodrome, 1st – 3rd July. Across all three days of the show…

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PROJECT EVA AT AERO EXPO UK – a chance not to be missed!

Project EVA is one of SESAR’s large scale demonstration projects, which aim to show the benefits that widespread adoption of SESAR solutions can bring to aviation across Europe.  The main objective of Project EVA is to demonstrate a measurable improvement…

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The Simtoo, foldable and portable Follow ME drone at AeroExpo UK

AeroExpo UK is pleased to welcome first time exhibitors, Simtoo Drones with their Follow Me Drones to the UK’s Festival of Aviation, 1 – 3 July at Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton. Make sure to visit them at C24! The Simtoo Follow…

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Introducing the A20 Aviation Headset

The Bose® A20® Aviation Headset is the best Bose have ever made, and now includes a Bluetooth® audio and communications interface*. No matter why you fly, the Bose A20 Aviation Headset is engineered to improve the experience. The A20 headset…

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AeroExpo UK Event exclusive with CFS Aero

CFS official ROTAX distributor unveils the new 915 IS/ISC CFS are delighted to be showing for the very first time the new Rotax 915 iS engine at AeroExpo UK at Sywell Aerodrome, 1 – 3 July This advanced engine offers more…

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AeroExpo UK welcome Total UK as Silver Sponsors

Total UK is proud and pleased to be a sponsor of AeroExpo UK 2016 Total understands the passion of pilots, aircraft owners and stakeholder businesses within the general aviation industry. For more than 50 years, the company has been providing…

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Win a limited edition prize at AeroExpo UK

Buy Advanced Discounted Tickets and WIN! The limited edition Valour Sopwith Aviator watch, inspired by Sopwith Camel, an iconic World War One Aircraft, is available as a raffle prize to all AeroExpo UK 2016 visitors who pre-purchase tickets online. Be in a…

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Weekend Air Display at AeroExpo UK

Business as usual – as part of the AeroExpo UK event line-up, the 2016 Air Display will be taking place on Saturday 2nd July and Sunday 3rd July, during 13:00-14:00. The returning leading participating acts will once include; The Trig Aerobatic Team, Frank Van Houten with Dutch…

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Fly into AeroExpo UK with Skyüber

This year Skyüber are offering AeroExpo UK pilots a free, easy to use service connecting private pilots who have empty seats, with people who want to fly, making flying affordable under a cost-sharing model. Skyüber’s super easy app meets both the needs of pilots…

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Cirrus Aircraft UK to showcase latest model at AeroExpo UK

Cirrus Aircraft UK will be bringing a brand new top of the range 2016 SR22 GTS Turbo to AeroExpo UK. The aircraft is the last word in personal transport, with all the benefits of the latest Generation 5 including 12…

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Discover the Fun Flying Machine at AeroExpo UK

e-Go aeroplanes will be attending AeroExpo UK, 1st – 3rd July, with their first customer aircraft as well as their hard working prototype. e-Go aeroplanes, based in Cambridgeshire, uses modern materials and technologies to build this striking new aircraft. The canard…

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AeroExpo UK Exhibitor List Goes Live!

AeroExpo UK has now released its current Exhibitor list for this years upcoming event taking place at Sywell Aerodrome on the 1st – 3rd July 2016! AeroExpo UK continues to host leading names in General Aviation for this year’s much anticipated…

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Land & Win by flying-in to AeroExpo UK 2016

  Land and Win with Bose and Bigatmo at the upcoming AeroExpo UK event at Sywell Aerodrome, 1st-3rd July. At AeroExpo UK- the UK’s Festival of Aviation, pilots will enjoy the pleasure of flying into the event in the comfort of their own…

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Cirrus launches interactive pilot’s operating handbook

Cirrus Aircraft has announced an Interactive Flight Operations Manual (iFOM)which can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes store and used on an Apple iPhone, iPad and Apple computer platforms. Essentially it’s a digital Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH) for the Cirrus…

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Aviate | Navigate | Communicate – The General Aviation Story

Anne Wafula-Strike, MBE, who experienced her first flying lesson at Freedom in the Air (FITA), said: “I’ve always wanted to do this, I’ve always wanted to get the Freedom you know, the freedom of being in the air, and to me Freedom…

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UK CAA updates website and launches alerting system

Two significant improvements to the way the UK Civil Aviation Authority provides information to the public and its wide and diverse range of stakeholders have been made today with the launch of a new website and industry alerting system. The…

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Cambridge based e-Go receives aerospace accolade from the Royal Aeronautical Society

e-Go aeroplanes was presented with a prestigious award by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) at their annual awards ceremony in London, Wednesday night. Honouring outstanding achievers in the global aerospace industry since 1909, Cambridge based e-Go aeroplanes join a long list…

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The Diamond DA62 – More of The Best

Fly safe, smart and in style with the DA62. Plus video! The new Diamond DA62 has some great features, best summed up by Christian Dries, the CEO of Diamond Aircraft who has 74,000 flight hours’ experience: “With the roominess of the…

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Piper Germany Celebrates

Looking back at the development and success of Piper Germany Piper Germany has celebrated some key milestones this year: 40 years – Wilfried Otto CEO of Piper Germany 45 years – Piper Germany based at Calden Airport 50 years –…

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Fly-In Slots Now Open

Get the most out of your AeroExpo UK experience by flying-in. Registration has just opened for our July 2016 event so now you can reserve your preferred fly-in slot online. AeroExpo UK showcases the best in General Aviation over three days at…

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Advance Discount Tickets Now Available

Buy your tickets online now for AeroExpo UK 2016 and save! Now in its 11th year, AeroExpo UK is the Festival of Aviation for everyone and 2016 brings new attractions alongside a line-up of 200+ exhibitors. See the latest aircraft, products…

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IAE appointed for Cessna Caravan

Cranfield-based maintenance and avionics company IAE is now an authorised facility for Cessna Caravan and propeller aircraft. “Our Cranfield facility is highly regarded for its OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) service approvals including Piper, Pacific Aerospace, GippsAero, Aspen Avionics, Garmin and…

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