Category Archives: General Aviation

Australia’s CASA plans lower cost ADS-B

Australian aviation regulator CASA will be developing rule changes aimed at making it cheaper and easier for aircraft flying under visual flight rules to voluntarily … More ››

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Wingtip ADS-B solution secures FAA nod

uAvionix has received a Technical Standard Order Authorization (TSOA) for its skyBeacon wingtip-mounted ADS-B OUT solution from the US Federal Aviation Administration. The skyBeacon integrated solution … More ››

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UK failure to approve GPS sat-nav approaches not ‘our finest hour’: British airspace chief

Britain’s all-party parliamentary group on general aviation is demanding that the roll-out of GPS approaches is accelerated after the UK’s aviation regulator admitted the four-year delay … More ››

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EASA launches EU-wide GA safety campaign 

EASA and aviation authorities throughout Europe have launched a coordinated safety promotion campaign on avoiding airspace infringement. The campaign which addresses European general aviation pilots and … More ››

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Austro Control, Frequentis hail Homebriefing system success

Austrian ANSP Austro Control reports that it has been effectively processing flight plans and related data through its Homebriefing system which was successfully implemented with … More ››

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NATS launches GA pre-notification tool

NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services, plans to launch an online pre-notification tool for all GA flights wishing to transit Class … More ››

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UK CAA opts for ADS-B as preferred GA tool

British aviation authorities have declared that ADS-B ‘in/out’ using 1090 MHz is their preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity for general aviation, ideally used … More ››

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China plans to launch general aviation projects

The Civil Aviation Authority China (CAAC) is preparing to rollout a two-year pilot plan project, designed to support and grow general aviation (GA) across four … More ››

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Trump shuts down Hudson River traffic

The morning after Donald Trump was declared president-elect, the US Secret Service has requested a temporary flight restriction over his Manhattan residence, restricting access to … More ››

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AOPA clarifies FAA ADS-B rebate for pilots

More than 2,300 aircraft owners applied for a $500 rebate in the first two weeks of the FAA’s programme to encourage early installation of Automatic … More ››

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