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Government reminds pilots that recreational flying is NOT permitted

The UK Government has today clarified the position on Recreational Flying of General Aviation (GA) aircraft during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak control period. The current government guidance on coronavirus precludes recreational GA flying while a minority have been ignoring this, the vast majority are adhering to the rules. The Government [read more]

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US GA manufacturer Mooney ceases production

According to reports coming out America, Kerrville, Texas-based General Aviation Manufacturer Mooney has ceased production. The manufacturer has been struggling for some time and has reportedly sold just 4 aircraft in the first half of 2019 compared to 203 by rival Cirrus. Mooney was making just two aircraft models recently. [read more]

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CAA appoints new head of its General Aviation Unit

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Rachel Gardner-Poole as the new head of its General Aviation Unit. Rachel, who is currently the Portfolio Director at the CAA has previously worked on counter-terrorism with the Home Office and as a scientific researcher in the defence sector which is where she [read more]