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Government confirms UK will leave EASA

The UK Governmennt has confirmed that the UK will leave the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) at the end of the Brexit transition period. EASA is responsible for certifying aircrews and aircraft across European and when it was formed in 2002, largely adopted regulations set out by the UK’s Civil [read more]

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Air Safety

CAA launches mandatory drone registration scheme

UK aviation regulator, The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched its Drone and Model Aircraft Registration and Education Scheme. The online system allows owners and operators of any drone or model aircraft to meet the new regulation that requires anyone responsible for a drone or model aircraft weighing more [read more]

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Air Safety

Turkmenistan Airlines banned from UK and Europe

Turkmenistan Airlines (T5/TUA) has been banned from flying its aircraft into European and UK airspace after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) expressed doubts about its safety standards. Placing the airline on its blacklist stops the airline, which operates a 27-year-old Boeing 757-200 on its routres from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) [read more]

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General Aviation

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]