Aviation Safety News

Impact of stress on flight safety downplayed by pilots according to new study

A new study suggests that General Aviation (GA) pilots downplay the impact of stress on flight safety compared to factors such as inclement weather. The research, conducted by the University of Aberdeen, presented 101 pilots with a series of 12 take-off scenarios across four categories – compromised performance (pilot stressed, [read more]

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Aviation Engineering & Leasing News

Bombardier to cease production of Learjet

The Learjet, once the go to private jet for the rich and famous, will no longer be produced from the end of 2021 after Bombardier announced it was pulling the plug on the bizjet with the loss of 1,600 jobs. Learjet saw strong sales throughout its history with clients including [read more]

Karen Taylor, The new MD of Gloucestershire-Airport
Business Aviation News

Gloucestershire Airport appoints new managing director

Gloucestershire Airport Ltd, which owns and operates Gloucestershire Airport (GLO/EGBJ), has appointed Karen Taylor as its new Managing Director. The airport is a key Business and General Aviation airport which is used for executive travel as well as pilot training and is vital to the local economy. Ms Taylor was [read more]

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General Aviation News

CAA updates guidance on dual flights & training

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has updated its guidance on Dual Flying and Training Flights for private pilots and general aviation. The guidance comes as the go-ahead to resume dual flights comes into force on 4th July in England. Public Health England still recommends keeping 2 metres apart under Social [read more]