Trevor Stone, Air traffic support specialist, and Malcolm Bradbury, air traffic controller.
Engineering & Leasing

NATS takes over ATC at St Athan

Air Navigation Solutions provider NATS has taken over Air Traffic Control services at St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan. The former MOD airfield is now owned by the Welsh Government after it turned to civilian use in 2019. Welsh Government-owned Cardiff Airport manages the operations of the site which [read more]

Caerdav’s name has been officially unveiled by Chairman Bruce Dickinson (L) and CEO Joachim Jones (R).
Engineering & Leasing

Goodbye Cardiff Aviation, Hello CAERDAV.

St Athan-based Aircraft Maintenance and Training company Cardiff Aviation Ltd has unveiled that it’s changing its name to Caerdav from today. The change of name coincides with the companies plans to roll out a range of new training and maintenance support services which will include Cabin Crew Attestation services and [read more]

The Long EZ outside Horizons hangar at St Athan (Image: Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)
Features

Is General Aviation alive and well in Wales?

9am on a Saturday morning would normally see me sipping a coffee, maybe checking some emails and catching up with the worlds overnight events but today is different, today it finds me handing my passport over to the Military Police. The reason? I’ve been invited to spend some time with [read more]

BAe Hawks from RAF Valley (Credit N Harding)
MOD St Athan

RAF Hawks are coming to St Athan

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) recently announced the RAF Hawks currently based at RAF Valley in North Wales are being relocated to MOD St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan. The BAe Hawk T2 aircraft are relocating on the 25th July for a period of around 1 month whilst the [read more]