• Please see below for details of events that staff from our GA Unit will be attending.

  • Location  Event details  CAA involvement
     Duxford The Duxford Airfield Safety Day is a fantastic opportunity for the general aviation community to meet with aviation experts, listen to presentations and ask questions There will be limited CAA attendance at this event (no tabletop stand)

     

    Location  Event details  CAA involvement
    Popham Everything you need to know about flying, buying and maintaining Microlights at the Microlight Trade Fair at Popham Airfield Staff attending from the CAA will be able to provide technical advice on any Airworthiness, operations and policy queries.

     

     

    Location  Event details  CAA involvement
     Old Warden Everything you need to know about flying, buying and maintaining gyros at the Gyro Gathering Day. CAA staff attending will be able to provide technical advice on any Airworthiness, operations and policy queries. Staff will also be attending technical forums. 
    Location  Event details  CAA involvement
    Sywell 

    AeroExpo: Mainly a trade fair exhibiting all types, from ultralights through to turbo props and jets, but it will include fly-ins, demonstration flying of those aircraft and a few traditional air displays.

    The CAA's GA Unit will be delivering a presentation in the main theatre between 11:00 and 12:00 (1 June to 3 June): 'Update from the GA Unit'

    The CAA stand will consist of:

    The GA Unit who will be able to provide technical advice on any Airworthiness, operations and policy queries.

    The Shared Service Centre who will be able to assist and answer any questions on pilot licences.

    The Air Space Initiative who will be available to provide advice on how to prevent airspace infringement.

    Location  Event details  CAA involvement
     Enstone The 2017 Single Seat Freedom Rally will take place between 30 June and 2 July 2017. This popular event is attended by SSDR enthusiasts, pilots and manufacturers. The event attracts close to 100 visiting SSDR aircraft. The GA Unit will be present to provide technical advice on any Airworthiness, operations and policy queries. 

     

    Location  Event details  CAA involvement
    Bristol  The 39th balloon fiesta, as its name suggests, is principally a gathering for balloon enthusiasts, with 150 hot air balloons and ground attractions including music and a fair. There are also air displays. Balloon launches Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Nightglows on Thursday and Saturday. The GA Unit will be present to provide technical advice on any Airworthiness, operations or policy queries.

     

    Location  Event details  CAA involvement
    Sywell The annual LAA Rally attracts almost two thousand visiting aircraft and is the single largest event of its kind in Europe

    The CAA stand will consist of staff from:

    The GA Unit will be able to provide technical advice on any Airworthiness, operations and policy queries.

    The Shared Service Centre will be able to assist and answer any questions on pilot licences.

     

  • Please see below for details of events that staff from our GA Unit have attended.

  • On 19th January a delegation from the GA Strategic Forum met Aviation Minister Robert Goodwill MP to discuss the first formal Progress Report on the Department of Transport General Aviation Strategy issued in March 2015.

    Read the meeting report.