June 2020


DfT Issues Guidelines for Return to Flight Training

Today the UK Government (Department for Transport) issued updated guidance to help the General Aviation (GA) sector prepare to reopen safely for business, taking into account the return to flight training on Saturday 4th July. This post has been edited to highlight the most salient points but you are advised to read the full guidance. […]


Flight Training in England Can Resume on 4th July!

The Department for Transport has confirmed as follows: “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement earlier this week about changes to lockdown measures, I can confirm that the reopening of GA businesses and the safe restart of General Aviation dual and instructional flights will be permitted from 4 July 2020 in England. We will be publishing updated


Aerobility’s “Armchair Airshow” Set For 20th June

The Armchair Airshow 2020 will take place on Saturday 20th June at 2pm on the Aerobility YouTube channel. Please see this link for details: https://www.aerobility.com/armchair-airshow-2020To offer your support – e.g. airshow footage, or financial donation or sponsorship, please contact Mike Miller-Smith, Chief Executive, Aerobility at mike@aerobility.com or Marcus O’Shea, Armchair Airshow Co-ordinator at marcus@aerobility.com, or call


CAA Payment Plan Helps GA Cope With COVID-19

The CAA’s Head of General Aviation, Rachel Gardner-Poole, has written a letter to industry representatives in response to requests for financial assistance for the sector, as it attempts to recover from the impact of COVID-19. The letter (sent as an e-mail to the GA Partnership) states: “A number of you have asked if the CAA

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