Author name: Ian Sheppard

Working to help UK airfields to survive planning and other challenges, and to establish a legally-recognised Strategic Airfield Network in the UK.


GAAC Highlights ‘Recent Work’ for Airfields

Please click here to see the latest work of GAAC or visit this new website page any time to get an update on the latest work advising airfields around the UK. From the GAAC Home Page click ‘Recent Work’. This will include the three main issues currently being worked on though there are many more, […]


BBGA 2024 Conference Report

Please see below for a report on the Annual Conference of the British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) which took place on 7th March 2024 in London. BBGA CONFERENCE REPORT


GAAC at Aero Friedrichshafen

If you’re going to the Aero Friedrichshafen show this week and want to meet up with GAAC reps, then Ian Sheppard, our communications adviser (and researcher/writer for Aviation Week), and Chris Varley, our insurance adviser (of Approach Aviation Insurance), will be visiting the show and can meet at the GA Buyer Europe /AvBuyer stand (Hall


Please Support the GAAC

Please support our ‘Save Our Airfields’ campaign to support UK airfields with their issues, for which we need £10,000 a year to cover expenses. We have active cases with 140 airfields at various levels of activity and involvement, offering considerable expertise. We also continue to work towards a protected Strategic Airfield Network. Please click on

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