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EASA GA equipment survey – transponder, GPS & collision avoi

EASA GA equipment survey – transponder, GPS & collision avoidance/warning system

FASVIG has been asked to publicise this request to encourage GA aircraft owners that fly VFR to respond to this EASA Equipment Survey. Please respond ASAP, ideally by 15th December 2016 but absolutely no later than 15th January 2017. Instructions: – Download the Excel spreadsheet from here: RMT0679-GA-aircraft-survey-v1.xlsx – Fill in your answers in the spreadsheet (see […]

FASVIG Infringement Data Analysis

FASVIG Infringement Data Analysis

Recommendations for Infringement Workshop on 12 July 2016 Introduction Infringements of controlled airspace by GA and other users continue to occur despite the efforts of NATS, CAA and the Airspace Infringement Working Group (AIWG). There are approximately 1000 infringements every year and although reporting processes have changed, the number has remained unacceptably high. Following a […]

CAA: MAJOR CONSULTATION LAUNCHED ON IMPROVEMENTS TO UK AIRSP...

CAA: MAJOR CONSULTATION LAUNCHED ON IMPROVEMENTS TO UK AIRSPACE CHANGE PROCESS

The CAA has announced their consultation on revisions to the Airspace Change Process (CAP 725). It closes on 15th June 2016. Seeking improvements to this Process is one of FASVIG’s Packages of Change in the FAS VFR Implementation Programme  (http://fasvig.org/fasvip/poc/mas/mas-6) The link to the consultation is: https://consultations.caa.co.uk/policy-development/proposals-for-revised-airspace-change-process/consult_view The actual consultation document is here: https://consultations.caa.co.uk/policy-development/proposals-for-revised-airspace-change-process/supporting_documents/CAP%201389%20March%202016.pdf FASVIG […]

Reducing the cost of ADS-B

Reducing the cost of ADS-B

Another step forward has been announced today in reducing the cost to GA of implementing ADS-B. FASVIG support the voluntary adoption of ADS-B by GA. ADS-B offers great potential for improved traffic situational awareness and flight safety. We want to make installing ADS-B as quick, simple and low cost as possible to ensure that adopting […]