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ADS-B can help reduce airspace infringements and mid-air col...

ADS-B can help reduce airspace infringements and mid-air collisions, says CAA

The CAA confirms ADS-B inout using 1090 MHz is its preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today confirmed that ADS-B ‘in/out’ using 1090 MHz is its preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity for general aviation, ideally used through transponders. The CAA is already working with the GA […]

Opportunity – GA Alliance airspace support consultant

Opportunity – GA Alliance airspace support consultant

The GA Alliance are seeking an Airspace Support Consultant to provide contracted remunerated airspace project support services to GA Alliance member organisations through the GAA airspace team. In particular, the role includes ongoing proactive awareness, research and analysis of strategic and local airspace issues as well as the development with others of potential solutions resulting […]

Non-Certified GPS ADS-B ‘Quick Win’ Actions – A CWG Action R

Non-Certified GPS ADS-B ‘Quick Win’ Actions – A CWG Action Response by FASVIG

FASVIG attends the CAA’s Conspicuity Working Group to represent the interests of the VFR flying community. As part of this effort, and focussing specifically on shorter term ‘Quick Win’ objectives, back in January 2017 FASVIG presented a paper to the CAA documenting some of the challenges facing this community in adopting ADS-B together with recommendations […]

FASVIG Paper – Integration of RPAS into Class G Airspace

FASVIG Paper – Integration of RPAS into Class G Airspace

The FASVIG Implementation Programme contains a number of airspace efficiency enablers. Package ATA.7 entitled “UAS Policy Compatible with VFR Operations” was enabled during FASVIG year 1 work and sought to initiate dialogue with the UAS community to seek to improve mutual understanding. This successful engagement led to further funding being agreed in year 2 work, […]