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FASVIG Launches Champion Project Teams

FASVIG Launches Champion Project Teams

Today, FASVIG is announcing the launch of its Champion Project Teams. The Project Teams will be working to further develop the Packages of Change published in the FAS VFR Implementation Programme. Nearly 100 members of the General Aviation community have volunteered to be FASVIG Champions. Working together in virtual teams, they will help develop solutions to […]

FASVIG and Drones

FASVIG and Drones

The growth in the use of drones has a number of potential implications for VFR flight. Drones are also know by their more official name of Unmanned Aircraft Systems or UAS. The Package of Change in the FAS VFR Implementation Programme (FASVIP) related to UAS is ATA.7 UAS Policy Compatible with VFR Operations Therein it […]

FASVIG Seeks Airspace Training Services. Can You Help?

FASVIG Seeks Airspace Training Services. Can You Help?

The Future Airspace Strategy VFR Implementation Group (FASVIG) has 98 Champions who have volunteered to help deliver the FAS VFR Implementation Programme (FASVIP). These Champions include air traffic controllers, current and ex military and airline pilots, flying instructors, private pilots, glider pilots, hang glider and paraglider pilots, located across the UK. FASVIG will soon be […]

Radio spectrum win for global flight tracking

Radio spectrum win for global flight tracking

From Air Traffic Management.net Agreement has been reached at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva on the allocation of radiofrequency spectrum for global flight tracking in civil aviation. The frequency band 1087.7-1092.3 MHz has been allocated to the aeronautical mobile-satellite service (Earth-to-space) for reception by space stations of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) emissions from aircraft […]

500th Subscriber to FASVIG Newsletters

500th Subscriber to FASVIG Newsletters

Yesterday, 23rd October 2015, the number of subscribers to FASVIG email Newsletters passed the 500 mark. Thanks everyone for your support ! It is easy to subscribe – just follow this link: Subscribe for FASVIG Newsletters Past issues of the Newsletters are available here: Newsletter Past Issues FASVIG’s following on Twitter is growing too, with 90 […]

UK extends SERA exemptions

UK extends SERA exemptions

 5th Aug 2015 The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today confirmed that some of the UK’s existing exemptions from the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) will continue. The CAA will continue to work closely with the European Commission, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and UK Department for Transport (DfT) regarding the development and implementation […]