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The UK Civil Aviation Authority has issued a revised CAP 1168 Guidance Material for Organisations, Operations and Design Requirements for Aerodromes with updated guidance for operations in winter conditions. It's applicable to all aerodromes that fall within the scope of Commission Regulation (EU) No.139/2014. Download here  
Part-NCC. It's a new European regulation that applies to Non-Commercial flights in Complex motor-powered aircraft. It's actually EASA Air Operations Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 Part-NCC and it will apply in the UK and many other European states from 25 August 2016. Part-NCC requires each operator to adhere to the same...
CAA Trainingcom
The CAA has introduced TrainingCom, an electronic newsletter for flight training professionals. The first issue, Winter 2015/16, is now available (link below). Contents: Instructors signing revalidation of single engine piston and touring motorglide class ratings Examiner currency Is your flight examiner or FICI course student from a remote part of the UK or overseas? Senior examiner (Single Pilot Aeroplanes) seminars Stalling... that old chestnut Best sources of information? Instrument ratings and IMC ratings (IR(Restricted)) misinterpretation Thinking of night flying? New alerting system launched MORE Download TrainingCom issue 1 here
video
Small video cameras such as the GoPro have become very popular with pilots and operators alike to show off the beauty of aviation. But how to mount those cameras is a bit contentious. Now the CAA has issued CAP1369 Camera Mounts Guide which says a Part 66 Licensed Aircraft...
air displays
The CAA has started a second consultation on increases in charges for air displays. It is proposing a 100% increase over 2015 charges, with an additional post-event charge based on the number of items flying. This consultation started on 1 February as well but finishes on 29 February. The CAA...
CAA charges
The CAA has started a consultation on proposed increases to the CAA Scheme of Charges. The consultation started on 1 February and ends on 4 April. The CAA plans to bring in the increases from 1 June 2016. "The main pricing strategy for 2016-17 is to maintain the 2016-17 target...