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FAI Awards for UK Aviators

16th August 2016

The FAI has recognised several UK Aviators with Awards for 2015, as follows:

  • Alan Cassidy (BAeA) has been Awarded an FAI Silver Medal
  • Wyn Morgan (BBAC) has been Awarded a Paul Tissandier Diploma
  • Mark Morgan (BHPA) has been Awarded the Ann Welch Paramotor Diploma
  • Philip Cozens (LAA) has been Awarded ... more

Mr Vans’ to be Guest of Honour at 2016 LAA Rally

15th August 2016

 

Dick VanGrunsven, the creator of the Van’s RV range of kit-built aircraft, the most popular home-built aircraft in the world, is set to be guest of honour at the LAA Rally at Sywell on 2nd, 3rd and 4th September. The Van’s company founder and designer of more than a dozen different aircraft is making his first visit to ... more

RAeC Newsletter - Summer 2016

29th June 2016

The RAeC Newsletter for Summer 2016 is available HERE

Roger Hopkinson awarded an MBE

13th June 2016

 

LAA President and former Chairman, Roger Hopkinson has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours List, for services to the UK’s General Aviation Community. Roger joined the Board of the then Popular Flying Association (PFA) in 2004, becoming its Chairman in 2005 and leading the modernisation and revitalis... more

Europe Air Sports Newsletter - April 2016

4th May 2016

The latest Europe Air Sports Newsletter is available here

RAeC Newsletter - Spring 2016

14th April 2016

The latest issue of the RAeC Newsletter is now available HERE

Europe Air Sports Newsletter

10th February 2016

The latest issues of the Europe Air Sports Newsletter is available here in two parts

For part 1, please click HERE

For part 2, please click HERE

RAeC Newsletter - Winter 2015

5th January 2016

To download the latest RAeC Newsletter, please click HERE

LAA Welcomes New Experimental Aircraft Category

16th November 2015

The LAA has welcomed the launch, on Monday 16th November, of the new CAA CAP 1220 covering the operation of Experimental aircraft on ‘E conditions’. The Association has been closely involved from the outset, working with the CAA, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the BMAA on the initiative to stimulate the design and manu... more

2016 ROYAL AERO CLUB TRUST BURSARIES

5th November 2015

 

  • Aged between 14 years and 21 years; or for a follow-on bursary 24 years?
  • Have a basic air sport qualification?
  • Wish to advance your air sport qualifications but lack the funds?
  • Would up to £1,000 help you realise your air sport ambitions?

 

The Royal Aero Club Trust announces its bursary scheme ... more

Europe Air Sports Newsletter - October

2nd November 2015

For the latest issue of the Europe Air Sports Newsletter, please click HERE

RAeC Newsletter - Autumn 2015

2nd November 2015

For the latest copy of the RAeC Newsletter, please click here

Royal Aero Club Awards for 2015

2nd November 2015

Nominations are invited from Members for the 2015 Royal Aero Club Awards.  The deadline for receipt of nominations will be Friday 11th December 2015.

To download a copy of the document detailing the awards and the nomination form, please click HERE

NEW PRESIDENT, NEW LIFE MEMBER AND TWO NEW DIRECTORS FOR LIGHT AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION

10th October 2015

Stephen Hutt has most recently made a valuable contribution to the LAA as programme co-ordinator of the FASVIG, Future Airspace Strategy VFR Implementation Group and has a professional background which includes over 30 years of working in information technology, principally with British Airways. In addition to Marcus and S... more

Enter the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest and Show the World How Talented You Are!

25th September 2015

Are you keen on painting or drawing? Have air sports always made you dream? Are you concerned about environmental issues? If so, then pick up your pens, pencils or brushes and enter the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest. The aim is to create a picture that illustrates this years’ theme “Air Sports in Harmony with Nature”, and... more

RAeC Newsletter - Summer 2015

3rd July 2015

  

For the latest issue of the RAeC Newsletter, please click HERE

Europe Air Sports Newsletter - May 2015

26th May 2015

For the latest issue of the Europe Air Sports Newsletter, please click HERE

RAeC Newsletter - Spring 2015

30th March 2015

The RAeC Newsletter for Spring 2015 can be viewed HERE

RAeC Awards for 2014

17th March 2015

Details of the Royal Aero Club Awards for 2014 can be viewed HERE

The Presentation Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 12th May at the RAF Club, Piccadilly, London and will be kindly sponsored by Breitling UK and HR Jennings Insurance.

A ticket application form can be obtained HERE

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh hosts a lunch for the Royal Aero Club

2nd March 2015
On Wednesday 25th February, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh hosted a lunch for representatives of the Royal Aero Club (RAeC).
HRH has an extensive aviation background, having gained his RAF wings in 1953. He subsequently qualified as a helicopter pilot with the Royal Navy in 1956 and gained his private pilot’s licence in 1959. ... more
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