Pre-Flight

Pre-flight planning is one of the most important steps to a safe flight, www.skydemonlight.com is endorsed by NATS

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Plotting a course
In-Flight

Learn how to reduce the risk of mid-air collision and airspace infringements.

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View from the cockpit
Landing

Join the airfield circuit safely by using a standard overhead join.

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Chipmunk

Downloads

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Listening squawks and LARS card

> Listening squawks and LARS

Listening squawks and LARS by location to print out on a single A4 page and fold to create an A5 card. March 2017 version includes corrected codes and added Hawarden squawk.

Eurocontrol: Ten tips for GA pilots

> Top ten tips for GA pilots

Ten ways to avoid an infringement, largely based on good airmanship and common sense.

Airprox magazine

> Airprox 2013

The UK's Airprox safety magazine - published annually by the UK Airprox Board.

> Airprox 2104

The UK's Airprox safety magazine - published annually by the UK Airprox Board.

> Airprox 2015

The UK's Airprox safety magazine - published annually by the UK Airprox Board.

Clued Up magazine

> 2016-Autumn/Winter issue

The CCA's Clued Up magazine brings you the latest news in aviation safety, topical issues, advice and contribution from pilots, air traffic controllers and safety experts from across the UK’s General Aviation community.

> 2015-Autumn issue

Clued Up magazine is the CAA's dedicated safety publication for general aviation pilots. In this edition the difficulties of flying in winter weather are explore in detail. There are also features on differences training and health issues affecting recreational pilots.

> 2015-Spring issue

Clued Up magazine is the CAA's dedicated safety publication for general aviation pilots. This issue looks at the electronic conspicuity options for light aircraft, good fuel management and how to read the weather.

> 2014-Autumn issue

Clued Up magazine is the CAA's dedicated safety publication for general aviation pilots. This issue looks at the risks of flying in IMC, the role human factors play in accidents and an update from the CAA's GA Unit.

> 2014-Spring issue

Clued Up magazine is the CAA's dedicated safety publication for general aviation pilots. This issue features circuit joining tips, advice on flying abroad and summer airspace restrictions.

> 2013-Spring issue

Clued Up magazine is the CAA's dedicated safety publication for general aviation pilots.

> 2013-Autumn issue

Clued Up magazine is the CAA's dedicated safety publication for general aviation pilots.

Leaflets and posters

> One second transponder check

In several instances pilots have triggered an emergency response by mistakenly dialing in an emergency transponder code when meaning to select a 7000 squawk.

> NATS Bristol airspace guide

A NATS guide to using the Bristol airspace - including changes to the VRP.

> What to do if you infringe – poster

Advice on what to do if you think you've infringed to help minimise the impact and safely resolve the situation.

> RIN GPS syllabus for visual navigation training

Produced by RIN this is a guide to using GPS for visual navigation

> NATS Airspace Infringement letter to flying clubs

> Cost of Infringement poster

> Joe Pasquale advert

> Bruce Dickinson advert

> MoD guide for flying safely across the Channel

> London LARS: An update for GA pilots

Farnborough LARS has been available to pilots of aircraft operating to the west of London for a number of years and is a well utilised service. In September 2007 coverage extended to the area around the Gatwick CTR/CTA with a further extension around Luton and Stansted’s airspace coming on line in March 2008. All three services are referred to collectively as London LARS with the callsign Farnborough Radar.

> Glider winch cable warning poster

> Plan your flight poster

> Unregulated aircraft safety

> R/T Kneeboard 2011 version

> Plymouth Military Radar

A guide to air traffic services offered to GA pilots by the Plymouth Military Radar unit

> RNAS Yeovilton

A guide for GA pilots flying into this Royal Navy operated aerodrome

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Articles

> More by luck than judgement

Article from General Aviation, August 2007.

> Distress & Diversion – RAF Shawbury Safety Day presentation

> UKAB – RAF Shawbury Safety Day presentation

> Directorate of Aviation Regulation & Safety – RAF Shawbury Safety Day presentation

> Military Civil Safety Day RAF Shawbury 20 May 2009 report

> Hints and tips for flying this summer

Look Out - Summer is coming and with it an increase in Class G Activity!

> FAA Certificates

Pilots who need a reissued FAA Certificate can complete the paperwork at AeroExpo

> SERA - how do the changes affect you?

Key facts you need to know about the new Standardised European Rules of the Air.

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Presentations

> It’s Good to Squawk

Transponder use – a presentation for PPL instructors to show students.