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Wildcat 2016 Season Review Leave a comment Read more »

Wildcat 2016 Season Review

Impact of CAA changes The 2016 UK air display season got off to a nervous start with widespread concern as the Civil Aviation Authority released details of their latest “post Shoreham” proposal that, in their words, described ways to improve safety at airshows in the…


Prepping for 2016: pilot paperwork Leave a comment Read more »

Prepping for 2016: pilot paperwork

Last week we blogged about how we ensure our aircraft are fit and legal to operate. Well the aeroplanes are no good without pilots, and there are a number of essential steps that we have to take to also make sure that the Wildcat pilots are fit,…


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CAA Display Pilots’ Pre-Season Symposium

On 7 March the Wildcat team headed over to a very wet and foggy Sywell Aerodrome near Northampton for the 2013 CAA Display Pilots’ Pre-Season Symposium.  Co-hosted by the UK Civil Aviation Authority and the Guild of Air Pilots And Navigators (GAPAN), this annual event…


Wildcat gets CAA Approval for 2012 Display Season Leave a comment Read more »

Wildcat gets CAA Approval for 2012 Display Season

Annual Authorisation to Display In order for any pilot to fly in a UK Flying Display they must first hold a valid Display Authorisation(DA) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority on an annual basis. Today, 26th March, Mike Wood and Cliff Spink who are both…


Norwich Airport controlled airspace gets approved by CAA Leave a comment Read more »

Norwich Airport controlled airspace gets approved by CAA

Controlled airspace around Norwich Airport to come into effect on 08 March 2012 Following a long period of research, consultation and planning, the controlled airspace which everyone thought would be applied around Norwich Airport has finally been approved.  For anyone planning on tootling about VFR…


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