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Flying InfoA new Temporary Flying Memorandum Serial 15 has been issued.

Having read this TFM pilots, are to initial and date the appropriate cell on the RED side of their Pilot’s Record card as acknowledgement. Provided all other approporiate currencies are in date and other TFMs currently lodged in the front of the BFC Flying Order Book have been read and acknowledged, pilots may return their Record Card to the Display Rack showing as Green.

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CHIRP 3/18 Edition 77

Safety_CHIRPA new Chirp publication has been released Click here for the latest Issue Previous Versions may be found at
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CHIRP General Aviation FEEDBACK, Edition 76

Current issue of CHIRP [No.76]. Of particular interest in this issue is the CHIRP BRIEFING TO THE CAA ABOUT GA PILOT TRAINING ISSUES

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Another Aerobatic Pilot-well done Angus


 Angus Completes the Aerobatic Rating and AOPA basic certificate and starts his aerobatic journey....

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CHIRP General Aviation FEEDBACK, Edition 75

Safety_CHIRPCHIRP General Aviation FEEDBACK, Edition 75

In this latest edition:
• letters of agreement
• charging portable electronic devices in the cockpit
• fuel selectors and fuel filler caps
• flight in IMC without a surveillance-based Air Traffic Service (how to minimise the risk)
• cowling loss

Read all about it here .

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Red Arrows Displays 2017

Touring / Fly-Outs

Red Arrows Display Dates
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We are aware that the RAF Aerobatic team expect to display at the following sites in the UK on the dates given. Restriction of Flying Orders are likely to be issued for these and probably others which have not yet been finalised, but all will be promulgated by Mauve AIC and NOTAM closer to the time, and reminders will be broadcast on the NATS AIS Freephone number: 0500 354802, 08085 354802,  or on +44(0)1489 887515 on the day.
Between displays, the team may also carry out flypasts at various venues. These, while not subject to formal restrictions, might be considered places to avoid around the time of the flypast, and will also be advised by NOTAM. See also Flyontrack


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The Bustard Flying Club

The Bustard Flying Club exists to stimulate air-mindedness and to encourage a practical interest in and knowledge of flying among the staff at MoD Boscombe Down and other eligible personnel linked to the MoD and QinetiQ.

The Club owns two aircraft (Robin DR400-140 - G-PVCV and Slingsby T-67M MkII Firefly - G-BUUI) which are available for hire by Club members; the Club also provides training to the Private Pilot's Licence (PPL) standard. Some Club members operate their own aircraft under the auspice of the Club and this allows the Club to support significantly more flying than could be achieved with just the two aircraft. The Club has some eighty members, and is administered by a Committee which is elected annually.


Cessna F172M G-SKAN in Club service until 2007



DR1180 Aiglon G-ROBN in Club service until 2006




Slingsby T-67 MkII Firefly G-BUUI introduced in 2006



Robin DR400-120 G-OYIO



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