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Licence Standardisation EASA

The article should be read in the knowledge that within Europe, the Europa is normally regarded as an Annex ii Non EASA aircraft. CAA COMMENT: Brexit: It remains a mandatory regulatory requirement that all licence holders convert their JAR licence to EASA by 8 Apr...

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Europa G-RATZ has now flown more than 2600 hours.

According to Bill Goldsmith, the Europa G-RATZ has now flown more than 2600 hours. One pilot, one aircraft. Consequently the pairing of Bill Goldsmith and the Europa G-RATZ are the current record holders worldwide for most hours. Unless someone else knows better?   P...

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Data Protection and the Europa Club

European law is changing about making contact information available and the information the Club holds on you. This effects sharing member information. At this time, the website will not allow contact information to be shared. When the new law comes into effect, there may be...

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LAA Airworthiness Alert. AIL December 2017 XS Aircraft Update

LAA Airworthiness Alert. AIL December 2017 XS Aircraft Update Europa Mods Officer Nigel Graham confirms that a Club member has developed a Fuel Bend option for the XS Europa The Fuel Bend is offered for sale.  See the Member Sales area of the website. http://www.thee...

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The Winter edition of the Europa Flyer is coming

Arriving over the New Year festivities.   Posted by Bob Hitchcock following a suggestion by Tony Wickens Remove end of January 2018 unless superseded.

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LAA Airworthiness Alert. AIL December 2017 Classic Aircraft Update

Europa Mods Officer Nigel Graham confirms that a Club member has developed a Fuel Pipe option for the Classic Europa which has recently received approval for from the LAA . The Fuel Pipe is offered for sale. The Fuel Pipe Mod is in response to the recent Airworthiness Aler...

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141 Horse power Rotax 915 gets approved

Rotax press release link  http://www.flyrotax.com/files/Bilder/News%20Rotax/Downloads/press%20Release%20_Rotax915iS%20Certification_20171219.pdf       Posted by BH Remove end January 7018 unless superseded.  

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Noise Certificates are now available.

Noise Certificates are available again following temporary delay due to verifications. http://www.theeuropaclub.org/the-club/loans-services-and-noise-certificates/noise-certificates         Posted by BH. Remove Front Page End February 2018 unless su...

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LAA Airworthiness Alert. AIL December 2017 All Europas

The LAA have made  reference to an AIL in the December Safety Spot  issue of  LAA Light Aviation Magazine. It has been brought to the attention of the LAA that the new AIL itself has not been received by the Europa community. !INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE BELOW!...

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Safetycom extension granted by CAA

The change to 8:33 kHz spacing is being realised throughout Europe. Many private grass airstrips rely on Safetycom for  air to air communication, plus handheld to aircraft communications. The Safetycom frequency of 135.475 has been granted an exemption by the CAA until...

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Belgium, Spain & Greece are welcoming Europas

Belgium, Spain and Greece amongst others  welcoming Europas ECAC publish a list of the prerequirements for homebuilt aircraft entering their airspace The ECAC table was challenged by the Europa Club as being misleading and ECAC responded as follows: Thank you for hav...

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Older pilots should fly more often

GASCO. General Aviation Safety Council have published guidance to all older pilots.    Fly frequently or not at all. Physical health is crucial. Diet and exercise are all important here. Note the gist of every instruction/clearance from Air Traffic before readi...

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Ready 833kHz Mandatory when flying in controlled airspace within Europe.

Note 8.33 is mandatory in Europe as of January 2018. When flying in controlled airspace in Europe, you must have an 8.33kHz radio to meet the mandate. If you do not update to 8.33kHz you may cause interference on adjacent channels for 8.33 radio users.You will not be able to...

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EASA European and CAA National regulations permit cost sharing as follows:

EASA European and UK CAA National regulations permit cost sharing as follows:  The flight is a cost-shared flight by private individuals.The direct costs of the flight must be shared between all of the occupants of the aircraft, including the pilot, up to a maximum o...

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Annual dinner 2017

The Europa club annual dinner took place at the Charlecote Pheasant hotel and was enjoyed by all who attended There a fine selection of raffle prizes donated by various aviation companies. First prize a Personal Locator Beacon donated by LX avionics was won by Steve Pitts...

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LAA Rally success

The Europa Club stand at the rally was well attended throughout, with64 members signing the attendance register and enjoying chatting toothers over coffee and cake. The newly refurbished/ resurrected G-XSDJwas on the stand and provoked a lot of interest. It is of course quit...

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Europa Club Website - re-Launch Day!

Europa Club updated Website & new Database - Official re-Launch Day!      

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