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Historic Livery Companies of the City of London Mark Royal Air Force Centenary with Guildhall Banquet and Exhibition of British Aircraft and Engines 20th April 2018 By the 1st April 2018, the first independent air force in the world, The Royal Air Force, had given the United Kingdom and the free world 100 years of Service. To mark this anniversary, the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers, the Honourable Company of Air Pilots and the Worshipful Company of...


The Air Pilots support the All Party Parliamentary Group – General Aviation (APPG-GA)  which has the following message:  General Aviation has been under considerable pressure in recent years; not least through the nation’s precious airfields being closed for other development. Given that General Aviation supports tens of thousands of high-tech jobs and growth in the UK, from training through business aviation, we want you to help - and now the perfect opportunity has...


  Heathrow have released details of the latest consultation on London runway expansion.   Please dowload the Consultation letter from the Emma Gilthorpe, Executive Director, Heathrow Expansion.  A leaflet with more details, including the dates and locations for consultation events is here.   You will find further information, including how to take part, at www.heathrowconsultation.com


At the end of the 2017 air display season at which, despite some particularly poor weekend weather, the number of spectators at UK air displays increased on the previous year, this is a good time to reflect on past events.   In 1952, there was an air display accident at Farnborough when a prototype aircraft broke up in flight.  Prior to the Shoreham accident in 2015, that was the last occasion when an air display accident in UK killed members of the public.  Just as occurred...