URGENT-ACTIVE GLIDING SITES INCORRECTLY MARKED AS 'DISUSED' ON LATEST CAA CHARTS
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We’ve been informed by the CAA that seven sites are incorrectly charted on the 2017 500k paper charts, as follows:

 

METFIELD HANG-GLIDING SITE (522151N 0012330E)
SALTBY GLIDING SITE (524947N 0004245W)
UPOTTERY HANG-GLIDING SITE (505305N 0030921W)
WETHERSFIELD GLIDING SITE (515824N 0003036E)
ASTON DOWN GLIDING SITE (514228N 0020750W)
BURN GLIDING SITE (534445N 0010504W)
DRIFFIELD HANG-GLIDING SITE (535942N 0002857W)

 

Following representations made by LAA, BGA and other organisations, the CAA has now confirmed that the electronic VFR charts that are supplied to companies such as SkyDemon and RunwayHD will be amended, but please treat the above locations as ‘LIVE’!!

 

 

7th April 2017