EASA have published the 1st edition of the Sailplane Rule Book. When completed it will combine most regulations for sailplanes into a single document. It can be downloaded from IGSA Document and Forms or from here
Following approval of IGSA CAE Issue 1 Rev 1 by the IAA a number of the Airworthiness forms have been updated. All current forms are on the Airworthiness Forms page.
From 1st October 2020 the IGSA becomes a PART-CAO organisation following issuing of an approval by the IAA. As a result a number of the airworthiness forms have been revised. They are all available on the Airworthiness Forms page.
The IGSA Council has issued the following statement: It has been announced by the Government that, from the 29th June, all sporting activities, including contact sports, may resume as well as hairdressers and barbers. In view of this relaxing of restrictions, the IGSA no longer advises against dual flying provided steps are taken to […]
A number of the Airworthiness Forms have been revised following the introduction of PART-ML on 24th March 2020. Affected forms are 200,202,203 and 112.
The 2020 IGSA Operational Regulations have been published. These take into account recent changes in EASA Pilot Licencing and the coming into force of PART-SFCL – Sailplane Flight Crew Licencing. They also cater for the new PART-ML – Maintenance Light – and SERA – Single European Rules of the Air regulations. OpRegs2020
The 2017 IGSA AGM will be held on Saturday 19th January 2019 at the Citywest Hotel, Saggart at approx 1630.
The use of 8.33kHz radio channels comes into force on 1st Jan 2019. However a derogation applies in Class G airspace in the Ireland. 8.33kHz channels will be mandatory in UK airspace incl Northern Ireland. See Radios page for more details.
The Form 200 has been revised. All forms are on the http://www.igsa.ie/airworthiness/forms/ page. Old versions must be withdrawn.
A number of forms have been revised including the 200, 203, 208, 211 and 112. All are on the http://www.igsa.ie/airworthiness/forms/ page. Old versions must be withdrawn.