First announcements! General Aviation Expo 2020’s first exhibitors are here. There are still a few slots available – contact us to get involved.

A full programme will be available to pre-plan and pre-book from Monday 20 April.

Government Organisations

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    All Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG)

    Discuss ideas and issues around General Aviation in the UK today, including sharing how to make GA as accessible and safe as possible by visiting the APPG team at General Aviation Expo.

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    Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

    The Civil Aviation Authority is the statutory corporation which oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in the United Kingdom. Its areas of responsibility include: Supervising the issuing of pilots' licences, testing of equipment, calibrating of navaids, and many other inspections. Meet the CAA team on the day.

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    NATS

    NATS is the UK's leading provider of air traffic control services. Each year they handle 2.4 million flights and 250 million passengers in UK airspace. Using the most up to date technology to provide assistance, the Distress and Diversion cell at NATS provide a fixing and alerting service anywhere in the UK FIR, to civilian and military pilots, monitoring 121.5 and 243.0  24/7. Meet the team at General Aviation Expo

Airports

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    London Luton Airport

    London Luton Airport (LAA) is an international airport located in Bedfordshire. In 2018, over 16.5 million passengers passed through the airport, a record total for Luton making it the fifth busiest airport in the UK. Meet the LLA Flight Operations team to discuss airspace infringement awareness, find out more from the team.

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    Stansted Aircraft College

    Meet members from the further education college delivering courses in Aviation Operations, Cabin Crew, Engineering and Aircraft Maintenance and Hospitality and Events.  Operating in partnership with London Stansted to provide the next generation of work force and bridge the skills gap.

Flying and Aviation Organisations

  • The Light Aircraft Association

    The Light Aircraft Association has been Making Dreams Fly since 1946, through their pioneering and innovative approach to making aircraft ownership truly achievable. LAA are on hand to talk about light aviation and how they help members maintain their aeroplanes while offering affordable flying.

  • Fly About Aviation Ltd.

    Meet the flight training school team and UK & Eire Distributor for Pipistrel Aircraft, bringing you the latest in Aviation Technology.

  • Anglian Flight Centres Ltd.

    The team from Anglian Flight Centres offer advice on Pilot Flight and Theoretical Knowledge Training - helping you realise your dreams and potential. Anglian Flight Centres offer Private Pilot Licence (PPL), and National Private Pilot Licence (NPPL) courses as well as ratings for night, and Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC).

  • Royal Institute of Navigation

    The Royal Institute of Navigation aims to advance the art, science and practice of navigation and to promote knowledge in navigation and its associated sciences. The Institute runs events and international conferences and produces a bimonthly magazine. 

  • Plane Sailing

    Plane Sailing Air Displays Ltd own and operate an airworthy Consolidated PBY5-A Catalina flying boat and are based at IWM Duxford.

  • Vintage Aircraft Club

    The Vintage Aircraft Club is Britain's leading club for owners, pilots and enthusiasts of vintage and classic light aircraft.  The aim of the Vintage Aircraft Club is to provide a focal body for owners, pilots and enthusiasts of vintage and classic light aircraft by arranging fly ins and other events for the benefit of its members.

  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)

    The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is the largest aviation community in the world.

  • General Aviation Safety Council

    GASCo was founded in 1964 to provide a forum in which all of the General Aviation organisations could meet to share safety information. Today almost every organisation that represents those who supply, maintain, control, support, regulate and, most importantly, fly each and every kind of flying machine is a member of GASCo. They meet to share experiences and ideas for the improvement of flight safety.

  • Historic Aircraft Association (HAA)

    The Historic Aircraft Association (HAA) was founded in 1979 with the aim of furthering the safe flying of historic aircraft in the UK and, later on, supporting the restoration and preservation of these aircraft.

  • British Air Display Assocation

    The British Air Display Association was formed in April 2011 and seeks to encourage, promote and advance safety and standards in British air displays. 

  • Cambridge Aero Club

    A world renowned flying school, Cambridge Aero Club has been training pilots for nearly ninety years. Flight training since 1929, the club's ethos has never changed: they believe in pushing flight training to the highest of standards throughout all offering in order to allow students to achieve excellence. 

  • Elite Events

    Meet the team at Elite Events and find out more about their season of exclusive jet-set lifestyle events in London, New York and Dublin.

  • Wingly

    Experience private flights with local pilots. Europe's largest flight sharing platform.

  • Aerotiques Ltd

    The art of aviation. Manufacturers of unique artwork, furniture and functional items made from upcycled aircraft components.

Technology and Products

  • Trig Avionics

    Trig Avionics Limited was founded in January 2004. Their ambition is to provide the most innovative certified avionics products for aircraft owners and operators.

  • Garmin

    With the most comprehensive line-up of avionics upgrades in the industry, Garmin offers solutions for almost any budget and mission. Meet the team to discuss avionics solutions helping provide industry-leading capabilities, increase situational awareness and enhance decision-making.

  • ForeFlight

    ForeFlight provides an integrated flight app that gives you all the essentials for VFR and IFR route planning, flight plan filing, and flying in Europe.

  • Nicholson McLaren Aviation Ltd.

    Nicholson McLaren Aviation are a General Aviation Engine Maintenance facility, overhauling engines in the UK and across the world and specialising in Lycoming Engines and TCM Continental Engines.

  • Lambert Aviation

    Lambert Aircraft Engineering manufactures a range of light aircraft, marketed under the name Mission®. Mission aircraft are developed to modern standards and intended to meet tomorrow’s demands and requirements in general aviation. The aircraft use the latest technologies and developments and are primarily intended for flight training and recreational flying.

  • ICOM

    With over 50 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of the most technically advanced two way radio products in the world, Icom are the leading manufacturer of aviation/airband portable radio communications. Essential for safety, and ideal in power-loss situations, these products have established themselves as virtually standard kit with many flyers, from commercial airline flight crew to home build hobby pilots.

  • Pooley's Flight Equipment Limited

    Established in 1957, Pooleys has a reputation built over 6 decades as a manufacturer, publisher and supplier of the finest aviation products supplying British built and manufactured products to markets across the globe from the USA to New Zealand, from Iceland to South Africa. In the 60+ years since they were established, they estimate their products have helped over 250,000 pilots across 6 continents to learn to fly.

  • DAC Limited

    DAC design and manufacture a wide range of weatherproof telephones, emergency telephones and help points. These highly reliable and easy to install telephones and handsets are manufactured to extremely high standards.

  • Mistral Aviation LLP

    The official sales partner and sole UK sales partner for Robin Aircraft, Mistral Aviation manages quotations, purchase, importation and used Robin aircraft sales. 

  • Smooth Aviation

    Sale of runway, helipad and aircraft lights to GA markets

Charities and Education

  • Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)

    Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is a not-for-profit Christian organisation who fly light aircraft in developing countries

  • Staffordshire University

    Staffordshire University offers undergraduate and postgraduate study across three campuses including world class healthcase and digital technology education. 

  • STEM Flyer

    The 'STEM-Flyer' 7 Continents Challenge has been created in collaboration with the RAeS, the AAPG for General Aviation and STEM Learning UK and is to be used as a tool to inspire the next generation of STEM and aviation professionals.

  • Stowe Maries

    Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is the last remaining Great War Aerodrome that has been unaltered since its inauguration. It was closed in 1919 after serving during the Great War first as an RFC base, then an RAF station. Rediscovered and reopened in 2014, it is still the largest collection of extant RFC buildings in Europe, and now a fantastic heritage site with exhibitions, aircraft and facilities for a great visit. Predominantly a volunteer-led charity, it won the Queens award for volunteering in 2019.

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