The UK General Aviation associations, supported by commercial and professional bodies, have established the General Aviation Awareness Council to try to ensure that GA activity in the UK does not decline, while elsewhere, particularly in Europe, its expansion – whether in business flying, pilot training, sport, recreation or other forms – is publicly and privately encouraged.

The critical factors for the future growth of UK General Aviation are the need for more aerodromes, strategically sited to serve areas of economic development and enough free airspace in which to operate safely and efficiently.

The objectives of the Council are:

  • to EXPLAIN the nature of the GA Industry
  • to PROMOTE its purpose and value
  • to PROTECT its facilities (e.g. aerodromes)
  • to ENSURE its future

How you can help
This site states the case for General Aviation. You can assist by giving your active support to GA activity and plans both nationally and in your own community.
This will:

  • Ensure new business and sustained economic growth
  • Make sure that no locality – including yours – lacks a suitable aerodrome from which GA can fulfill its national and local responsibilities.

GAAC Council Members
Action for Airfields
Aerobatic Displays Ltd
AOPA
Airport Operators Association
Bagby Airfield
BBGA
Beadle Pup Club
Bebecar UK
British Helicopter Advisory Board
Bickerton’s Aerodromes Ltd
British Medical Pilots Association
British Microlight Aircraft Association
British Model Flying Association
B-N Group Limited
British Parachute Association
BPA Drop Zone Defence Fund
British Gliding Association
East Sussex Gliding Club
Europa Club
Fairoaks Airport
Flying Farmers Association
Guild of Air Pilots & Air Navigators
Great Massingham Airfield
HBC Aviation
Helicopter Club of Great Britain
Henstridge Airfield
Historic Aircraft Association
International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians
LAASI Aviation Ltd
Lawyers Flying Association
Old Flying MAchine Company
Old Sarum Flying Club
Pawnee Aviation
LAA – Breckland Strut
LAA – Bristol Strut
LAA – Gloster Strut
LAA – Mid-Kent Strut
LAA – Southern Strut
LAA- Swindon Strut
PPL/IR Europe
Royal Aero Club
RAF Gliding & Soaring Assn
Richard Goode Aerobatics
Royal Aeronautical Society
Shadow Owners Club
Stampe Club
Staverton Flying School
Sywell Aero Club
Sywell Aerodrome Ltd
The Air League
The Britten Foundation
The Pilot Centre (Denham)
The Light Aircraft Association
Thistle Aviation
UK Van’s RV Squadron
Vintage Aircraft Club
West London Aero Club
Wingtask 1995 Ltd
Wycombe Air Centre

GAAC Board Members
Charles Henry, FRAeS – Chairman
John Gilder – Vice Chairman
Roger Wilson – Treasurer
George Done (AOPA)
Steve Slater (LAA)
Mark Bailey (BBGA)
Amy Paul (Denham Aerodrome)
Colin Walker (IFFR)
Geoff Weighell (BMAA)
Andy Symons (BMFA)
Anthony Kedros (FFA)

GAAC Officers and Specialist Co-ordinators
President – Lord Rotherwick
Vice Presidents – David Ogilvy, Jack Wells
Secretary & Public Relations – TBA
Accountants  Focus Accounting, Retford
Website & IT Co-ordinator – Andy Symons
Planning Co-ordinator – John Gilder
Safeguarding Co-ordinator – Richard Vousden