Most countries are member of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and as such have signed the "Chicago Convention 1944" (111 pages, 2 MB). Aviation rules and regulations in member countries are based on the recommendations of the ICAO.
This section of the site intends to follow the latest developments concerning our part of the aviation community.
Some of the most important latest issues concerning experimental aircraft and their pilots are summed up. Not a complete digest of all rules, only those which are the most important regarding flight safety.
A list of links to organizations in worldwide aviation, ICAO, AOPA, FAA and other country specific CAA's can be found here.
Important to all pilots with or wishing to obtain a PPL or higher license. You will need to do an aviation related English test, it comprises of a listening and conversation part with examiners. It really is no biggie, but it needs to be done. And, people, do use English on the aircraft radio!
ICAO has layed out a number of airspace classes (A - G) and every country should consider adopting these recommendations. This worldwide standard enhances flight safety. To be complete we have also included the standard ICAO VMC minima for you as a refresher to study.
The European Union has its own aviation agency regulating rules and regulations in the whole union. Although some member states still have local regulations regarding aviation.
As the largest market for experimental aircraft we need to have a page with a RSS feed, this will keep you up to date with the latest aviation news from the US FAA.
From the UK CAA we implement a RSS feed with the latest aviation issues, recommendations and AD's. Information is also obtained from the EASA.Written by EAI.