Archive for the ‘Airports and Airspace’ Category
Applying Bowtie Analysis to Offshore Operations
Osprey recently used Bowtie analysis as part of a drive to understand the risks associated with operating a remote offshore helideck with aviation fuelling facilities in support of Offshore Renewable Energy O …
AGL CAT 3 Resilience Study for a Major International Airport
Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) is an essential part of an airport’s Category 3 “Facility” and the service level requirements are set out in CAP 168. However, in comparison with complex equipment, such as Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), the level of safety assurance applied can be significantly different.
The development of structures and buildings within the vicinity of aerodromes may constitute as obstructions to flight operations. Development in the vicinity of aerodromes must be controlled to ensure that the safety and effectiveness of aerodrome fli …
Airport Pre-Inspection Audit
A major regional airport were keen to maintain their high level of air traffic control service and demonstrate this ability during their regular audit by the CAA Safety Regulation Group (SRG) (now Safety and Airspace Regulation Group, SARG).
Mark joined Osprey in June 2017 from the CAA where he was a Technical Airspace Regulator responsible for the assessment of airspace change projects and the safeguarding of tall structures in accordance with CAA regulations. Prior to this, Mark’s 32-yea …
Osprey has been supporting Ascent Flight Training Ltd through the provision of Airworthiness assurance support with a number of its programmes.
A change to the use or classification of airspace may be simple and straightforward to implement with little operational or environmental impact, or complex involving significant alterations to existing airspace arrangements and impact on airspace user …
Bandirran Wind Farm – Aviation Impact Assessment
Banks Renewables proposed the development of a six turbine wind farm, known as Bandirran Wind Farm, to be located near Balbeggie in Perth and Kinross District.
The principle objective of Airspace Management (ASM) is to achieve the most efficient use of the airspace based on actual need: this will be based on a seamless management of airspace configurations, supported by continuous sharing of information among …