Private pilot surgery

Happy New Year!

On 2 January, I hosted a live private pilot surgery / q&a.  You can watch the broadcast again here, and follow links to information and resources referred to during the event.


Panel details

  David Woodward – Private Pilot, AFISO, RT examiner
  Irv Lee, Private pilot mentor, flying instructor
  James Wood – Chief Flying Instructor, Fly By Light
  Sam Jillians – ATC Watch Manager, Gatwick Tower


Resources and links


The UK CAA Skyway Code:

Met office GA Page / aviation weather:

Airspace Safety Initiative:

Air traffic services outside controlled airpsace (ATSOCAS):

Fly on track :

General Aviation Safety Council (GASCO):

NOTAM info

Cap 774 UK flight information services

Flight information services leaflet:

The Radio Call crib sheet for zone crossings, page two of

Irv Lee’s masterclass link direct:

David Woodward has produced this handy guide to UK Flight Information Services.