British Balloon & Airship Club
The BBAC negotiates with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and other bodies over rules and regulations which affect our flying.

The CAA delegates many functions to the BBAC. These include annual inspections of balloons, examinations, passenger flying operations and balloon certification.

The BBAC negotiates with the National Farmers Union (NFU) and the Country Land and Business Association (CLBA) and has a national system of reporting areas where balloons have been asked not to land. Typically these would be stud farms or pig farms. This information is gathered locally and reported to the national data base.

A national map system means that a pilot travelling to a different area of the UK has exactly the same information about local issues as the local pilots.
The BBAC is manned by volunteers. It produces a bi-monthly magazine (Aerostat) on general ballooning issues and a monthly newsletter (Pilotís Circular) on flying matters.

For more information see www.bbac.org .
 
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