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8.33KHz Aviation Handheld Radios Approved for Operators of EASA Balloons, Dirigibles/Non-rigid Airships and Gliders
Following the announcement by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in 2013 to make 8.33kHz handportables legal for airborne use in the UK (Approval Number LA301075), the CAA has extended the approval to operators of EASA Balloons, Dirigibles/Non-rigid Airships and Gliders to also use handheld 8.33kHz radios airborne.
Information describing this has been published following discussions between the GA industry associations and the CAA. A number of conditions do apply and we suggest that you read the information notice in full. The information notice can be viewed here.
Civil Aviation Authority Information Notice Number: IN-2015/098
The IC-A6E 25kHz/8.33 kHz and the IC-A24E 25kHz/8.33 kHz Aviation VHF handportables with VOR are available from all authorised Icom dealers.
For further details about these products, please visit the IC-A6E and IC-A24E dedicated product pages
on our website.
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