Collision avoidance has been enhanced around Oban Airport thanks to the installation of a FLARM receiver on site. Invented in 2004 FLARM was originally developed as a collision avoidance system for gliders and sailplanes and has further expanded into the General Aviation, light aircraft and UAV domains. There are now over 25,000 FLARM systems installed in aircraft worldwide. Iain Marshall
Due to on going grass cutting activities during the months of May – October pilots of rotary aircraft visiting outwith aerodrome operating hours are requested not to overfly any airside grassed areas at low level.
HERO Scottish Malts Classic Reliability Trial and Classic Car Tour the premier classic car event in Scotland to visit Oban Airport on 29th April 2014. Following the success of the 2012 event, Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation (HERO) is delighted to announce the return of the Scottish Malts Classic Reliability Trial and Classic Car Tour on
Building on the success of last years’ event Oban Airport is delighted to welcome again this year participants of the LEJOG Reliability and Touring Rally 2013. Open to cars built before 1984, the aim of the trial is to allow crews to experience the heydays of British Rallying by day and night with overnight stops on the Saturday and Sunday. Covering approximately 1500 miles